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.
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.
Sofitel Brisbane Central, in partnership with Muk Muk Fine Art will open a new retrospective exhibition by renowned Aboriginal artist Kudditji Kngwarreye at Sofitel Brisbane Central on Friday 19th July.
Now in his late 80’s Kudditji is one of Australia’s leading Aboriginal artists. Heralding from the small remote community of Utopia in Central Australia, Kudditji has achieved international success with his signature abstract painting style.
Likened to the work of Mark Rothko, Kudditji Kngwarreye employs blocks of complementary and contrasting colours. These works move in gradients of colour or sharp contrasts, telling a narrative of connection to country. Audiences engage with the works spiritual nature through the movement of light and colour across a landscape.
The exhibition is on display at Sofitel Brisbane Central lobby gallery from Friday 19th July until Saturday 5th October.
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