Home' micenet eMag : micenet February 2018 Contents SYDNEY’S MOST ANTICIPATED HOTEL IS NOW OPEN
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My Magnifique Voyage
9 flexible meeting rooms & spaces
An Iconic Hotel
s most enviable waterside address
(formerly Newport Arms)
Merivale is set to open Bert’s, an elegant yet
informal brasserie and bar overlooking the pristine
Pittwater estuary and expansive grounds of The
Newport, in early January. Led by an impressive
line-up of hospitality talent – Executive Chef
Jordan Toft, Group Sommelier MS Franck
Moreau and Group Bars Manager Sam Egerton –
Bert’s will serve a coastal European menu in a
dining room fit for an era gone by.
Whimsical and nostalgic, Bert’s is inspired by the
grand hotel dining rooms of the 1930s, relaxed
with the easy air of Sydney’s Northern Beaches.
The impressive kitchen takes centre stage,
accented by charcoal ovens and basque grills,
opening up to an elegant brasserie and cocktail
lounge. Its colour palette of jade green and coral
pink sings throughout. Bert’s food harks back to
its environment, marrying the class of the early
20th century and frivolity of the 60s, with
celebration firmly in mind. The menu is broken
up into the open kitchens you see within the
dining room – starting with the raw bar’s classic
offerings of natural oysters, dressed crab and
toasted brioche canapés followed by leaf salads
and charcuterie from the larder. For mains,
guests can choose lobster from the tank, a
selection of beef or whole fish roasted in the
charcoal oven or cooked over the basque grills,
accompanied by simple preparations of
vegetables. Dessert will be decadent and fun to
finish the celebration in style.
Coogee Pavilion Rooftop
Coogee Pavilion Rooftop is a stunning oasis
with unrivalled views of the Eastern Sydney
coastline, offering flexibility for a broad range of
functions and events. Whether you’re hosting a
large scale cocktail party across the entire floor,
or looking for a reserved area in one of the four
eclectic indoor and outdoor bars, there is a
space to suit everyone at Coogee Pavilion. It
can accommodate up to 600 for cocktails.
events to learn more.
2016: Winner ‘Best Achievement in Venue Management’ - Australian Event Awards; State and
National Winner ‘Banqueting and Catering’ – MEA; Winner ‘Corporate Social
Responsibility’ – MEA.
2017: International events, including the Maruti Suzuki International Dealer Incentive, Sheung
Hei International Gala Dinner and the Asian Paints Incentive Dinner.
Not a bad first 20 years, with plenty more exciting announcements to come in 2018, not just
for Sydney Showground but the entire Sydney Olympic Park precinct, with many more major
events also scheduled.
Visit www.sydneyshowground.com.au to learn more.
Sofitel Sydney Darling Harbour
Back in Sydney, the all new Sofitel Sydney Darling Harbour that opened in October 2017, is
proving a hit with the business event sector.
The new build offers 590 stylish guest rooms including 35 lavish suites with breathtaking
views of Sydney Harbour. Guests can enjoy three bars, a restaurant, executive club lounge,
outdoor infinity pool and fully equipped gym.
Planners can run bespoke events in one of nine versatile function spaces seating four to 450
The large foyer area includes a marble registration desk and offers the perfect setting for
arrival receptions and catering breaks. All meeting spaces offer expansive five metre high
ceilings, the latest in audio-visual technology, touch pad lighting control, and high speed internet
facilities. And the planning process is made easier with the assistance of a dedicated
While there, be sure to check out the Champagne Bar - a sparkling and sophisticated
environment offering the world’s finest champagne. Guests can indulge in vintage cuvees and
exclusive bottles - including the collaboration between Roederer Champagne House and the
world famous designer Philippe Starck – or intricately prepared cocktails by mixologists.
Dinners are also popular. Guests will discover a French inspired grill combining flavours of the
south of France with locally sourced produce at Atelier by Sofitel. Complete the dining experience
with a creative dessert and exceptional wine from Australia, France and around the world.
Organise micro-meetings at the ground-floor lobby bar, Esprit Noir, or simply sit back and
relish the refined atmosphere while having a glass of wine after a long day.
Choose a Club Room or suite on levels 28 and above to access the exclusive Club Millesime
Lounge located 35 floors above the city - delivering personalised service, breakfast with
panoramic views over the city skyline, French afternoon tea, evening canapés, a private meeting
room, and so much more.
To learn more visit www.sofitelsydneydarlingharbour.com.au or contact Nathan Telfer on
A luxury corner room bathroom
at Sofitel Darling Harbour.
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