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

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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

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

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

Robuchon e Galera*** , Macau (2nd Visit)


Robuchon e Galera  by Joel Robuchon Hotel Lisboa 2nd visit – November 2009 3 Star Michelin 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011

Robuchon e Galera*** , Macau (1st visit)

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Robuchon e Galera  by Joel Robuchon. Hotel Lisboa, Macau. 1st visit – November 2008 We left this dinner thinking it should receive 3 Michelin Stars, although the guide hadn’t come to Hong Kong and Macau at that time. It was one of the most satisfying meal in terms of quality, quantity, presentation, surprises, taste and … 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)

Bruno Menard , L’Osier*** , Tokyo

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Bruno Menard 3 Michelin Star L’Osier , Ginza Tokyo @ World Gourmet Summit 2010, Singapore

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

Juan Amador , Restaurant Amador*** , Germany

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Juan Amador, Restaurant Amador 3 Star Michelin Chef Guest Chef at le Normandie, Mandarin Oriental Bangkok (lunch + dinner) Relais & Châteaux: “Juan Amador is one of the leading lights of new German cuisine which is attracting increasingly global acclaim. His avant-garde cuisine welcomes all types of influences as long as they enrich his palette … Continue reading

Anne Feolde, Enoteca Pinchiorri*** , Italy (2nd visit)

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Annie Feolde , 1st  3 Star Michelin Lady Chef from Italy Enoteca Pinchiorri *** Guest Chef @ le Normandie, Mandarin Oriental Bangkok ( October 2010)

Guy Savoy , Singapore

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  Guy Savoy @ Marina Bay Sands Singapore Outpost of 3 Star Michelin Guy Savoy , Paris  

Klaus Erfort ,GästeHaus Klaus Erfort*** , Germany

Signature dishe—saddle of venison from the German region Eifel with Sichuan pepper, stewed quince, braised pointed cabbage and melted goose liver.

Klaus Erfort ,GästeHaus Klaus Erfort*** 3 Star Michelin , 19/20 Gault Millau from Germany Guest Chef @ le Normandie , Mandarin Oriental Bangkok Relaix & Chateau :”Who still knows today what a carrot should really taste like?”, Klaus Erfort sighs. He is feeling nostalgic about the carrots from his grandfather’s garden that you bit into … Continue reading

Robuchon a Galera*** , Macau (3rd visit)

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Robuchon a Galera , Hotel Lisboa , Macau 3 Michelin Star by Joel Robuchon  

Sebastien Bras, Bras***


Sebastien Bras , Bras *** World’s 50 Best Restaurant : #6 in 2006, 2007 , #7 in 2008, 2009 3 Star Michelin chef , son of legend Michel Bras Guest Chef @ le Normandie , Oriental Bangkok , 13 Dec 2010 Restaurant Magazine:” Michel Bras shows yet again what a perfect culinary marriage Japanese and … Continue reading