Thu, May 7, 2015
7th May 2015 - The Langham, London has announced an exclusive partnership with Chez Roux Limited to operate its food and beverage outlets and conference and events banqueting. Since Roux at The Landau first launched in 2010, the restaurant has fast become one of the most sought after dining destinations in the capital, ranking amongst the leading restaurants in London.
Offering a unique proposition in the hospitality sector, with consistent Chez Roux quality served throughout the hotel, guests will experience the legendary culinary expertise and French haute cuisine of legendary father and son team, Michel Roux Jr and Albert Roux, within the elegant surroundings of The Langham, London.
Roux protégé Chris King, based as Head Chef at Roux at The Landau since its opening, will now oversee all outlets as Executive Chef at The Langham, London under the direction of Stéphane Lafon, Director of Food & Beverage. Cherish Finden will continue to be at the helm of The Langham Afternoon Tea with Wedgwood at Palm Court.
Timed to coincide with the 150th anniversary year of the hotel, the new food and beverage offering will also enable guests celebrating special occasions within the hotel’s extensive conference and events space to experience the exceptional Roux cuisine and seamless Langham, London service.
As highlighted by Duncan Palmer, Managing Director of The Langham, London & Regional Vice President Europe, the extension of the partnership with Chez Roux is well timed to coincide with the launch of several new areas in the hotel during its 150th year: “Chez Roux is a valued partner of The Langham, London and together with the newly renovated areas of the hotel, this offering will further elevate the hotel to the next echelon of luxury. This is a truly unique proposition for London and we are excited to spearhead a new concept within the luxury hospitality arena”.
The exclusive partnership will be rolled out throughout 2015 across Conference and Events, In Room Dining, the hotel’s all day dining restaurant, Palm Court, ‘World’s Best Bar’ Artesian bar menu, and within the new Langham Club Lounge, due to launch on 1st June. As added by Michel Roux Jr: "I'm really excited about the new partnership with The Langham. Since the opening of Roux at The Landau, we have had a great relationship sharing values of excellence and discerning tastes, so this next step seems only natural to me. To be partnered with such a prestigious team who understand and value what we do in the kitchen is a great testament to what the Rouxs strive for and what the likes of myself and Chris King do day in, day out."
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The Langham, London
Celebrating its 150th anniversary in 2015, The Langham, London was opened in 1865 by HRH The Prince of Wales (later King Edward VII) as Europe’s first ‘Grand Hotel’. From the outset it boasted an unrivalled location at the top of Regent Street and this is still true today with an enviable address in the heart of the West End. After an extensive transformation, The Langham has exquisitely appointed guestrooms and suites, classically styled and evoking a warm residential feel with renowned service that bears the hallmarks of the hotel’s rich heritage that spans three centuries.
Palm Court is famed as the birthplace of the afternoon tea tradition, an indulgent ritual that continues today. Artesian is a glamorous bar designed by the acclaimed late David Collins and is a social hub for chic Londoners conjuring up classic and innovative cocktails, receiving the coveted accolade of ‘World’s Best Bar’ for two consecutive years. In partnership with culinary icons father and son Albert and Michel Roux Jr, Roux at the Landau restaurant sees Roux protégé Chef Chris King create classically-constructed dishes using the finest seasonal ingredients with a contemporary style of presentation. Chuan Spa is a pampering haven and is London’s first luxury hotel spa to incorporate the ancient principles of Traditional Chinese Medicine into its signature treatments and ambience.
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