Interview with Executive Chef and Director F&B at Mandarin Oriental Dhara Dhevi, Chiang Mai

Travel News Asia Latest Travel News Podcasts Videos Wednesday, 13 April 2011

[HD video below] Being the Executive Chef at any Mandarin Oriental hotel in the world must be a daunting task. An hotel group that prides itself in culinary excellence, and which has even started opening celebrity restaurants such as Dinner by Heston Blumenthal that opened in London earlier this year, demands only the very best - as do its guests.

Being an Executive Chef, and the Director of F&B, could be regarded as a doubly challenging task, but take that position in one of the group's few resorts, where guests are far more likely to dine within the property rather than venture out, and you have a very serious challenge on your hands.

That is exactly the challenge that Dominique Bugnand faces every day. He is the highly talented and passionate Executive Chef and Director of F&B at the luxurious Mandarin Oriental Dhara Dhevi in Chiang Mai, Thailand. As such, he is in charge of all F&B operations at the property.

Earlier this month, asked Dominique about his background, where his culinary inspiration comes from, what types of restaurants the hotel operates, and where they buy the produce for those restaurants. We also ask how often the menus are changed, and whether the hotel can cater to the needs of vegetarians and vegans, and whether Halal and Kosher food is available. You will also learn about the different cooking classes the hotel offers and much, much more. Some of the replies may surprise you.

HD Interview with Executive Chef / Director of F&B @ Mandarin Oriental Dhara Dhevi, Chiang Mai

We have a lot more videos from the Mandarin Oriental Dhara Dhevi, Chiang Mai, including an Interview with the General Manager - Mr. Greg Liddell, a video of a Deluxe Colonial Suite, a video of a villa and also a video of the truly outstanding spa, as well as an Interview with the Director of Wellness - Tisna Prapansiri Rosen about what you can expect in terms of treatments etc, as well as an Interview with the Executive Chef and Director of F&B - Dominique Bugnand  about what the different restaurants offer etc.

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