FLAVOR MAGICIAN CASTS HIS SPELLS IN BANGKOK 2 MICHELIN STAR GUEST CHEF SANG HOON DEGEIMBRE PLAYS THE REFLEXIONS THE ATHENEE HOTEL, A LUXURY COLLECTION HOTEL, BANGKOK

General Press Releases Friday May 4, 2018 11:58
Bangkok--4 May--The Athenee Hotel, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Bangkok

From 2 - 4 June 2018, experience the 2 Michelin-starred contemporary European cuisine with Korean influences of Chef Sang Hoon Degeimbre at The Reflexions, the Michelin Plate-honoured modern French cuisine restaurant at The Atheenee Hotel, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Bangkok.

Chef Sang Hoon Degeimbre, born in Korea but adopted at the age of five by a Belgian family, trained as a butcher and became a hugely successful sommelier.
Then in 1997, he started his own restaurant, L'Air du Temps, with his wife in Belgium. He achieved one Michelin Star in 2000 and two Michelin Stars in 2008.

The largely self-taught chef has developed a singular cooking style with unusual flavour combinations a feature. Add in a rekindled love of Korean cuisine and a passion for vegetables grown in L'Air du Temps' 3-hectare garden and it's clear why Degeimbre is known as a flavor magician finding perfect balances between contemporary European cuisine and Korean influences.

The celebrated chef presents 3- and 5- course set menus for lunch, and 7- and 9-course set menus for dinner, all with optional wine parings.
Prices start from THB 2,288++ per person.

The culinary voyages of discovery include amuse bouches such as Foie Gras, Punzu, Bulgur; Mussels & Fries; Tomato & Shrimp. Other courses feature such prime ingredients as green asparagus, cod fish, blue lobster, and eel. For instance, green asparagus is worked with bacon croutons and sweet wine sauce. Cod combines with apple, fennel, anchovies, bulgur. Blue lobster is matched with tomato jangagii and geranium flowers. Eel is juxtaposed with foie gras and black sesame. Not to mention, 20 species of vegetables herbs flowers and lacto-fermented juice; bean peas, chanterelle, meat juice; "Sunday in Belgium", chicken, apple, potato; "Pain Perdu salsify; and Cuberdon potatoes, white chocolate.

Bookings are recommended.
SPG(R) membership benefits apply.
20% discount for The Athenee Club Members
Reservations are recommended. Please call 02 650 8800 or
e-mail: fb.theathenee@luxurycollection.com or
visit website: www.theatheneehotel.com and theluxurycollection.com/theatheneehotel
Venue: The Reflexions – Floor 3
Operating Hours:
From Saturday 2 June – Monday 4 June for 2 Michelin Star Guest Chef Sang Hoon Degeimbre at The Reflexions.
Lunch 12:00 a.m. – 02:00 p.m.
Dinner 06:00 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.
About The Luxury Collection(R) Hotels & Resorts

The Luxury Collection(R), part of Marriott International, Inc., is comprised of world-renowned hotels and resorts offering unique, authentic experiences that evoke lasting, treasured memories. For the global explorer, The Luxury Collection offers a gateway to the world's most exciting and desirable destinations. Each hotel and resort is a unique and cherished expression of its location; a portal to the destination's indigenous charms and treasures. Originated in 1906 under the CIGA(R) brand as a collection of Europe's most celebrated and iconic properties, today The Luxury Collection brand is a glittering ensemble, recently surpassing 100 of the world's finest hotels and resorts in more than 30 countries and territories. All of these hotels, many of them centuries old, are internationally recognized as being among the world's finest. For more information and new openings, visit theluxurycollection.com or follow Twitter, Instagram and Facebook. The Luxury Collection is proud to participate in the industry's award-winning loyalty program, Starwood Preferred Guest(R). Members can now link accounts with Marriott Rewards(R), which includes The Ritz-Carlton Rewards(R) atmembers.marriott.com for instant elite status matching and unlimited points transfer.

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