So Versailles is a unique company which brings together experts from various fields who all share a passion for Versailles. We create events that take guests beyond the clichés and stereotypes of Versailles to discover it’s true rich and diverse history.
Séverine Sacchi, a graduate of Sciences Po Paris, has always worked in communication and organization of events on an international level. Creative and energetic, she chose to use her expertise to the benefit her clients in her adopted city by creating So Versailles. Having worked in both French and American companies (General Electric, JP Morgan, Lafarge, Fidelity, Blue Kiwi, L’Oreal …) her level of professionalism and commitment to quality mark her out as a dedicated company director.
Alexandre Loire is passionate about history and business. An interpretive guide, notably for the Palace of Versailles, he has a flair for revealing the intricate relationships between a company and a particular historic site, and the evolution of this relationship over time. Working for large champagne houses such as Dom Perignon, Moet Hennessy, he has become a specialist in gastronomy and culinary arts of the court of Versailles.
Véronique Delemarre fell for Versailles’ charms over fifteen years ago. Having worked for a number of prestigious Parisian caterers, notably Potel de Chabot and Saint Clair, she specialises in the fineries of French hospitality in an eighteenth century setting. In her perpetual quest for knowledge, she has always been fascinated by the relationships between the historic beauty of Versailles and the modern world, exploring such dimensions as geneology, daily life and princely education.
Elisabeth de Feydeau is a perfume historian and author of a fascinating book about Jean-Louis Fargeon entitled A Scented Palace: The Secret History of Marie Antoinette’s Perfumer. Working within the group So Versailles she offers conferences on the art of perfume as well as sensory exploration workshops which reveal the secret world of scent in the court of Versailles. A Chevalier de l’ordre du mérite (Knight of the National Order of Merit) she is a consultant to some of the largest perfumers (Guerlain, Chanel…) and teaches at the world renowned International Perfumer School of Versailles (ISIPCA).