上海万达瑞华酒店坐落于闻名遐迩的上海外滩, 外观设计由Norman Foster及Heatherwick Studio联合设计，融合了古典外滩和老上海城区两种理念，呈现一个活力四射的中心交织点。酒店由万达酒店设计研究院自主设计，历时三年，以Art Deco为主要设计风格，巧妙融入“白玉兰”、“苏绣”等“海派”元素，呈现上世纪二十至三十年代上海风情，演绎了一场穿越时空的奢华逸境。酒店拥有190间豪华客房及套房，酒店客房配备数字化智能控制系统、高速无线网络， iPad智能客房控制设施和奢华高端洗护系列，以及极致舒适的万达瑞华之床。五家风格迥异的餐厅和酒吧，以及一支全明星餐饮服务团队，为客人提供高品质多元化的餐饮选择，包括提供海鲜休闲餐饮的瑞酷餐厅和香槟廊，全日餐厅美食汇，游宴一品淮扬餐厅，和日式料理以及大堂酒廊。720平方米的无柱式大宴会厅，拥有180°无敌外滩江景和82平米高清LED屏幕，另有3间多功能会议室，适合举办各种庆典、晚宴和商务活动。包含泳池、水疗中心、健身中心、红酒雪茄吧、KTV等在内的城中独一无二的奢华私人会所“名仕会”，为尊贵会员提供定制级专属服务。
Recently, Wanda Reign on the Bund officially appointed Mr. Agastya Ilango as the Executive Chef of the hotel. With his rich professional knowledge and experience, Mr. Ilango will be fully responsible for the daily operation of Wanda Reign on the Bund at the all-day dining restaurant – Café Reign, Chinese restaurant River Drunk, HE Japanese Restaurant, Ruiku, Lobby lounge and Banquet Kitchen.
Mr. Ilango, from Australia, has more than 25 years of working and management experience in international hotels. He started his career in Australia in 1996, and then moved to the UAE, Brunei, Singapore, Japan and China and worked in other high-starred hotels. He has accumulated a vast amount of culinary working experience during his personal career development.
Chef Ilango’s culinary tryst began in France, where his grandparents had moved. He would travel to Leon often, where he frequented the restaurant L’aubargu Du Pont de Collonges. It is here that he was introduced to the farm to table concept. He then went on to do his intensive training across kitchens in Europe, an experience that spanned three enriching years. Chef Ilango has experience in managing up to eight F&B outlets at a time and banquet spaces accommodating up to 1400 guests. Through his tenure, he has experimented with various styles of cooking including farm to table (50 mile radius) and also handling a bakery. Chef Ilango first took up the position of Executive Chef at The Empire Hotel and Country Club. He has shown exemplary culinary expertise as well as management skills in the course of his culinary journey.
In his illustrious career, Mr. Ilango has successfully opened a number of five-star hotels and restaurants. Mr. Nikolaos Chatzipetros, General Manager of the hotel, said: “We are pleased to welcome Mr. Ilango to start his new journey in Wanda Reign on the Bund. I believe he will lead the team to great heights and achieve much success. With Mr.Ilango’s vast exposure to various cultures and cuisines, he aims to introduce a wave of culinary innovations to the properties that he is responsible for. He believes his strength also lies in developing young talent. The greatest satisfaction comes from watching his team work well and bringing smiles to the faces of happy guests!”
About Wanda Reign on the Bund
Located in Shanghai’s historic destination, hotel exterior is designed jointly by Norman Foster and Heatherwick Studio. Designed by Wanda Design Institute, the hotel’s interior has been finely crafted over a period of three years. Combined the “Art Deco” theme and the patterns of old Shanghai, the hotel comprises 190 luxurious rooms and suites. Guest rooms are equipped with digitally controlled system, complimentary high-speed Wi-Fi, an iPad smart in-room control, personal care amenities including high-end amenity, and the heavenly “Bed of Reign”. The hotel’s chefs and restaurants offer guests a variety of culinary choices, including RuiKu Restaurant and Champagne Lounge which presents fine-casual dining and a champagne and wine lounge, the all-day-dining restaurant Café Reign, award-winning RIVER DRUNK Huaiyang Restaurant, award-winning HE Japanese Restaurant, and the Lobby Lounge.
Boasting a 180-degree view of the Bund, the 720-square-metre pillar-free Grand Ballroom is equipped with a generous 82-square-metre LED screen. Three private function rooms are perfect for all kinds of celebration, dinner and business events. Club Reign features a Wine & Cigar Bar, fitness centre, swimming pool, SHUI Spa and Universe KTV, offering distinguished guests with makeup services.