BANGKOK, Aug. 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Michelin stars are aligning for a gastronomic spectacular at Sofitel SO Bangkok, with the urban design hotel confirmed to gather 12 renowned chefs from around the world for the 4th So Amazing Chefs 2015 taking place from Tuesday 6th to Sunday 11th October 2015.
"This year's gastronomic festival is the most high profile event we've ever put together, with the constellation of amazing chefs representing a combined seven Michelin stars. The gathering highlights Bangkok as a foodie city, and promotes the exchange of epicurean ideas and inspirations," said Mr. Yves Mudry, General Manager of Sofitel SO Bangkok.
As in previous years, the So Amazing Chefs program is packed with a series of dinners and cooking classes, with the event highlight – the Culinary Showdown competition and gala dinner– taking place on Friday 9th October with proceeds going towards the CCF Foundation under The Royal Patronage of HRH Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn. New additions this year include the introduction of special weekend brunches and an after-party which will feature guest DJ Chef Ferry van Houten on the decks.
Familiar faces from last year include Stephane Bonnat (Voiron, France), Laurent Peugeot (Burgundy, France), Didier Corlou (Hanoi, Vietnam), Alain Caron (Amsterdam, Netherlands), Ferry van Houten (Amsterdam, Netherlands), and Sofitel SO Bangkok's very own executive chef Paul Smart. Making a comeback from the inaugural So Amazing Chefs 2012 is Chris Salans (Bali, Indonesia).
Exciting new additions to the 2015 chef roster include Amsterdam-based Menno Post of two Michelin-starred restaurant The Bokkedoorns; Herve Rodriguez of MaSa (one Michelin star, Paris), Jacques Pourcel, one-half of Le Jardin des Sens (one Michelin Star's) Pourcel brothers; Frenchman Loic Villemin of Toya (one Michelin star, Faulquemont); and Thierry Renou of Le Patio Thierry Renou (one Michelin star, Arcachon).
All Michelin-starred chefs will be arriving in Bangkok courtesy of Etihad Airways, the air ticket sponsors for So Amazing Chefs 2015. For more information and reservations, please call +66 (0) 2 6240000 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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