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  • Tuesday, November 06, 2018 11:44 | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Melbourne Cup Ticket Sales

    Melbourne Cup Charity Lunch 2018 on 6th November at the Amari Watergate Hotel, Bangkok.. 

    Tickets will be on sale this coming Thursday 13 September at Jones the Grocer, EmQuariter, from 11 am to 1pm. 

    • Tickets are 3500 THB, which includes; 
      • 4-course lunch, 
      • free flow bubbles, wine, beer and soft drinks, 
      • the opportunity to participate in fashions on the field and the chance to win some great prizes.

    This is our only major fundraising event this year with all funds raised going to the Thailand Hill Tribe Education Projects.

    Tickets will be sold every Thursday until the 11th October or until sold out, so be quick as this event will sell out. 

    For any questions please email Ann at:

  • Sunday, November 04, 2018 09:27 | Anonymous member (Administrator)


    Acclaimed, 1-Michelin-Star, Thai-born, Swedish Chef Sayan Isaksson makes a guest appearance at The St. Regis Bangkok’s Scandinavian Week, to present an array of Scandinavian inspired menus, at Jojo and VIU Restaurants, from 4th to 11th November 2018, as well as Afternoon Tea, throughout the month.

    Bangkok, Thailand, 11th September 2018 – Top Michelin-Starred culinary talents from around the globe are a regular feature at The St. Regis Bangkok, taking over the kitchens for exclusive dining. From Sunday 4th to Sunday 11th November 2018, The St. Regis Bangkok presents acclaimed 1-Michelin-Star, Thai-born, Swedish Chef Sayan Isaksson. Making a guest appearance during Scandinavian Week, Chef Sayan, previously of Michelin-Starred Esperanto, in Stockholm, will present an array of Scandinavian inspired menus, infused with Asian influence. Renowned Swedish musicians will compliment the experience, during selected menu presentations, including brunch and dinner. Bringing ‘Simply Scandinavian’ to The St. Regis Bangkok, Chef Sayan will take on the very popular St. Regis Sunday Brunch on both Sunday 4th and 11th November 2018 at VIU, with his culinary creations. Guests will also have the chance to experience a full 8-course degustation menu and 3-course set lunch at Jojo Restaurant, from 5th to 10th November. All month long, from 1st to 30th November, Chef Sayan’s contribution to The St. Regis Afternoon Tea, from 2:30pm to 5:00pm, can be savored at The Lounge and The St. Regis Bar. The Swedish musical accompaniment will be featured during dinner at Jojo and brunch at VIU only.

    ‘Simply Scandinavian’ is an organization, celebrating and showcasing Scandinavian flavors, culture and music, annually in countries around the globe. Chef Sayan will prepare various menus over the course of the week, inspired by the cuisine of Scandinavia, infused with his diverse worldly influences. His delectable, dramatic plates are always technically flawless and visually stunning.

    “I'm really honored and moved by this gift, given to me, to cook in my birth country. My wish is to infuse Scandinavian flavors with the very sophisticated and brilliant food culture of Thailand,” comments Chef Sayan Isaksson.

    Guests can expect to have their food perspective rocked, with mouthwatering creations. On the dinner menu at Jojo, highlights include: lightly grilled prawns in nasturtium leaves; tartar of flash-grilled dry-aged beef, emulsified oysters and seaweed crisps; mushroom and grain porridge with aged butter and yuba; softshell crab cooked over glowing embers with organic waste-XO; celeriac petals and white truffle; and many more tantalizing dishes.

    The 3-course set lunch at Jojo sees an indulgence of oriental garden salad, buttermilk fromage blanc and a poached pullet egg, followed by black garlic pigeon, Nordic ‘five spice’, potato and herb bundles, finished with autumn leaves and frozen sunchokes and grilled apple tea.

    Perfectly complimenting these Scandinavian flavors, infused with Asian touches, optional pairings of carefully selected wines are available, at both lunch and dinner at Jojo Restaurant from 5th to 10th November 2018, for the additional fixed price of THB 1,800++ per person per set menu.

    Chef Sayan Isaksson Schedule & Pricing, at The St. Regis Bangkok, in November 2018:

    4th & 11th November | VIU | 12:30pm-3:30pm

    Scandinavian Sunday Brunch: THB 3,200++

    5th to 10th November | Jojo | From 6:30pm

    3-Course Set Lunch: THB 2,800++

    8-Course Set Dinner: THB 3,900++

    1st to 30th November | The Lounge & The St. Regis Bar | 2:30pm-5:00pm

    Scandinavian Afternoon Tea: THB 1,800++ per set for two

    As seating is limited for brunches, lunches and dinners presented by Chef Sayan, from 4th to 11th November 2018, guests are advised to make advance reservations during Scandinavian Week, at The St. Regis Bangkok, to taste Chef Sayan’s unique creations.


    For reservations, please call +66 2207 7777, e-mail or visit Connect with The St. Regis Bangkok on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.

  • Saturday, November 03, 2018 15:54 | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Four Hands Epicurean Episode 1 at Tables Grill, Grand Hyatt Erawan Bangkok

    Episode One – Yuzu – L’aube Restaurant

    3 and 4 November at 7:00 PM

    Tables Grill in collaboration with Fine Dining Lovers by S. Pellegrino and Acqua Panna launches its first ‘Four Hands Epicurean Journey’, a recurring series of guest chef collaborations with Chef Hans Zahner of Tables Grill, showcasing the journey of a key ingredient within an exclusive tasting menu. For two days on 3 and 4 November 2018, Chef Hans will host an exclusive experience in collaboration with Michelin-starred duo of Chef Hideaki Imahashi and Patissier Shoko Hirase from L’aube Restaurant in Tokyo with the key ingredient of yuzu. The six-course menu, paired with world-class wine, is priced at THB 5,900++.

    The connection between French and Japanese cuisine dates back centuries, evolving through a mutual respect and affinity for one another’s culinary techniques, precision and passion.  Focused on a single element from the familial roots of Chef Hideaki, this exquisite six-course collaborative dinner will center around the Japanese citrus fruit, yuzu. Yuzu is a citrus fruit known for its characteristically strong aroma.  The oil from its skin is marketed as a fragrance, and it is popular in many types of cuisine, especially Japanese.

    Take part in the first exciting step of the Four Hands Epicurean Journey.  Guests who would like to get an update on the next episode can visit our website

    Six-course menu with wine pairing is THB 5,900++.

    15% discount for Club at The Hyatt members, Citibank Ultima and SCB Private Banking.

    For more information and reservations, please contact us on +66 2254 6250, email or visit

    About Chef Hans Zahner

    With years of experience working in Michelin-starred restaurants in France and around the world, most notably Chef Hans had the chance to work with the celebrated chef Alain Ducasse at Alain Ducasse Au Plaza Athénée in Hôtel Plaza Athénée – Paris.  Chef Hans will drive the Tables Grill team to new heights by incorporating authentic French flavors and meticulously plated dishes to local and international guests in Bangkok.

    About Chef Hideaki Imahashi and Pattissier Shoko

    After years of experience working at “Mutekiro” in Yokohama, Japan, and later in France, Chef Hideaki Imahashi moved back to Tokyo in 2008.  Pattissier Shoko Hirase also gained experience in France, by way of “Patisserie Pascal Pinaud”, “Restaurant Jules Verne” and “Restaurant TOYO” before returning to Japan in 2011.  In 2013, both Chefs were united in Tokyo at “Keisuke Matsushima”, before eventually joining forces in 2016 to open “Restaurant L’aube”, awarded one Michelin Star in 2018.

    About Fine Dining Lovers Guest Chef Series

    The Fine Dining Lovers Guest Chef Series is an original initiative by fine dining waters S.Pellegrino and Acqua Panna that began in 2011, as part of their ongoing effort to bridge the best of the best in the culinary world. Aligned with their goal of encouraging culinary exchanges and the fine enjoyment of water, wine another gastronomy, the series combines renowned chefs from top dining destinations around Asia to bring top-notched epicurean experiences to diners. It is promoted through, the eponymous global platform dedicated to exploring the finest taste and culinary culture from around the world by S.Pellegrino and Acqua Panna.

    About Fresh Direct

    Fresh Direct core activity is to import and provide high quality beautiful products and ingredients from Europe, Australia and South America. With an innovate range of chilled and frozen products Fresh Direct specialized in Seafood, Meat, Fruits, Vegetables and various other gourmet products such as Caviar, Cheeses and Olive Oil 
  • Saturday, November 03, 2018 13:50 | Anonymous member (Administrator)


    The St. Regis Bangkok Wedding Sessions present dream weddings and engagement celebrations, on Saturday 3rd and Sunday 4th November 2018, from 10.00am to 7.00pm, with exclusive limited-edition benefits, special discounts and enticing savings

    The St. Regis Bangkok presents dream weddings and engagement celebrations at The St. Regis Bangkok Wedding Sessions, Saturday 3rd and Sunday 4th November 2018, from 10:00am-7:00pm at Rajadamri I.  

    On the hotel’s 14th floor, couples are invited to consult with wedding experts, visit their luxurious venues, and preview highlights of exquisitely crafted weddings and intricately curated engagement celebrations, at The St. Regis Bangkok. All elements assembled conspire to create aspirational and meaningful occasions, with The St. Regis exacting attention to detail. 

    At this two-day event, for confirmed same-day bookings, couples have access to a whole array of limited-edition benefits*, as well as special 50% discounts on décor, music and corkage fees. At the time of booking, guests should enquire as to terms and conditions, related to all discounts and complimentary offers. 

    Engagement packages start from THB 80,000++, and include one free food station for up to 100 people, valued at THB 18,000++, for confirmed bookings made on the wedding fair weekend. 

    For wedding package reservations, confirmed on 3rd or 4th November, from THB 750,000++, couples can select a complimentary Chinese or Thai engagement ceremony for up to 50 people, or a complimentary after-party package for up to 100 people, both valued at THB 80,000++. 

    Couples who spend between THB 850,000++ and THB 950,000++ on their big day, at The St. Regis Bangkok Wedding Sessions, receive a complimentary Chinese or Thai engagement ceremony for up to 50 people, and a complimentary after-party package for up to 100 people, as well as special 50% savings on brought-in décor and music, and corkage fees, amounting to savings of up to THB 195,000. 

    For deposits paid on the day with a Krungsri card, members can additionally receive an incredible range of exclusive privileges, upgrades and bonus points. Over THB 200,000 spending receives a one-night stay in a deluxe room, with complimentary breakfast, THB 10,000 off brought-in décor, and up to 20,000 redeemable points. Krungsri card deposits over THB 300,000 receive the same, plus afternoon tea at the St. Regis Bar, provided during the pre-wedding photoshoot for the wedding couple, and up to 30,000 bonus points.  

    Top Krungsri card spenders, however, paying a deposit of over THB 500,000, are entitled to a 3-night honeymoon stay for the wedding couple, in a lagoon pool villa in The St. Regis Bali, including daily breakfast, and luxury roundtrip airport transfers for two*, plus they can redeem up to 40,000 bonus points. 

    With myriad limited-edition benefits, only at The St. Regis Bangkok Wedding Fair, on 3rd and 4th November 2018, from 11:00am at Rajadamri I, The St. Regis Bangkok helps guests share dream wedding and engagement celebrations, to ensure memories that last a lifetime! 

    * Terms & conditions apply, for appointments and further details, contact Khun Ploy on +66-92-261-7505, or Khun Nongram via  

    Be sure to connect with The St. Regis Bangkok on FacebookInstagram, and Twitter. 


  • Saturday, November 03, 2018 09:24 | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Open Day

    Rugby School Thailand is delighted to invite prospective parents, pupils, friends and families to our second Open Day on Saturday, 3rd November 2018 from 8.30am to 4.00pm.

    To see the full schedule and register for the Day, click the link here:

    Please do come and see our:
    - Pre-Prep and Prep School (ages 2-13)
    - just-opened Senior School (ages 14-18)
    - brand new Classroom Block with state-of-the-art facilities for teaching all the STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and maths) subjects
    - brand new boarding houses and Sixth Form Centre.

    Most importantly, discover how a Rugby School Thailand education develops the complete child – mind, body and spirit – or as we put it: the whole person; the whole point.

    We look forward to seeing you there.

  • Friday, November 02, 2018 11:30 | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Acclaimed UK Chef Tim Spedding Cooks Up a Storm in Bangkok

    Marriott International Bangkok is thrilled to announce that Chef Tim Spedding from the UK will join us from November 2 – 17 for a series of unique culinary events at the city’s finest hotels.

    The acclaimed British chef has an impressive pedigree that includes Michelin star restaurants The Clove Club and The Ledbury in London, and the Quay in Sydney. Tim is currently working on his next project. Together with his partner Louise Roedkjaer, the pair will open a rural guesthouse in Cornwall that attracts guests from around the world to try their farm to table cuisine.

    Tim is recognized as one of the UK’s most exciting and influential young chefs. In Bangkok, we will showcase his extraordinary talents at five hotel restaurant venues; Sheraton Grande Sukhumvit,
    a Luxury Collection Hotel, Royal Orchid Sheraton Hotel & Towers, Bangkok Marriott Hotel Sukhumvit, Renaissance Bangkok Ratchaprasong Hotel, and Le Méridien Suvarnabhumi, Bangkok Golf Resort & Spa.

    Each enticing menu will feature Tim’s signature dishes such as flamed mackerel sashimi with gooseberries and elderflower, grilled scallop with sugar braised kelp and seaweed mustard & smoked scallop broth, honey glazed duck with pumpkin and bitter leaves & devilled spices and burnt mandarin granita with yogurt mousse. In keeping with his farm to table philosophy, Tim will also utilize some of the best local produce from Bangkok’s fresh markets.

    “I’m delighted to be cooking in some of the Bangkok’s finest hotel restaurants in a place that I cherish.
    It’s a wonderful opportunity to work with chefs in Bangkok to create a unique menu highlighting the abundance of great produce available here. The menus will reflect my philosophy of carefully selected seasonal produce prepared simply and served in a creative way,”
    says Tim.  

    You can experience Tim Spedding’s outstanding cuisine in November at five renowned Bangkok hotels.

    • November 2 / 4 (Fri/Sun) at Royal Orchid Sheraton Hotel & Towers for the river cruise dinner along Chao Phraya river “Bangkok landmarks on the river of kings with Tim’s creations” with pre-dinner canapés
    • November 6 & 7 (Tue/Wed) at Bangkok Marriott Hotel Sukhumvit at The District Grill Room & Bar for a black board menu concept as a set or individual items
    • November 9 & 10 (Fri/Sat) at Renaissance Bangkok Ratchaprasong Hotel at La Tavola & Wine Bar for a 5-course wine dinner
    • November 13 (Tue) Sheraton Grande Sukhumvit, a Luxury Collection Hotel at Dine in the Dark for a 4-course sensory dinner menu followed by ‘meet Chef Tim’ at BarSu  
    • November 14 (Wed) Sheraton Grande Sukhumvit, a Luxury Collection Hotel at Rossini’s for a 4-course dinner
    • November 16 & 17 (Fri/Sat) Le Méridien Suvarnabhumi, Bangkok Golf Resort & Spa at Favola for a 4-course wine dinner

    Don’t miss the rare opportunity to experience the cuisine of Tim Spedding with Marriott International Bangkok!

    For more information and reservation at Royal Orchid Sheraton Hotel & Towers, please contact: 02 6653363 or email

    For more information and reservation at Bangkok Marriott Hotel Sukhumvit, please contact: 02 797 0000 or

    For more information and reservation at Renaissance Bangkok Ratchaprasong Hotel, please contact: t+66 21255020 or email

    For more information and reservation at Sheraton Grande Sukhumvit, a Luxury Collection Hotel, please contact: 02 6498359 for Dine in the Dark and 02 6498364 for Rossini’s or email

    For more information and reservation at Le Méridien Suvarnabhumi, Bangkok Golf Resort & Spa, please contact: 02 1187722 for Favola or email

  • Friday, November 02, 2018 11:20 | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Boat Lagoon Weekend 2018-2019

    The lively weekend activities at Phuket Boat Lagoon is back again from November 2018 until April 2019. Starting from 2nd & 3rd November 2018 (Friday & Saturday), the Boat Lagoon Weekend is back at the Boardwalk, with a weekend of good food, good music, good fun and family activities. It’s all about BEATS & BITES.

    Inviting all to join us for the return of Boat Lagoon Weekend with live band performance, DJ music, activities for children & families. Browse the many food and beverage offerings at the event to find your favorite and specialty beverages along Lagoon Quay's Boardwalk at Phuket Boat Lagoon.

    Boat Lagoon Weekend, it’s a ‘must attend’ event for family, friends and everyone. Starts from 6.00 pm until 10.00 pm.

    The dates for the Boat Lagoon Weekend:

    • November 2018 – 2nd & 3rd November 2018
    • December 2018 (Christmas Market) – 7th & 8th December 2018
    • January 2019 – 11st & 12nd January 2019  
    • February 2019 – 1st & 2nd February 2019
    • March 2019 – 1st & 2nd March 2019
    • April 2019 – To be announced

    For further details and information, kindly contact:

    Inquiries for stall space for Boat Lagoon Weekend, kindly contact our Customer Service Department at:

  • Thursday, November 01, 2018 16:29 | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The 2018 edition of Shrewsbury International School's annual musical showpiece, Last Night of the Proms, takes place on Thursday 1st November.

    The event promises to be another evening of top-quality entertainment and hospitality, and begins at 5:45pm with pre-concert drinks and buffet, and following the concert itself, the evening will be capped with riverside fireworks and cocktails.

    This year we are delighted to welcome back guests from UK vocal ensemble Ex Cathedra, and special Guest Conductor of international acclaim, Bundit Ungrangsee.

    Tickets can be purchased individually, or for tables of 10 people (at a discounted price) by Friday 12th October.

    Please find the further information and payment details on the downloadable booking form:


    Adult tickets (19 years or above) @ 1,600 Baht
    Child tickets (8-18 years) @ 1,100 Baht
    Whole tables* (up to 10 guests - adults, children or mixed) @ 14,000 

    Shrewsbury employees should refer to their school email for staff ticketing information and employee booking form.


    Based on a musical festival that was first staged in Britain over 120 years ago, “The Shrewsbury Proms” is now in its 12th year and has become a hugely popular feature of the Bangkok performance calendar. This year’s concert, inspired by the theme “Magic and Fantasy”, and will features items ranging from Tchaikovsky’s “Nutcracker” to Game of Thrones,alongside the traditional Proms favourites Jerusalem and Rule Britannia, all performed in Shrewsbury’s world class auditorium.

    The event schedule is as follows:

    5.45PM: Drinks reception

    6.00PM: Buffet dinner begins

    7.00PM: Doors to auditorium open

    7.15PM: Proms concert begins

    9.20PM: Post concert drinks and dessert will be served. Evening concludes with riverside fireworks display.

    We look forward to welcoming parents, friends and family to join us for another memorable evening at Shrewsbury International School.

  • Wednesday, October 31, 2018 13:08 | Anonymous member (Administrator)

  • Wednesday, October 31, 2018 10:59 | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    A Scary Halloween Party at Aqua Bar Anantara Siam Bangkok Hotel

    Come to Anantara Siam Bangkok Hotel for a ghoulishly good time at our American Horror Story theme night at Aqua Bar on Wednesday 31 October 2018.  

    Halloween is celebrated annually in a number of countries on 31 October, when people traditionally remember the dead. Many myths and stories surround the night, when the portal between the living and the dead is said to be at its weakest.

    This year, Aqua Bar will be transformed into a haunting venue decorated around the theme of horror movies. Snack on witchy treats from our devilish menu and sip frightful concoctions such as “Black Dahlia”, and “Insidious” to “Blood Omen”.

    Dress in your scariest costume and join us at Aqua Bar, Anantara Siam Bangkok Hotel (BTS Ratchadamri) to celebrate Halloween night, only on Wednesday 31 October 2018 from 6.00 pm – 11.30 pm.

    For more information and reservations for Halloween night at Aqua Bar, please call +66 (0) 2126 8866 Ext. 1210 or email: website www.siam-

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