Previous Events

Siam Paragon – World of Taste Gala: Cross-Concept Pop-Up Series – Episode I: The Italian, November 2018

Siam Paragon, in cooperation with Gastronauts Asia, is pleased to announce the first installment of the much anticipated “Cross-Concept Pop-Up Series”. The series will feature several international Michelin-starred restaurant guest chefs who will stage “takeovers” of the different restaurants and retail spaces within Siam Paragon, in collaboration with several of Siam Paragon’s food and beverage outlets. To create a unique dining experience, we will bring world-renowned chefs to take over the food and beverage outlets.

In November 2018, the first for this series will feature The Costardi Brothers at AMICI Restaurant on 16th & 17th; and the pastry chef, Fabrizio Fiorani at Ladurée on 23rd & 24th.

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Asia’s Top Chefs Summit ICSA2018 – Eighteen famous chefs are onthe same culinary stage, exclusively at Taipei Marriott Hotel from October 15-18.

Taipei will celebrate this year’s biggest culinary event in Asia in October 2018! A total of 18 celebrity chefs, from 8 major cities across Asia, 4 gourmet feasts, 2 summits and culinary performances, from October 15th – 18th.

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Eat Drink Pink 2018 – Tastefully and Charitably at The Peninsula Bangkok

Monday, 1 October 2018, 7- 10 pm

Once again, a select group of the city’s top restaurants and bars gather for the Eat Drink Pink charity event, with funds raised going towards the Queen Sirikit Centre for Breast Cancer (QSCBC) and the Pink Park Village.

The annual fundraiser will again be held at The Peninsula Bangkok, as part of the ‘Peninsula in Pink’ campaign. Guests will have opportunity to sample signature drinks and dishes from some of Bangkok’s elite chefs and bartenders, while raising funds to contribute toward fighting breast cancer.

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A host of International chefs from Michelin-starred restaurants descend on Bangkok for WGF2018

For the 19th edition of the World Gourmet Festival (WGF), Anantara Siam Bangkok Hotel has partnered with Sanpellegrino and Gastronauts Asia to invite a host of international chefs from Michelin-starred restaurants around the world.

Returning to Bangkok, celebrity chef and TV presenter Bobby Chinn will be in town for the event while award-winning chocolatier, Paul A Young, joins the line-up from London. Confirmed chefs include: Bernard Bach of Le Puits Saint-Jacques, France; José Avillez of Belcanto, Portugal; Jeong Ho Kim of Jungsik, South Korea; Ryohei Hieda of Shoun RyuGin, Taiwan; Srijith Gopinathan of TAJ Campton Place, USA; Alessandra del Favero & Oliver Piras of AGA Ristorante, Italy; Luigi Taglienti of LUME, Italy; Giuseppe Iannotti, Krèsios, Italy; Martin Dalsass of Talvo by Dalsass, Switzerland; Han Li Guang of Labyrinth, Singapore; Shinya Otsuchihashi of CRAFTALE, Japan; and Shinji Ishida of Nogisaka Shin, Japan.

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May 23rd-24th, 2018 – Maestros Della Scala guest chef series presents Chef Umberto Bombana at La Scala, The Sukhothai Bangkok

La Scala is proud to welcome Chef Umberto Bombana from the 3 Michelin-starred 8 1/2 Otto e Mezzo BOMBANA in Hong Kong, the only Italian restaurant outside of Italy to hold 3 Michelin stars and voted No.13 in Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants 2018. Chef Bombana will be preparing lunch and dinner on 23rd and 24th May at La Scala, The Sukhothai Bangkok.

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Bobby Chinn

April 25th-27th, 2018 – Celebrity Chef Bobby Chinn Pop Up at Banyan Tree Bangkok

International chef, television presenter, restaurateur, cookbook author and cooking celebrity, Chef Bobby Chinn, will grace the kitchen at Vertigo for a fleeting guest residency that no serious gourmand can afford to miss!

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March 13th, 2018 – Bangkok International Taste Experience (BITE)

The Bangkok International Taste Experience (BITE) launched at the Mandarin Oriental Bangkok for a gathering of world-class chefs and food enthusiasts from around the globe. Foodies joined together for one one-off culinary extravaganza in which chef presentations and panel discussions pondered the question: “What’s Next? The Future of Global Gastronomy”. After BITE’s afternoon forum, a boat took guests across the Chao Phraya River to the Sala Rim Naam Gardens for an exclusive champagne reception and 15-course Gastronausts Dinner.

Attending chefs: Gert de Mangeleer of Michelin three-star Hertog Jan in Bruges, Belgium; Gaggan Anand of two-star Gaggan in Bangkok, Thailand; Arnaud Dunand of two-star Le Normandie in Bangkok, Thailand; Josean Alija of one-star Nerua in Bilbao, Spain; Thomas and Mathias Sühring of one-star Sühring in Bangkok, Thailand; Prin Polsuk of one-star Nahm in Bangkok, Thailand; Cristina Bowerman of one-star Glass Hostaria in Rome, Italy; Martina Caruso of one-star Hotel Signum in Salina, Italy; Thitid ‘Ton’ Tassanakajohn of Le Du in Bangkok, Thailand; Arnie Marcella of Bunker in Bangkok, Thailand; Fatih Tutak of The House of Sathorn in Bangkok, Thailand; Takeshi ‘Goh’ Fukuyama of La Maison de La Nature Goh in Fukuoka, Japan; Arisara ‘Paper’ Chongphanitkul of Issaya La Patisserie in Bangkok, Thailand; and Tim Butler and John Becker of Esenzi in Phang Nga, Thailand and Valetta, Malta.

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March 11th, 2018 – Octopi Esenzi

Esenzi restaurant, at the Iniala resort in Phuket, hosted Octopi Esenzi, an immersive, one-of-a-kind, 16-hand dining experience with an international roster of chefs.

Attending chefs: Gert de Mangeleer of Michelin three-star Hertog Jan in Bruges, Belgium; Gaggan Anand of two-star Gaggan in Bangkok, Thailand; Josean Alija of one-star Nerua in Bilbao, Spain; Thomas and Mathias Sühring of one-star Sühring in Bangkok, Thailand; Ana Roš of Hiša Franko in Kobarid, Slovenia; Thitid ‘Ton’ Tassanakajohn of Le Du in Bangkok, Thailand; Takeshi ‘Goh’ Fukuyama of La Maison de La Nature Goh in Fukuoka, Japan; and Tim Butler and John Becker of Esenzi in Phang Nga, Thailand and Valetta, Malta

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March 8th, 2018 – Women in Gastronomy (WIG)

To coincide with International Women’s Day, the Women in Gastronomy (WIG) event invited guests to gather at The Sukhothai Bangkok for a culinary conference and 15-course lunch. Many female chefs from award-winning restaurants in Thailand, Asia, and beyond, met to discuss women in the culinary industry and to find answers, share encouragement, and celebrate the outstanding achievements of female chefs.

Attending chefs: Ana Roš of Hiša Franko in Kobarid, Slovenia; Cristina Bowerman of one-star Glass Hostaria in Rome, Italy; Martina Caruso of one-star Hotel Signum in Salina, Italy; Margarita Forés of Cibo, Lusso and Grace Park in Manila, Philippines; Aylin Yazıcıoğlu of Nicole in Istanbul, Turkey; Nooror Somany-Steppe of Blue Elephant in Bangkok, Thailand; Duangporn ‘Bo’ Songvisava of Bo.lan in Bangkok, Thailand; Garima Arora of Restaurant Ga in Bangkok, Thailand; Phatchara ‘Pom’ Pirapak of Saneh Jaan in Bangkok, Thailand; Saki Hoshino of 80/20 in Bangkok, Thailand; and Chudaree ‘Tam’ Debhakam from Top Chef Thailand.

Keynotes: Maria Canabal and Cindy Bishop.