Sra Bua by Kiin Kiin at Siam Kempinski Hotel Bangkok awarded MICHELIN one-star status
BANGKOK, 7 December 2017 – Sra Bua by Kiin Kiin, the popular fine dining modern Thai cuisine restaurant at the Siam Kempinski Hotel Bangkok, has been awarded a Michelin one-star rating. The announcement was made during the official ceremony on 6 December to launch the Michelin Guide Bangkok Edition. The launch, supported by the Tourism Authority of Thailand, took place in the Chadra Ballroom at the Siam Kempinski Hotel Bangkok.
Sra Bua by Kiin Kiin is well known for its fine dining Thai-inspired dishes created and presented with impressive modern interpretations. The restaurant was conceptualised by world-famous Chef Henrik Yde Andersen whose Kiin Kiin restaurant in Copenhagen, was awarded one Michelin star.
“It is the ultimate honour for our restaurant to be awarded a Michelin star. I am very proud of my team at Sra Bua by Kiin Kiin. Since beginning our amazing culinary journey in 2010, we have worked hard to create and present outstanding modern Thai cuisine to our local and international guests. This is the proudest moment of our lives,” said Chayawee Sutcharitchan, Head Chef of Sra Bua by Kiin Kiin of Siam Kempinski Hotel Bangkok.
Hotel General Manager Samir Wildemann praised the outstanding achievement of Chef Chayawee and his team and also paid tribute to the inspiration and innovation provided by Chef Henrik Yde Andersen. “Henrik understands the significance of this award as his Kiin Kiin restaurant in Copenhagen has enjoyed Michelin one-star status since 2008. This is well-deserved recognition for a restaurant that provides the highest standards in fine dining.”
“Day after day, Sra Bua by Kiin Kiin presents amazing dishes that combine traditional Thai produce and ingredients with creative, modern interpretations. Dining at Sra Bua by Kiin Kiin is a real culinary experience and the entire management team at the Siam Kempinski Hotel Bangkok is both honoured and delighted with the recognition afforded by the world-famous Michelin Guide.”
About the MICHELIN Guide
Michelin and the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) created a strategic partnership to publish the Bangkok editions (Thai & English) of the MICHELIN Guide, the popular hotel and restaurant reference guide.
The MICHELIN guide selects the best restaurant and hotels in the 28 countries it covers. Providing a showcase of gourmet dining around the world, it highlights the culinary dynamism of a country, as well as new trends and emerging young chefs. Creating value for restaurants through the distinctions that it attributes each year, the MICHELIN guide contributes to the prestige of the local gastronomy, thereby making cities and countries more attractive to tourists. Backed by its rigorous selection method and longstanding knowledge of the hospitality industry, the MICHELIN guide provides customers with unique expertise that enables it to offer them a true quality service.
The different selections are available in both print and digital versions. They are accessible via the Web and on a full range of mobile media that offer navigation capabilities adapted to individual usage as well as an on-line booking service.
With the MICHELIN guide, the Group continues to support millions of travellers, allowing them to live a unique mobility experience.
About Sra Bua by Kiin Kiin
Voted as one of Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants 2014, dining at Sra Bua by Kiin Kiin is a true culinary adventure. The modern Thai-inspired cuisine with exciting contemporary never fails to surprise and delight diners.
The aim of the restaurant is to dazzle and form a memorable culinary experience to every guest. Chef Chayawee invites guests to enjoy an extraordinary culinary performance as chefs choreograph different tastes of basic Thai ingredients from the original recipes in daring combinations. Behind Sra Bua by Kiin Kiin’s exquisitely composed food presentation with the uses of global cooking techniques, the familiar flavours of traditional Thai dishes are well maintained. The cuisine is widely recognised as ‘modern gastronomy at its best’ – making it very different from home-style cooking. Diners may experience a curry served with the texture and temperature of ice-cream and bites of lobster locked inside gelatinous pearls that melt in the mouth with a sip of Tom Yam broth. Everything from fish sauce to prawn crackers is home-made in the Sra Bua by Kiin Kiin kitchen.
Sra Bua by Kiin Kiin is open daily for lunch from 12:00 to 15:00 hrs. and for dinner from 18:00 to 24:00 hrs. For more information or to make a reservation, ccall +66 (0) 2 162 9000. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
About Siam Kempinski Hotel Bangkok
On 27 September, 2010, Kempinski Hotels; Europe’s oldest luxury hotel group, opened its first property in Thailand’s capital city of Bangkok. Siam Kempinski Hotel Bangkok, the city-resort adjacent to Sra Pathum Palace, located in the heart of Bangkok’s premier shopping and entertainment district. The luxury five-star hotel combines Kempinski’s trademark of European flair with the traditions of Thai hospitality. Every one of the hotel’s 401 guest rooms and suites overlooks the properties surrounding gardens and pools and 21 rooms have direct access to the pool. Thai artistic heritage is a key theme of the Siam Kempinski Hotel. The property displays 4,000 pieces of art, including over 200 original paintings and sculptures by Thai artists commissioned to create art for the property. A new website will soon be launched to showcase the amazing talents of Thai artists.
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Siam Kempinski Hotel Bangkok
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