City of Angels Afternoon Tea

City of Angels Afternoon Tea

Step into a world of enchantment and luxury at the Siam Kempinski Hotel Bangkok, where fairy-like elegance awaits. Executive Pastry Chef Franck Istel and Kru Parn have come together to introduce an afternoon tea concept that blends beautiful savouries, sweets, contemporary Thai art and warm hospitality into a delightful symphony of flavours and grace.


The Menu
Chef Franck's 'City of Angels' afternoon tea menu expertly blends traditional Thai flavours with French pastry techniques, offering a truly memorable and delectable experience.

The savoury selection features Thai-famous ingredients and familiar tastes, with highlights such as the Alaskan King Crab tartlet and the tangy sweetness of pomelo in the Thai sweet and sour Yum. Additionally, the famous crispy toast with a chicken satay mouse infused with fragrant spices is an absolute delight.

Equally impressive are the sweet highlights, with the light and airy Pineapple Vanilla Paris Brest boasting a sweet pineapple filling. The Lychee Raspberry Rose Chocolate Cream and Fresh Raspberry offer a burst of floral and Thai famous lychee fruity flavours in every bite, and the Pandan Coconut Opera Cake is another standout, with delicate sponge cake layers and a creamy coconut filling.

Complete your afternoon tea experience with the highlight scones; mango scone and Thai tea scone, served with homemade strawberry vanilla jam, passionfruit curd, and clotted cream - the perfect finish to a delightful teatime.

The Art Inspiration
Once upon a time, in the bustling metropolis of Bangkok, also known as the "City of Angels," there lived a visionary named Somnuek Klangnok or Kru Parn. Inspired by the grace and elegance of fairies, Kru Parn sought to create an experience that embodied their beauty and charm. Tea lovers at Siam Kempinski are transported to a heavenly realm where every detail is crafted with care, leaving them with a lasting impression of the magic that awaits in this vibrant city.

The experience was truly heavenly, leaving guests with a lasting impression of the City of Angels and the magical moments that await those who seek them.

About the Chef – Executive Pastry Chef Franck Istel
Chef Franck, a culinary artist who hails from the beautiful French city of Strasbourg. His journey as a chef began at the young age of 15 when he started his apprenticeship as a cook. Inspired by the magic of pastry-making, he spent the next four years mastering the art of pastry and bakery to earn his diplomas in both fields. At just 21 years old, Chef Franck opened his own bakery and pastry shop and honed his skills as a master chef for two years. But his passion for adventure and culinary exploration led him to embark on a journey of discovery that would take him around the world.

From the idyllic French island of St-Pierre et Miquelon to the vibrant city of Beijing, Chef Franck has worked with some of the world's most prestigious luxury hotels and resorts. He has been instrumental in opening and training the culinary teams of several luxury properties around the globe, crafting signature menus, and setting new standards in the world of fine pastry and bakery.

Chef Franck's passion for excellence has earned him a reputation as a culinary pioneer, and his collaborations with luxury brands have been nothing short of extraordinary.

About the Artist - Somnuek Klangnok or Kru Parn
Somnuek Klangnok, also known as Kru Parn, is a remarkable Thai artist who embodies the essence of creativity and passion in his work. His love for nature and the traditional way of life in Thailand is beautifully captured in his art, which showcases a deep understanding of his cultural roots. Despite living in the bustling city of Bangkok, Kru Parn remains connected to his rural upbringing, and his art reflects this fusion of the old and new, the rural and urban, in a surreal and enchanting way.

His creativity and passion are an inspiration to us all, and his artwork is a shining example of the beauty that can be found when we open ourselves to the world around us.

Daily 14:00 to 17:00
Available from 19 May to 31 August 2023

Priced at THB 1,390++ per set inclusive of a serving of tea or coffee

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