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01 February 2017

Press Release

10 YEARS OF THE CHARLES HOTEL – 10 CULINARY DISCOVERIES

The Charles Hotel begins 2017, its anniversary year, with 10 journeys of culinary discovery

Munich, February 2017 – The Charles Hotel, the Rocco Forte Hotel in Munich, has reason for celebration this year, as it marks its 10 year anniversary. On 7 October 2007, the 5 star superior hotel, situated between Munich’s Old Botanical Garden and the Königsplatz, opened its doors for the first time.

With an itinerary packed full of foodie highlights and exclusive experiences, Sophia’s Restaurant & Bar will be leading the celebration at the start of this anniversary year. 10 different journeys of culinary discovery provide guests with excellent menus, choice wines and cocktail making classes hosted by the very best talents in the cooking world. Alongside first-class, international winemakers and Michelin star chefs, executive chef Michael Hüsken will take guests on a new culinary journey each month between February and November.

Wine connoisseurs can uncover the intricate skill of pairing food and wine whilst enjoying exceptional cuisine, with expert explanations from prolific winemakers of Germany. Expert bartender Timon Kaufmann will show guests how to create the most delicious coffees and cocktails in Sophia’s Bar, and champagne lovers can enjoy the champagne menu with oenologist Amelie Chatin. These culinary events bring a range of different cuisines to the heart of Munich - whether it is a Scottish experience with Michelin starred chef Jeff Bland from Number One, Edinburgh, or Japanese with Tohru Nakamura, The Charles Hotel will provide guests with exclusive experiences in celebration of this momentous anniversary.

26 February, 2017
Old favourites reinvented with 1 Michelin star chef Nico Burkhardt (Restaurant OLIVO, Stuttgart) from 7.30pm

7 March, 2017
Culinary wine experience with winemaker Markus Schneider from the Palatinate region (Achiever of the Year in 2007, according to the Gault Millau wine guide) 7.30pm

29 April, 2017
Coffee and cocktail making with expert bartender Timon Kaufmann from 6.00pm

20 May, 2017
Wine & Dine with winemaker Philipp Wittmann from Rhinish Hesse (Vineyard of the Year 2015, awarded by Schlemmer Atlas) from 7.30pm

25 June, 2017
Japanese flair with 2 Michelin star chef Tohru Nakamura (Geisels Werneckhof, Munich) from 7.30pm

19 July, 2017
Bobby Bräuer: A visit to the “EssZimmer” with the 2 Michelin star chef from7.30pm

19 August, 2017
A menu coordinated with exquisite wines with Jochen Dreissigacker from Rhinish Hesse (recommendation from the Gault Millau wine guide 2016) from 7.30pm

1 September, 2017
Scottish cuisine with 1 Michelin star chef Jeff Blend from The Balmoral, a Rocco Forte Hotel (Restaurant Number One, Edinburgh) from 7.30pm

27 October, 2017
The culinary art of French-Mediterranean cuisine with 1 star chef Johann Rappenglück (Restaurant Les Deux, Munich) from 7.30pm

16 November, 2017
A champagne menu with Ruinart Moët Hennessy, accompanied by the oenologist Amélie Chatin from Reims from 7.30pm

Reservations at +49 89 544 555 1200 or sophias@roccofortehotels.com

All information about the anniversary events, competitions and offers can be found at /hotels-and-resorts/the-charles-hotel/anniversary/

The Charles Hotel
The Charles Hotel, the „Münchner Kindl“ of the Rocco Forte Hotels, is the latest 5-star superior hotel in Munich with modern design. Located in a unique position between the Old Botanical Garden, the Karlsplatz as well as the Königsplatz, the Hotel is the ideal starting point for business and private travellers. Built in 2007, the award-winning Hotel has 160 guestrooms and suites, which are amongst the largest in Munich with a minimum size of 40 square meters. Olga Polizzi, sister of Sir Rocco Forte, is responsible for the interior design.

Press Contact The Charles Hotel:

Nicole Hüsken
Public Relations Manager
The Charles Hotel
Sophienstr. 28
80333 München
Tel.: +49 89 544 555 1440
E-Mail: nhuesken@roccofortehotels.com

Rocco Forte Hotels

Established by Sir Rocco Forte and sister, Olga Polizzi in 1996, Rocco Forte Hotels is a family of 11 individual hotels and resorts. All of the hotels are landmarks, both old and new, occupying magnificent buildings in exceptional locations. Led by a family who has been in hospitality for four generations, the hotels are united by their distinctive approach to service, ensuring guests experience the best of the cities and surrounding areas.

Rocco Forte Hotels comprises: Hotel de Russie, Rome; Hotel Savoy, Florence; Verdura Resort, Sicily; The Balmoral, Edinburgh; Brown’s Hotel, London; The Charles Hotel, Munich; Villa Kennedy, Frankfurt; Hotel de Rome, Berlin; Hotel Amigo, Brussels; Hotel Astoria, St Petersburg; Assila Hotel, Jeddah.

Future opening: Shanghai in 2018, Rome 2018

www.roccofortehotels.com

Media Enquiries:

Rosie O’Brien, Group Communications Director
Rocco Forte Hotels
Email: robrien@roccofortehotels.com