Six Senses Yao Noi to Welcome Michelin-starred Chef Anthony Demetre

Six Senses Home Office, Bangkok -  5 September 2013

Michelin-starred Chef Anthony Demetre is the latest top international guest chef to visit Six Senses Yao Noi, Thailand. The British celebrity chef will present just three exclusive events from 20th through 23rd October 2013.

Chef-patron of London’s ArbutusWild Honey and Les Deux Salons, Anthony Demetre is surely one of the most accepted and talented chefs working in Britain right now. After receiving his first Michelin Star in 2000 he opened Arbutus, which won many prestigious awards and universal praise for its excellent food and its casual, non-tablecloth approach to fine dining.

The scheduled events are much more than enjoying great food prepared by a great chef. They invite participation by guests, who may accompany Chef Anthony as he shops for the freshest ingredients at a local fish farm and marketplace, travelling by long tail boat and tuk-tuk. Shopping has never been such a wonderful experience as ingredients for the communal dinner to be held on the first evening, are selected.

The second event at the Chef’s Table will focus on specific food intolerances and allergies experienced in modern society, where chemically enhanced food production methods could be responsible for food issues of which many people are affected. The chef’s mouthwatering dinner will follow the resort’s concept of offering fresh, local and chemical free food straight from the organic gardens.

This is the perfect synergy between the sustainable and organic approach of the resort and Chef Anthony’s food concept of casual, healthy food. So apart from an excellent dinner, there is an educational aspect for guests who are concerned about their long-term health. He will work closely with the resort’s Executive Chef, Anthony Reynolds and his team.

Accolades come thick and fast for Chef Anthony. Giles Coren, British food critic and TV presenter, said of him "Anthony weaves his slow cook magic and straddles better than anyone else the boundary between new techniques and old recipes".  Jay Rayner, British Journalist, wrote "There are lots of things to get excited about at Arbutus. Great ingredients put together with intelligence and taste; a kitchen, which knows how to make the best use of the best ingredients".

General Manager of Six Senses Yao Noi Manish Puri says, “We are thrilled and excited to have chef Anthony with us and are looking forward to having three exciting gourmet events lined up with some simple and truthful yet excellent food experiences.”

The events in more detail:

20th October 2013 Hilltop Communal Dinner 

At the exclusive Hilltop Reserve, with its infinity pool and panoramic views over Phang Nga Bay’s limestone outcrops and islets, Chef Anthony will host a three-course dinner paired with different wines with each course. In the afternoon guests will source the ingredients directly from the local island and a fish farm.

Maximum 20 guests.

Three course menu including wine at THB 2,600 per person

21st October 2013 The Chef's Table 

A very interactive chefs table, that will certainly create great memories, given by Chef Anthony. Throughout this unique five-course menu the guests will learn a lot about the food and Chef Anthony.

On focus will be food intolerance / allergies and how to counteract this with healthy, local and chemical free food.

Limited to 12 guests only, this dinner will require early advance bookings.

Five course menu at THB 3,000  per person

22nd October 2013 Dining Room Degustation Dinner

Have a glass of champagne with Chef Anthony at Six Senese Yao Noi’s cooking school above our Dining Room and then enjoy a special 4-course degustation dinner created by the Six Senses kitchen team under the direction of Chef Thomas.

Maximum 24 guests

Four course degustation menu including a champagne welcome drink THB 3,000 per person 

Michelin-starred Chef Anthony Demetre hosts three exclusive dinners at Six Senses Yao Noi during October 2013.

Hilltop Reserve at Six Senses Yao Noi

Hilltop Reserve Dining at Six Senses Yao Noi


For further press information regarding this release, please contact Norman Zweyer, Director of PR & Experience Sales. Telephone +66 (0) 76 418 500 ext 1231: Mobile: +66 (0) 81 797 2241; e-mail: prd-yaonoi@sixsenses.com or visit the website at www.sixsenses.com

Editor’s Notes:

Six Senses Hotels Resorts Spas is a management and development company, which manages resorts under the brand names Six Senses and Evason, plus Six Senses Spa.

Six Senses: A focus on the incredible natural beauty of locations, together with generous personal spaces, constantly creates something new to discover. Six Senses offers individual style with a unique and diverse design personality, plus a strong sense of community.

Six Senses Spa: A key element of all Six Senses properties, Six Senses Spa offers a wide range of holistic wellness, rejuvenation and beauty treatments administered under the guidance of expert therapists. Six Senses Spa is also hosted by prestigious hotels and resorts in many other locations.

Evason introduces a collection of unique resorts that follow the Six Senses philosophy of uncompromised responsibility to sustainability and to the community. Family friendly, these properties also present a strong value focus while offering a vast array of guest services, personal attention and facilities.

For further press information, please contact Benjawan Sudhikam (Ms) Director of Public Relations & Communications: ben@sixsenses.com or visit the website at www.sixsenses.com



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