Five visiting chefs, eight Michelin stars, and over B30,000 worth of dinners come to town starting this month.
Firstly, acclaimed French chef Alain Passard
, of three-Michelin-starred l’Arpege in Paris, will be dropping by Issaya Cooking Studio
(Central Embassy, 1031 Phloen Chit Rd., 02-160-5636) between Oct 27-28
for a 10-course dinner (B9,900 or B12,500 with wine pairing), which is set to include some of his most influential dishes, such as the classic l’Arpege Egg.
Next in line, French M.O.F. award holder Stephane Buron, of the Alpine two-Michelin-starred Le Chabichou, will be hosting four days of set lunches (four-courses, B3,500 or B5,000 with wine-pairing) and dinners (seven-courses, B6,500 or B8,500 with wine-pairing) between Oct 31-Nov 3 at Vie Hotel Bangkok (117/39-40 Phaya Thai Rd., 02-309-3939).
As if that’s not enough, W Bangkok’s The Dining Room at the House on Sathorn
(106 Sathorn Rd., 02-344-4000) has secured chef Dani Garcia
of Marbella, Spain’s two-Michelin-star Dani Garcia Restorante. Garcia won’t be cooking alone. Instead, the B9,900 nine-course menu (Nov 2-3
) will be made in collaboration with The Dining Room’s Fatih Tutak.
Lastly there’s another four-hands dinner, this time at Grand Hyatt Erawan’s Tables Grill
(494 Ratchadamri Rd., 02-254-1234), where head chef Hans Zahner is joined by chef Hideaki Imahashi and patissier Shoko Hirase from L’aube Restaurant in Tokyo (one star). The six-course dinner on Nov 3-4