The all-villa Banyan Tree Phuket will host
Christian Le Squer, the celebrated French chef of the three-star
Michelin Ledoyen Restaurant in Paris, who will share his passion
for French gastronomy from 5 to 8 August 2009 this summer.
collaborate with the resort’s Brazilian Executive Chef, Alex Nassar, for this gastronomic festival at Tré - the exclusive
contemporary French Vietnamese restaurant located within Banyan
Tree Phuket’s exclusive DoublePool Villa enclave.
from Brittany, Chef Le Squer marries native flavours with the
natural resources of the land. His creations are simple and
unique, a deliberate technique honed through years of experience.
Chef Le Squer said, “I want the guest to forget about the
technique and details of cooking. I wish to offer something beyond
just technical skills, something that is a holistic culinary
experience whereby what is important is the movement, the aromas,
the magical sense of flavours, the infinite surprises that come
together to create this unique marriage of products.”
celebrate the visit of Chef Le Squer, Banyan Tree Phuket
has launched a “Sense of Occasion” promotion. The package
combines a minimum
three-night stay with daily breakfast for two, and one gastronomic
four-course menu for two diners. Rates start from THB 10,750+++
per Deluxe Villa per night and are valid until 7 August
2009. Dinner-only rates, with no accommodation, are priced at THB
5,999 nett per person.
The “Sense of Occasion” package
includes exclusive creations by Chef Le Squer such as red wine
marinated foie gras terrine; beetroot and smoked eel; truffle
crusted turbot filet; and la ratte potato and truffle emulsion.
The menu also includes wine paired by Master French Winemaker,
Pascal Jolivet, who will also be making a guest appearance during
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