This year's grandiose World Gourmet Festival, sponsored by S.Pellegrino, returns with an exciting line-up of dinners and masterclasses for its 19th edition organised by Anantara Siam Bangkok Hotel.
A host of international chefs from Michelin-starred restaurants in the US, Europe and the Far East, as well as an award-winning chocolatier and some returning familiar faces, will all be in the Thai capital, from 3 to 9 September 2018.
While lavish meals take over the hotel's four main dining venues - Madison, Spice Market, Shintaro and Biscotti, a number of master cooking classes will also encourage foodies and budding chefs to roll up their sleeves and have a go. Whether it be having a go at chocolate making with chocolatier Paul A Young or tasting Sake in one of the many classes on offer.
To find what's on where and when check out the full events listing. Check out the 12 exclusive dinners below.
The Dinner Line-Up
Monday and Tuesday 3 & 4 September
Chef Luigi Taglienti @ Biscotti
The Italian chef from Lume in Milan will be cooking at Biscotti for two nights only showcasing the food which has earnt him a coveted Michelin star.
Jose Avillez @ Madison
The Portuguese chef from Lisbon's two Michelin star Belcanto restaurant will cook on both 3 and 4 September at Madison restaurant.
Han Li Guang @ The Spice Market
The chef from Michelin starred Labyrinth flys in from Singapore for two nights only on 3 and 4 September.
Ryohei Hieda @ Shintaro
Ryohei opened RyuGin in Taiwan receiving 2 Michelin stars in the Taipei Guide in 2018. The two nights will also serve as the perfect opportunity to try the food from the chef at the restaurant currently listed at No.47 on Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants list.
Wednesday 5 & 6 September 2018
Chef Alessandra del Favero and Oliver Piras @ Biscotti
The talented duo from Michelin starred AGA restaurant in San Vito di Cadore, Italy will showcase their menu that focuses on the land and locality at Biscotti restaurant.
Bernard Bach @ Madison
The French chef from two Michelin starred Le Puits Saint-Jacques Restaurant in Toulouse, France will showcase his cooking celebrated for its seasonal simplicity all the while being wildly imaginative.
Jeong Ho Kim @ Spice Market
Jeong Ho from Jungsik in Seoul, South Korea will present his philosophy centred around sourcing the finest ingredients and the careful balance of flavours for two evenings at the Spice Market.
Shinya-Otsuchihashi @ Shintaro
Shinya will take leave from his Michelin starred Craftale restaurant in Tokyo to showcase his talents on 5 and 6 September at Shintaro restaurant.
Friday 7 and Saturday 8 September, 2018
Giuseppe Iannotti @ Biscotti
The Italian chef will take leave of his Michelin starred Krèsios restaurant in Castelvenere to cook for two very special evenings at restaurant Biscotti.
Martin Dalsass @ Madison
The "olive oil pope" from Talvo by Dalsass in St.Moritz, Switzerland will leave diners in little doubt how he claimed his title on these two dedicated evenings.
Srijith Gopinathan @ Spice Market
The ambitious Indian chef will be showcasing the food that got him noticed as executive chef of two Michelin starred Campton Place in San Francisco.
Shinji [email protected] Shintaro
The chef from Nogizaka Shin in Tokyo will showcase the cooking that earnt him a Michelin star at Shintaro on 7 and 8 September 2018.
To ensure you get a spot at one of these exciting one off dinners be sure to book through the website.
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