Aside from the chefs, Le Negresco is proud of its group of talents that excel in various aspects of hospitality.
We’ve mentioned the General Manager, Pierre Bord, as one of the top talents in the hotel.
The hotel has two prestigious cabinet-makers. One has graduated from fine arts and crafts school Ecoule Boulle.
Their two upholsterers, from artisan group Compagnons du Devoir, maintain the quality of the art collection for a whole year.
Three of the Negresco’s staff were awarded the prestigious Un des Meilleurs Ouvriers de France Craftmanship Award, “MOF”: Jean Denis Rieubland, MOF 2007; Virginie Lafon, MOF 2011; and Pernille Douvrain, MOF 2015.
As a result of its staff’s work, the hotel was certified as a member of France’s Living Heritage Companies in November 2015. These companies are officially recognized for preserving French national traditions. Le Negresco stands next to luxury brands like Chanel and Christian Dior.
Moreover, the hotel has also been recognized for its modern-day practices. It has been a certified Eco-Label by the European Union, because it has been scientifically proven to reduce environmental impact.
A visit to Le Negresco is a chance to experience actual star treatment, as its guest list is filled to the brim with big stars from around the world.
The hotel has been visited by big names in the big screen like Woody Allen, Charlie Chaplin, James Dean, Walt Disney.
It also served as a sleeping and partying place for music icons like The Beatles, Celine Dion, Barbara Hendricks, Michael Jackson, and David Bowie, to name a few.
Other figures from the arts, such as Armand Marc Chagall, Henri Matisse, and Picasso, from high fashion, like Pierre Cardin, Isabel Marant, and Claudia Schiffer, have also stayed inside Le Negresco's vibrant halls.
Not to forget its inspiration, Le Negresco has also served heads of state and royalty such as Nicolas Sarkozy, Winston Churchill, Zhu Rongji, Queen Elizabeth II, King Ibn Saoud of Saudi Arabia, and Sheikh Zayed.
As a result of its popularity, the hotel has been the go-to for venues and popular films.
The hotel has been a place for high society weddings and parties that has catered 10 to 600 people. It opens its Salon Royal and its red and gold Salon Massena that has 200 person capacity.