World Gourmet Festival at Four Seasons Bangkok Raises Over THB 1.7 Million for Charity

Travel News Asia Latest Travel News Podcasts Videos Monday, 30 September 2013

The 14th Annual World Gourmet Festival at Four Seasons Hotel Bangkok, held from 2-8 September 2013, raised more than THB 1.7 million for the Save A Child's Life From AIDS project under the auspices of HRH Princess Soamsawali and the Thai Red Cross and Red Crescent Society.

Funds were raised through a THB 600.00 donation included with the price of every dinner ticket, as well as proceeds from live auctions during the festival dinners.

The event wouldn't have been possible without the participation of guest chefs and food and wine experts from around the world. This year's line-up included:

Chef Markus Arnold, MA Pop-Up Restaurants, Bern, Switzerland
Chef Jrme Bonnet, Restaurant Daniel, Paris, France
Chef Roger van Damme, Het Gebaar, Antwerp, Belgium (one Michelin Star)
Chef Hirohisa Koyama, Aoyagi, Tokyo, Japan
Chef Miguel Laffan, L'AND vineyards, Alentejo, Portugal
Chef Vito Mollica, Il Palagio, Florence, Italy (one Michelin Star)
Chef Paco Perez, Miramar Restaurant, Llan, Spain (two Michelin Stars)
Chef David Rathgeber, Restaurant L'Assiette, Paris, France
Ned Goodwin, Master of Wine, Japan
Pascal Jolivet, winemaker, Domaine Pascal Jolivet, Sancerre, France
Dilhan C. Fernando, Dilmah, Sri Lanka

The live auction featured items donated by Emirates, Mercedes Benz, Leica, Ralph Lauren Home, Passion4Share and a number of Four Seasons hotels and resorts around the world, including Four Seasons Hotel St Petersburg at Lion Palace, Four Seasons Hotel Hong Kong, Four Seasons Resorts Bali, Four Seasons Hotel Tokyo at Marunouchi, Four Seasons Resort Chiang Mai, Four Seasons Resort Koh Samui, and Four Seasons Tented Camp Golden Triangle.

World Gourmet Festival 2014

The 15th annual World Gourmet Festival will be held at the Four Seasons Bangkok from 1-7 September 2014.

Four Seasons, Bangkok, World Gourmet

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