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Makati Shangri-La, Manila celebrates a week of life in France

See French culture come to life before your eyes as Makati Shangri-La, Manila presents “La Vie En France” a life in France from June 22 to July 2, 2017. “La Vie En France” promises a rich and authentic experience of French food, wine, arts and culture.

“In line with the 70th anniversary of French-Filipino friendship, we want to offer our guests an explosion of French culture that everyone can access right in the heart of Makati City” said Alain Borgers, Makati Shangri-La, Manila’s General Manager and Shangri-La Philippines Hotels and Resorts Area Manager. “We also hope that through this effort, we can strengthen the friendship between France and the Philippines.”

Come and experience the finest French pastries, cheese, wine, cuisine and romance.

Jonathan Lallemand, Cristina Cruz, Arnaud Lamass, Udo Wittich, Gilles Galli, Yves Michoux, Andrew Zarzosa, Eric Weidmann, Nicola Canuti

Jonathan Lallemand, Cristina Cruz, Arnaud Lamass, Udo Wittich, Gilles Galli, Yves Michoux, Andrew Zarzosa, Eric Weidmann, Nicola Canuti



Thrill your palates with classic French pastries as the hotel welcomes world-renowned French pastry chef, Yves Michoux. He is known for his signature pastries such as eclairs, macaroons, savarin, Paris brest and many more. Guests will get a chance to learn how to create Parisian pastries as Chef Michoux conducts patisserie workshops.

“I am very excited to have the guests in the Philippines get a taste of French pastries during this festival,” said Chef Michoux.

La Brasserie at Sage Bespoke Grill

Experience a taste of France at La Brasserie at Sage Bespoke Grill. In France, a brasserie is a type of restaurant with a relaxed setting and serves French a la carte classics all day. Highlights of La Brasserie are: oysters, foie grass, mussels and turbot fish to name a few.

French High Tea at the Lobby Lounge

Indulge in a Parisian afternoon tea experience at the Lobby Lounge as we offer French inspired high tea with Janat tea. This Parisian tea is known for its unique flavoring of exotic aromas and spices. Take a sip of France with rates at Php 1,850 per afternoon set. Daily, diners can sample authentic French pastries by Chef Michoux with our Patisserie Trolley.

Janat Tea

Janat Tea

Cheese Buffet at the Lobby Lounge

Cheese lovers will particularly be delighted by the Fromagerie at Lobby Lounge. Guests will be exposed to a variety of 25 artisinal cheese, from Morbier to Tome de Savoie, and pair it with a range of different French wines. This Fromagerie will provide a unique experience as diners will be educated on cheese pairings. Satisfy your palate from June 26 until July 2, 6 p.m. – 11 p.m.. Rate starts at Php 1,300 ++ for unlimited cheese and bread served with a glass of wine.

Wine Dinners

Be a wine connoisseur during the festival as Sage Bespoke Grill and Sage Bar offer an array of French wines for dinner.

Tantalize your taste buds at Sage Bespoke Grill with their savory dinner selections paired with your choice of French wine. Pair your meals with Chateaneuf du Pape & Rhone


Valley from Ogier on June 23 and Domaine Baron Rothschild on June 29 with prices at Php 3,000++.

Experience wine innovation with Sage Bar’s Enomatic Machine that will keep French wines fresh for guests throughout the festival. Kick off your shoes and end the day with selections of signature Absinth, Cognac, Citadelle Gin & Perrier cocktails specially prepared for you. This daily offer is at Php 300++.

Art Exhibit by Pancho Francois Quilici

Makati Shangri-La will be home to the artwork of painter Pancho Francois Quilici, an artist of Venezuelan origin who lives and works in Paris, and is active in both Europe and Latin America. His artwork is inspired by geometric elements, especially with everything related to circle. Guests can view his exhibit at mezzanine.

Live Entertainment with Dinner

For the festival’s piece de resistance, Makati Shangri-La will be showing a feast for the eyes with a live performance entitled “I Love France”, a dinner show at Lobby Lounge. This French inspired show includes performances by Floyd Tena, Jam Mayoralgo & Allison Gonzales, the Philippine Ballet Theater and a Romack fashion show. Witness this exciting event on July 1, doors open at 5 p.m. Tickets are sold at Php 2,888++ per person, inclusive of a special 3 course dinner menu.

Immerse in French culture right in the heart of Makati and create indelible memories during “La Vie En France”. Dine, drink, and spice up your life or as the French says it: “Mettre du piment dans sa vie!”


For inquiries and reservations, guests may call (63 2) 813 8888 or send an email to rric.slm@shangri-la.com. Follow the story of Makati Shangri-La, Manila on social media with the #MakatiShangExperience