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18th World Gourmet Festival at Anantara Siam Bangkok Hotel Raises a Substantial Amount for Charity

September 15, 2017 Dining No Comments Email Email

Her Royal Highness Princess Soamsawali graciously presided over the official opening ceremony of the 18th annual World Gourmet Festival at Anantara Siam Bangkok Hotel on 3 September 2017.

The festival held from 410 September 2017, has raised a substantial amount to support Princess Soamsawali AZT Fund for Pregnant Women of the Thai Red Cross Society.   Funds were raised through a THB 600 donation included with the price of every dinner ticket, as well as proceeds from live auctions during the festival dinners.

The event would not have been possible without the participation of guest chefs and food and wine experts from around the world, as well as the support of key sponsors.

This year, the the full line up of chefs in the 18th annual World Gourmet Festival are:

  • Guillaume Galliot: Caprice at Four Seasons, Hong Kong (2 Michelin stars)
  • Shinichiro Takagi: Restaurant Zeniya in Kanazawa, Japan (2 Michelin stars)
  • Cristina Bowerman: Glass Hostaria in Rome, Italy (1 Michelin star)
  • Miguel Laffan: LAND Vineyards in Alentejo, Portugal (1 Michelin star)
  • Costardi Brothers Christian and Manuel: Ristorante Christian e Manuel in Vercelli, Italy

(1 Michelin star)

(The Worlds 50 Best Restaurants)

  • Jock Zonfrillo: Restaurant Orana in Adelaide, Australia (Australia’s Top Restaurants)
  • Bobby Chinn: Restaurant Bobby Chinn in Hanoi, Vietnam

The live auction featured accommodation vouchers donated by Anantara and Minor hotels and resorts around the world, and Turkish Airlines air tickets plus a bottle of Lampe Berger Paris.

19th Annual World Gourmet Festival Dates Announced 

Anantara Siam Bangkok Hotel announces the dates of the 19th annual World Gourmet Festival, which will be held from 3-9 September 2018. Stay tuned for more announcements and updates of Bangkok’s biggest annual food event.

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