Once again the Anantara Siam Bangkok plays host to the World Gourmet Festival, tempting local gourmands with a stellar line-up of guest chefs preparing gala dinners, masterclasses, and more.
Meet the Chefs appearing at the 2018 World Gourmet Festival.
Each year the arrival of the World Gourmet Festival has Bangkok’s legions of foodies salivating in anticipation. This year marks the 19th edition of this popular event, which runs from September 3rd to the 9th at the Anantara Siam Bangkok hotel (presented in collaboration with Gastronauts Asia and S.Pellegrino). This year the chef line-up includes chefs from all over the world, with many new faces among the returning regulars.
José Avillez, Belcanto, (Lisbon, Portugal)
José was born in Lisbon, growing up near the ocean and pine forests in Cascais. His first professional kitchen experience was in 2001 at Fortaleza do Guincho restaurant, followed by various internships, including in France with Alain Ducasse and Éric Fréchon. In 2006, he interned at elBulli with Ferran Adrià, as part of its Creativity Department, a period that became a career-changing moment for him. He returned to Portugal and in 2008, became the executive chef at Tavares restaurant in Lisbon, winning a Michelin star the following year. He then opened Belcanto restaurant in 2012, now the holder of two Michelin stars. In 2015, José was awarded the title of ‘Chef of the Year’ by WINE magazine. He now owns several restaurants in Portugal
When: 3-4 September 2018
Time: 07:00pm for Pre-Drink, 07:30pm Dinner begins
Price: B9,400 with wine pairing
How To Reserve Your Seats
All World Gourmet Festival 2018 events will be held at the Anantara Siam Bangkok Hotel (155 Ratchadamri Rd). To find out more, or to make your reservations, call 02 126 8866 (ext. 1707), or email: [email protected].
Visit the website at: www.worldgourmetfestival.asia
*Price per person in Thai Baht and subject to 10% service charge and 7% VAT