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Thu, 18 August 2016

Anantara Siam Bangkok to Host 17th World Gourmet Festival 19-25 September 2016

The 17th World Gourmet Festival, which will be held at the Anantara Siam Bangkok Hotel from 19 to 25 September 2016, has attracted an impressive line-up of chefs from around the world.

 This year, the full line up of chefs at the 17th Annual World Gourmet Festival are from the World’s 50 Best Restaurants 2016 by San Pellegrino and include:

• Chef Anthony Genovese, Il Pagliaccio, Rome – Italy (2 Michelin Star)

• Chef Kanesaka Shinji, Shinji by Kanesaka – Raffles, Singapore (2 Michelin Star)

• Chef Mauro Colagreco, Mirazur in Menton, France (2 Michelin Star)

• Chef Hideaki Sato, Ta Vie, Hong Kong (1 Michelin Star)

• Chef Josean Alija, Nerua Restaurant from Guggenheim Museum of Bilbao, Spain (1 Michelin Star)

• Chef Marco Stabile, Ora d'Aria at Florence, Italy (1 Michelin Star)

• Chef Ana Ros, Hiša Franko in Kobarid, Slovenia

• Chef Dharshan Munidasa, Ministry of Crab – Colombo, Sri Lanka

• Chef Bobby Chinn, TV Personality - Hanoi

The event is coordinated and overseen by Anantara Siam Bangkok Hotel’s Executive Chef Nicolas Schneller, along with Shintaro Chef Satoshi Sawada, Biscotti Chef Daniele Bettini, Madison Chef Anchalee Ponrungsit and Spice Market Chef Warinthorn Sumrithphon.

Each guest chef will host two evenings in one of the hotel’s restaurants.

This year’s World Gourmet Festival will see the introduction of an exclusive Sake tasting and pairing with Thai dishes event with the sake master from Miyasaka Brewing Company.

 Additional events to be added this year include Parfum Berger, a new concept combining classic fragrance matching with excellent wines and unique dishes. A Cocktail Master Class, Gin Master Class and Blue Friday with Johnnie Walker Blue Label will also be introduced at this year's festival.

The World Gourmet Brunch - one of the most popular events of the festival - will take place on the last day of the event on Sunday, 25 September. Chef Bobby Chinn, renowned TV personality from Hanoi, will entertain diners at this event.

Proceeds from the auction held throughout the week plus THB 600 per dinner ticket sold will be donated to the Thai Red Cross and Red Crescent Society.

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