Riviera 31 Lounge At Sofitel Los Angeles Reimagines Iconic Riviera Glamour With French Coastal Small Plates, Musical Entertainment & Live Performances

Apr 24, 2013, 12:15 ET from Sofitel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills

LOS ANGELES, April 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --


Friday, May 3rd, 8:00 p.m. – Grand Opening Event


Red Carpet Debut at Riviera 31, Sofitel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills

  • The small plates menu reflects a sophisticated, Mediterranean-inspired selection prepared by Chef Marius Blin of the Sofitel restaurant, Esterel.  The communal dishes encourage the convivial spirit of shared dining and thoughtfully embrace the resort setting.
  • Cocktail Chef Matthew Biancaniello takes guests on a historic journey of mixology through the famed libations of the Cote d'Azur's beloved resorts; masterfully crafted for guests.
  • Kayat Designs' setting brings to life the jovial, debonair era of the French Riviera lifestyle as realized in nostalgic1950s/60s black and white photography from the archives of Edward Quinn and an opulent drapery throughout. Uniforms designed by Couture Designer Gilbert A Chagoury.
  • Resident DJ (Fridays) – Gabriel Diggs, International DJ, Music Producer, and Radio Host. Performance art, singers, video and mixed media are more highlights. Entertainment will be provided by Zen Arts L.A.


Riviera 31 Lounge | Bar in Sofitel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills, 8555 Beverly Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90048


Xperiment's Gilles Amsallem, founder of "French Tuesdays," Jake Saady of Las Vegas' The Light Group, premier hospitality development and management company, and Misty Mansouri, well known L.A. nightlife impresario have joined the preeminent European hotel brand.  The exciting new group of hospitality professionals brings decades of operations, marketing and brand development to the new Sofitel offering.


Please contact Steve Valentine at Valentine Group LA for more info.  steve@valentinegroupla.com or 323.330.0578.

Riviera 31 Lounge | Bar is Los Angeles' newest destination for urban sophistication and European ambiance.  The lounge is just off the hotel lobby but takes the guest miles away for a brief jaunt to the French Riviera.  Exquisite cocktails, Mediterranean small plates, headlining DJs and live entertainment provide a chic experience whether it is for an informal lunch, happy hour or night out.  Operating hours are 11 a.m.2:00 a.m. seven days a week. Nightly from 5 p.m.8 p.m. the bar will feature "Apertivo", a European evening ritual which gives visitors a chance to socialize and unwind while snacking before dinner. Top DJs and Live entertainment are provided Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays, beginning at 9:00 p.m. For more information, please go to Sofitel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills (www.Riviera31.com).

SOURCE Sofitel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills