Marc Pichot-Moïse is the new hotel manager of Sofitel New York bringing to the Midtown luxury hotel 17 years of international experience in hospitality management.
"Marc is an excellent hotelier whose years of training in classic French hospitality make him ideally suited to manage the Sofitel New York," said Area General Manager Balendra Nagesvaran. "We couldn't be more pleased to welcome him to the team; we anticipate that he will be an exceptional ambassador of the Sofitel brand."
Before his move to New York in November, Pichot-Moïse spent six years in Edinburgh, Scotland, most recently as general manager of the Novotel Edinburgh Centre, and previously as general manager of the Mercure Edinburgh Point Hotel. His past experience also includes managerial posts at Novotel Nottingham, Holiday Inn Thoiry Geneva Airport, Lux Island Resort on Reunion Island, and Sofitel Minneapolis.
Pichot-Moïse launched his career in his native France with the Mercure hotel brand serving as food and beverage manager of Grand Hotel Mercure Country Club in 1998 and, before that, at Mercure Courchevel from 1996 to 1997.
A graduate of Lycée Hotelier de Chamalieres, Pichot-Moïse has been active in community and industry organizations throughout his career. In recent years, his affiliations have included the Edinburgh Hospitality Association, French Film Festival, French Edinburgh Association, and East Lothian Hospitality & Tourism Academy. He was also a member of the food and beverage steering group for Novotel U.K.
Sofitel New York, open since 2000, is a stylish midtown hotel with a decidedly French accent in its contemporary décor, sophisticated artwork, brasserie cuisine, and cosmopolitan service. It features 398 guest rooms, including 52 suites; function space that serves small to mid-sized events; and an outstanding brasserie, Gaby, whose French executive chef has won the Food Network show Chopped among other accolades. Sofitel New York is ideally located at 45 West 44th Street, affording easy access to Fifth Avenue and the Times Square theater district.
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