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Posted on Wednesday, May 20, 2015
In partnership with the East Coast Forum, Sofitel Brisbane Central invites you to attend an 
exclusive Business Networking Breakfast discussion on the merits of a possible Brisbane Bid 
for the 2028 Olympic Games.

Five exceptional speakers will explore the costs and benefits of whether Brisbane & regional 
Queensland should join Melbourne & Sydney as Australian hosts of an Olympic Games. 

Ian Thorpe OAM, Australian Olympic legend;
Sallyanne Atkinson AO, Former Lord Mayor;
John Wagner, Successful Toowoomba businessman; 
Max Walters OAM, Seven QLD Managing Director;
and Peter Collyns, Qantas QLD State Manager

The speakers will all share their views on what dividends might flow, what it takes, and what it will cost to be an Olympic Games host.

For full event information and speaker bio's please click HERE

Venue:    Ballroom Le Grand at Sofitel Brisbane Central
                249 Turbot Street, Brisbane 4000
Date:      Thursday 11th June 2015
Time:     6:45am for a 7:15am sit down
RSVP:   By Friday 5th June 2015 to or (07) 3835 3535

Le Cellier

Posted on Wednesday, February 25, 2015
The perfect wine paired with the perfect meal makes for a decadent and seamless dining experience and at Thyme², the brand new addition of Le Cellier provides the opportunity to create matches made in heaven. 

Discover a range of sommelier selected red, white and sparkling wines with ‘perfect pairing’ suggestions displayed alongside gourmet dishes on the interactive buffet. 

Available for Lunch or Dinner ** Lunch - $24 Advantage Plus members - $22 Dinner - $28 

** Must accompany a dining experience ** 

Sunday Brunch

Posted on Wednesday, February 25, 2015
Brisbaneites love nothing more after a Sunday sleep-in than indulging in a delicious, leisurely Brunch to bridge the culinary gap between breakfast and lunch. 

As a part of The Grand Tour promotion throughout March, Thyme² will be offering a Brunch experience unlike anything else in Brisbane with an incredible offering of sweet and savory delights all with a signature French touch. 

Guests can expect favorites such as eggs benedicts, New York style MYO bagels plus doughnuts, pancakes and ice-cream alongside European salads, a traditional Boulangerie cart and market fresh seafood. ** 

As is customary in Europe, no meal is complete without wine and music so the Thyme² Brunch will also include sparkling wine and live music throughout. 

Thyme² welcomes reservations, celebrations and group bookings so no more waiting on the footpath, it’s all five star service and relaxation when Brunching at Thyme². 

Timings / Pricing Brunch 11am to 230pm $76pp With sparkling wine from 11am to 230pm served at the table. 

** Brunch bookings are for 2hours, buffet menu items vary between timings. 

Sofitel Brisbane Central wins Best Marketed Hotel

Posted on Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Sofitel Brisbane Central enjoyed great success at last night’s Queensland Hotel Association (QHA) Awards night, winning the prestigious ‘Best Marketed Hotel’ title before a room of 1,000 industry peers.

Mention was made of the hotel’s cohesive, well planned and wonderfully executed marketing activities and strategic partner alignments with General Manager, Marcus Hanna saying it was a great honor for the hotel’s marketing team to be recognised for the hard work and dedication they show to the hotel and the Sofitel brand.

Earlier in the evening, Sofitel Brisbane Central also took home ‘Best Prestige Restaurant’ for Privé249. 

Prive249 wins Best Prestige Restaurant at the QHA Awards

Posted on Tuesday, October 28, 2014

For Privé249 the accolades continue with yet another coveted award bestowed upon the modern French fusion restaurant within Sofitel Brisbane Central.

At last night’s Queensland Hotel Association (QHA) Awards night in front of a 1,000 strong industry crowd, Privé249 took out Best Prestige Restaurant.

Privé249 (Privé meaning private in French and 249 being the hotel’s address on Turbot Street) has long been a Brisbane favorite for exquisite fine dining with Chef de Cuisine, Joshua Okorn leading the kitchen.

For the second year Privé249 has also been awarded a Chef’s Hat through Fairfax’s The Good Food Guide national restaurant rating program.

Known for his love of molecular gastronomy and naming Heston Blumenthal as one of his culinary idols, chef Joshua Okorn says guests of Privé249 can expect the unexpected when enjoying his restaurants signature degustation’s or attending one of Privé249’s regular spectacular events. 

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