Women in Gastronomy

11 March 2018 - Bangkok, Thailand.





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.

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.


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