People of the Palace: Meet Edgar Crespo, Our Trumpet-Playing Watch Engineer

For this month’s #PeopleofthePalace post, we recognize Edgar Crespo, the Watch Engineer here at Lotte New York Palace. After speaking with Edgar, we like to think of him as the ‘Clark Kent’ of Engineering, in that he has a bit of an alter ego that many of us may not know. By day he is managing the safety of the hotel and our guests. With 15 years at The Palace under his belt, Edgar knows the ins and outs like … Read More

C September 29 2015

5 Ways to Celebrate Oktoberfest in New York City

New York is known for its diversity – and for its ability to throw a good party. The city combines those two traits each fall when locals and visitors celebrate Oktoberfest, the traditional German fair. Late September and early October bring German weizenbier and bratwurst to every borough, as citizens embrace the culture of Deutschland. Lotte New York Palace is located in the heart of Manhattan, just minutes from some of the city’s best Oktoberfest celebrations. With luxurious rooms and … Read More

Lotte New York Palace Champagne Suite BBQ September 25 2015

Maitre Cuisinier de France Jacques Sorci Reflects on His Experience as Executive Chef at Lotte New York Palace

Running the day-to-day dining operation at one of Midtown Manhattan’s most prominent hotels is far from an easy task. But Lotte New York Palace Executive Chef Jacques Sorci has excelled in the position, thanks to his invaluable experience, considerable skill, and prestigious Maitre Cuisinier de France title. As The Palace’s Executive Chef, Sorci continues to lead the hotel’s food and beverage team toward its goal of becoming one of the world’s best by creating vibrant catering menus and delicious in-room … Read More