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New Chef Coming to Grand Mercure Hongqiao Shanghai
Grand Mercure Hongqiao Shanghai warmly welcomed the newly appointed Western Executive Chef, Mr. Sacha Hernaus on June 15th, 2009.
Chef Sacha began his chef career in 1983, and he became Executive Chef in 1991. Till November 2008, he worked as Executive Chef of Regal International East Asia Hotel in Shanghai. Also, Chef Sacha is the member of Disciple d’Escoffier China, the international association for the transmission and the evolution of the cooking. Before he joined Grand Mercure Hongqiao Shanghai, he worked at La Maison and Sasha’s restaurant in Shanghai.
Chef Sacha also had cooking experience in some Michelin star rated restaurants in the Caribbean and in France. He also did 4-month traineeship with Roger Verger, one of the most famous figures of the French gastronomy.
Chef Sacha is a traditional and modern Chef, specialized in cooking fish, sea food, classic French cuisine and Asian fusion flavors. He enjoys cooking with creativities, “let’s work the senses”, while keeping the natural taste of food.
After his participation, we are sure that with his cooking experience and new culinary ideas, he will bring us more refreshments and surprises at Asiatique restaurant of Grand Mercure Hongqiao Shanghai.
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Well located in the business and exhibition district of Hongqiao, Grand Mercure Hongqiao Shanghai enjoys close proximity to downtown Shanghai and Hongqiao International Airport, making it highly popular for both business and leisure travelers.
With contemporary design and spacious living, where the perfect Grand Mercure room is about a good night's sleep. Designed for genuine comfort this hotel is ideal for extended business stays and family trips. Each room offers superior facilities and services from quality bedding, broad band internet access, LCD TV, 24 hour room service and kitchenette facilities to private balconies. An exemplary level of business support services, concierge assistance and a fully equipped gym is also available to guests.
The multifunctional features banquet rooms, multi functional meeting rooms with various configurations to meet different needs.
Guests may enjoy themselves at Stir & Shake Bar, the all–day dining café, and Asiatique Restaurant .