Alex Atala , D.O.M.

Alex_Atala-materia

ALEX ATALA – the most highly-rated South American chef of D.O.M. -  a regular chart-topper on the San Pellegrino World’s 50 Best Restaurant Awards : # 7 (2011) , #18 (2010), #24 (2009) , #40 (2008), #38 (2007), #50 (2006). Guest Chef at The Sukothai, Bangkok : “Filled with energy and creativity, Alex Atala, chef … Continue reading

Albert Tse , China Blue * , Tokyo

michelinstarmomentalberttse

1 Michelin Star Modern Chinese Cuisine – CHINA BLUE @ Conrad Tokyo Head chef Albert Tse has also received one of the highest gastronomic accolades: Escoffier’s Culinary Art Master. Guest Chef at LIU, Conrad Bangkok. Nice western presentation of quasi-traditional Cantonese cuisine. No fireworks- 1 Michelin star sounds just about right.

Koji Shimomura , Edition Koji Shimomura **

img_koji_shimomura

2 Michelin Star Koji Shimomura of EDITION KOJI SHIMOMURA , Tokyo Guest Chef @ La Scala, The Sukothai , Bangkok (2011) Highly-rated Chef Shimomura trained at several famous restaurants in France, most prominently with the late Bernard Loiseau- famed for committing suicide due to the pressure of losing his 3 Michelin stars (which he didn’t). … Continue reading

Guy Martin , Le Grand Véfour**

Le-Grand-Vefour-Guy-Martin

Guy Martin , Le Grand Véfour** (formerly 3 stars) Guest Chef @ Le Normandie , Mandarin Oriental Bangkok. Having earned 3 stars michelin at Le Grand Vefour, Guy Martin was appointed Consultant Chef of Le Normandie. Not long after the meal, Guy Martin was removed of the post, a decision we highly approve of ; … Continue reading

Antoine Westermann , Le Buerehiesel ***

0000090588

Antoine Westermann , ex-3 star michelin chef from France Le Buerehiesel *** Guest Chef @ Epicurean Masters @ Sirocco,  Le Bua ( 2007) This was one of the most expensive meals we’ve ever had – a ripoff by any standards. Le Bua’s overtly-ambitious event of having 6 3-stars chef at one event and charging almost … Continue reading

Anne Feolde, Enoteca Pinchiorri*** , Italy (1st visit)

annie feolde sirocco03

Annie Feolde , 1st  3 Star Michelin Lady Chef from Italy Enoteca Pinchiorri *** Guest Chef @ Epicurean Masters @ Sirocco,  Le Bua ( 2007)

Santi Santamaria , Can Fabes *** (2nd visit)

santi lunch2

3 Michelin Star Guest Chef , the late Santi Santamaria Lunch @ Le Normandie, Mandarin Oriental Bangkok ( June, 2007) Santi Santamaria  in fact owned 7 michelin star : 3 stars for CAN FABES (in Sant Celoni , an hour from Barcelona) 2 stars for SantCeloni (in Madrid) 1 star for Tierra (in Toledo) 1 … Continue reading

Romain Fornell , Caelis **

Romain Fornell

2 Star Michelin Guest Chef @ the World Gourmet Festival , Four Seasons Hotel Bangkok Romain Fornell, of Caelis ** (Barcelona) , is the first French chef to earn Michelin star in Spain! Featuring the Signature The Yoghurt – Foie Gras with Dried Fruit Muesli

Santi Santamaria , Can Fabes *** (1st visit)

The late Santi Santamaria

3 Michelin Star Guest Chef , the late Santi Santamaria Dinner @ Le Normandie, Mandarin Oriental Bangkok ( June, 2007) Santi Santamaria  in fact owned 7 michelin star : 3 stars for CAN FABES (in Sant Celoni , an hour from Barcelona) 2 stars for SantCeloni (in Madrid) 1 star for Tierra (in Toledo) 1 … Continue reading

Thomas Keller, The French Laundry*** & Per Se ***

thomas keller03

Guest chefs don’t come bigger than this… Legendary Thomas Keller from The French Laundry *** and Per Se *** , arguably the greatest  chef in North America, and certainly the only one with 2 3-star restaurants in the same country! Had the chance to taste several signature dishes from the master as the menu consists … Continue reading

Christian Le Squer, Ledoyen***

Le Squer20

Christian Le Squer Guest Chef from historic 3 star Michelin Ledoyen, Paris @ Le Normandie, Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok Established in 1792, in the era of Louis XVI,  Ledoyen is the OLDEST restaurant in Paris. Perhaps surprisingly, the food ,while essentially classic French, reveals some contemporary reinvention by Chef Le Squer. Overall, a highly-satisfying meal worthy … Continue reading

Claude Bosi, Hibiscus**

claude

Claude Bosi 2 Michelin Star Chef of Hibiscus, London World’s 50 Best Restaurant : #49 in 2010 (debut). Guest chef at La Scala, Sukhothai Hotel, Bangkok Highly-rated French chef from London, moved from its original location in Ludlow, Shropshire. Claude Bosi was awarded the ‘Chef’s Chef of the Year’ award at ‘The National Restaurant Awards … Continue reading

Nicholas Isnard , L’Auberge de la Charme*

223635

Nicolas Isnard 1 michelin star guest chef of L’Auberge de la Charme , France @ Brio, Marriott Bangkok , 26/2/11 Gault Millau Young Talent “With an extensive array of experience working in Michelin-starred restaurants including the three-starred L’Auberge du Vieux Puits in Fontjoncouse, Chef Isnard opened his own restaurant in June 2008 in Prenois, L’Auberge … Continue reading

Michael Ginor , Hudson Valley Foie Gras, USA

"to-cry-for" Beef Tartar with Shaved Foie Gras

Michael Ginor Owner of Hudson Valley Foie Gras, USA Foie Gras Dinner at World Gourmet Festival 2009 , Four Seasons Bangkok. Every course features foie gras , except the dessert. Many signature dishes from the book “Foie Gras – A Passion” by Chef Ginor. “Since Michael and his business partner Izzy Yanay established Hudson Valley … Continue reading

Kazumi Sawada, Banrekiryukodo*, Tokyo

Banrekiryukodo6

Kazumi Sawada, Banrekiryukodo, Tokyo – 1 Michelin Star 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011. Guest Chef at World Gourmet Festival 2009, Four Seasons Bangkok. *A very disappointing meal with too few courses and too small portions.  How on earth could a Michelin-starred chef think that this amount of food is adequate to even call it ‘a meal’ … Continue reading

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 611 other followers