DELIGHT IN THE RICHNESS OF THAI CULINARY
Taste of Thai at Bengawan, Keraton at The Plaza
Jakarta, April 14, 2016 --- Starting 10th of April 2016, Keraton at The Plaza, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Jakarta presents “Taste of Thai”, a two weeks event to introduce Thai culinary culture to food enthusiasts in Jakarta. For this special event, the hotel had invited Supaporn Chanvijit, or Chef Bee in short - an optimistic Thai Chef from W Retreat Koh Samui, Thailand. Specially supported by Tourism Authority of Thailand in Bengawan, guests can enjoy the flavours of Thai cuisine in our signature restaurant Bengawan.
“We are happy to welcome Chef Bee at our property, a true native Thai chef who cooks food with passion and is a gold medal holder in various Thailand chef challenges and competitions.”, Gennaro Avagnale, Executive Chef of Keraton at The Plaza, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Jakarta introducing Chef Bee during the opening of Taste of Thai.
Chef Bee will work hand in hand with our new appointed Executive Chef, Gennaro Avagnale presenting authentic mouth-watering Thai cuisine during the two weeks promotion. Some of the sumptous meal to be presented: twice cooked hen eggs with crab meat chili caramel sauce and crisp shallot, chicken with enoki mushroom galangal and coconut milk, grilled salmon and baby okra with Penang curry sauce, fruits of the kingdom and shertbet tomyam, and many others.
“I am very honoured to have the opportunity to work with Chef Gennaro and his team during my time in this vibrant city. I will share my experience and special techniques for the preparation of authentic Thai dishes, inviting guests and to explore the true taste of the Thai cuisine,” explains Chef Bee.
Bengawan located on level seven with spectacular views of Jakarta, provides a respite from the bustling city below, wrapped in lush foliage and surrounded by soothing water features. Taste of Thai will be available during Sunday Brunch and a la carte for lunch and dinner. Prices starts from IDR 695,000 nett for Sunday Brunch and a la carte menu from IDR 100,000++.
For further information or reservation, please contact 62-21 5068 0000 or access our website at www.keratonattheplazajakarta.com.
About Keraton at The Plaza, a Luxury Collection® Hotel
Inspired by the Javanese word for “palace,” Keraton at The Plaza is a distinct and intimate luxury hotel offering a unique, modern interpretation of the rich Indonesian culture. Rising from the 8th to the 22nd floors of the Keraton building, Keraton at The Plaza is ideally located in the heart of Jakarta on Jalan Thamrin, a prestigious address that includes embassies, corporate headquarters, museums and Jakarta’s high-end shopping and entertainment complex, Plaza Indonesia. Keraton at The Plaza offers 140 spacious guest rooms and suites, including four sumptuous Keraton suites more than 135sqm each. Ranging in size from 61 – 140sqm, each guest room and suite is a haven of Javanese luxury, offering an open floor design with spectacular views of downtown Jakarta through floor-to-ceiling windows. With interior design by SCDA Singapore and the Burega Farnell, the sleek décor of Keraton at The Plaza is inspired by the diversity of Indonesia’s geography and culture, with splashes of color, rich woods, and intricate Batik floral patterns. Artworks displayed throughout the hotel are commissioned to Hadiprana, a famous Indonesian interior designer.
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