SO Sofitel Bangkok hosts the sixth annual SO Amazing Chefs 2017 event, where 12 chef experts – representing a total of 12 Michelin stars, and six culinary masters, align for a gastronomic experience of their culinary beauty from September 26th to October 1st.
The annual culinary celebration will feature six culinary masters, including a Spice Master (Didier Corlou), Master Chocolatier (Stéphane Bonnat), two Cheese Master brothers (Patrice & Philippe Marchand), a Master Oyster Shucker (Jacques Cocollos), plus a Master Sommelier (Gilles Faelens) to provide the dancing partner for the feast of flavours.
New gastronomy professionals joining the SO Amazing Chefs roster this year include Jacques Cocollos, owner of a French oyster farm and renowned exporter of top quality oysters to Asia, Nicolas Isnard, chef-owner of L’Auberge de la Charme, Prenois, France (1* Michelin), René van Empelen of Amsterdam-based Van Empelen Catering, and Sakal Phoeung of the much acclaimed Le Corto in Saigon.
Returning chefs and experts include Alain Caron (Amsterdam, Netherlands), Didier Corlou (Hanoi, Vietnam), Gilles Faelens (Amsterdam, Netherlands), Hervé Rodriguez (Paris, France), Jacques Pourcel (Montpellier, France), Jean-Baptiste Natali (Colombey-les- Deux-Églises, France), Joost Bijster (Bangkok, Thailand), Laurent Peugeot (Burgundy, France), Michael Dyllong (Dortmund, Germany), Patrice & Philippe Marchand (Nancy, France), Patrick Jeffroy (Brittany, France), Paul Smart (Bangkok, Thailand), Stéphane Bonnat (Voiron, France), and Thierry Drapeau (Saint-Sulpice- le-Verdon, France).
The six-day program includes five themed degustation dinners, five exclusive private chef’s table dining opportunities, a weekend drunch, three once-in-a-lifetime cooking classes hosted by the chefs themselves, and a host of other delicious events, including a cheese evening, oyster feast and an after-party. One of the main highlights is the Culinary Showdown competition and gala dinner on Wednesday, 27 September 2017where the chefs compete against one another in the name of charity. Proceeds from the Culinary Showdown go towards the CCF Foundation under The Royal Patronage of HRH Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn.
For more information, visit: http://www.so-sofitel-bangkok.com/news/so-amazing-chefs-2017/