Guy Martin , Le Grand Véfour**


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 ***


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

La Tour D’Argent *


Tour D’Argent in Bangkok (2008)! You’ve heard it right but, no, this is not a new branch of the 430-year-old Tour D Argent , which could only be found in Tokyo. Nevertheless, this was the real Tour D’Argent ON TOUR to Le Normandie, Mandarin Oriental Bangkok , led by then-executive chef Stéphane Haissant. Tour D’Argent … Continue reading

Christian Le Squer, Ledoyen***

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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

Nicholas Isnard , L’Auberge de la Charme*


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

Greetings Card from Guy Savoy

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This morning, we received a surprise, well-wishing card personally signed by Guy Savoy, sent from the Singapore outpost of Restaurant Guy Savoy. What a nice touch from what is truly .. a well-deserved 3-star chef/restaurant. Merci beaucoup!

Joel Robuchon**, Monte Carlo


Way back in 2005, we visited Joel Robuchon’s restaurant at the Hotel Metropole in Monte Carlo. It was our first experience of the Robuchon empire and we came away unimpressed. Apart from our first taste of the legendary “purée de pommes de terre” (mashed potatoes) , which frankly was one of the best things we’ve … Continue reading

Rostang by Michel Rostang, Atlantis The Palm , Dubai


Rostang The French Brasserie by Michel Rostang of 2 Star Michelin Michel Rostang , Paris @ Atlantis , The Palm Dubai.

Regis Marcon *** , Restaurant Régis et Jacques Marcon


Regis Marcon, 3 Star Michelin, Hôtel et Restaurant Régis et Jacques Marcon. Bocuse d’Or Winner 1995. Guest Chef at World Gourmet Summit 2009 , Singapore – a dinner featuring extensive use of mushrooms for which the chef is renowned. “With its panorama open to the horizons of the Valleys of Ardèche and Mont du Velay, … Continue reading

Marc Haeberlin , L’Auberge de l’Ill***

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Marc Haeberlin , 3 Michelin Star – L’Auberge de l’Ill One of the longest holders of the Three-Star Michelin distinction for over 30 years (since 1967) Guest Chef @ Le Normandie , Mandarin Oriental Bangkok (lunch + dinner)

Jacques and Laurent Pourcel, Le Jardin des Sens**


Jacques and Laurent Pourcel 2 star Michelin Le Jardin des Sens , Montpellier (previously 3 star) “Sense of Alsace” @ D’Sens by Jacques and Laurent Pourcel , Dusit Thani Bangkok

Edouard Loubet , Bastide de Capelongue**


Edouard Loubet 2 Michelin Star Bastide de Capelongue , France Guest Chef @ Sukothai Hotel Bangkok *Extensive use of Herbs to create distinct flavors. We could see why he’s received 2 Michelin stars and we are already looking forward to visiting his restaurant!* Relais & Châteaux : “In this elegant, sophisticated Provençal bastide, in the … Continue reading

Michel Rostang**


  Michel Rostang 2 Michelin Star , Michel Rostang Restaurant , Paris Guest Chef @ World Gourmet Summit 2010 , Singapore Relais & Châteaux : “In an utterly charming atmosphere, Michel Rostang celebrates 30 years of inspiration, taste and passion for fine dining. Constantly in pursuit of perfection, his cuisine is a reflection of his … Continue reading

Pascal Barbot , L’Astance*** , Paris

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Pascal Barbot 3 Michelin Star L’Astrance, Paris 2008 . 2009 World’s Best Restaurant #11 | 2010 World’s Best Restaurant #16 Guest Chef at Sukothai Hotel Bangkok (lunch + dinner) Restaurant Magazine: “Pascal Barbot has created a forum for free flowing creativity in L’Astrance’s chic and jazzy 25-seat venue. Pascal’s international kitchen brigade contains Asian influences, … Continue reading

Philippe Bohrer , Au Crocodile* , France


Philippe Bohrer Michelin Star Chef of Au Crocodile Guest Chef @ D’Sens , Dusit Thani Bangkok