Chef Hong Thaimee headlines this month’s culinary series at JW Marriott Marquis Dubai…

Hong Thaimee – the celebrated chef who is perhaps best known for hit New York Thai destination Ngam, and her new venues Thaimee Love, Thaimee Blossom and Pad Thaimee – is making her way to Dubai this month as part of Dubai’s Celebrity Chef Series.

This Series is a regular culinary programme, which showcases the talents of both local and internationally renowned chefs along with the hotels award-winning restaurant teams. And this month, Chef Hong Thaimee joins the team from New York for three days of culinary experiences at the award-winning Tong Thai and Prime68.

Originally from Chiang Mai, Thailand, Hong Thaimee, who has served as a global ambassador for Thai cuisine and culture for over a decade, has created two distinct culinary experiences highlighting her signature flavors and cooking styles:


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Trip Around Thailand menu

Beginning at Tong Thai restaurant, Chef Hong curated a ‘Trip Around Thailand’ with a menu featuring some of her classic flavors such as Esan Bann Hao, referred to as ‘a trip to Esaan’ a north eastern region in the country, which will be represented by a crispy duck salad with toasted rice powder, chili, mints, lemongrass and lime.

Guests can book this five-course menu at Tong Thai on  November 24 and 25 for just Dhs195 per person.

Unique Afternoon Tea experience

She has also channeled her culinary skills to craft a unique Afternoon Tea experience, which will be served at Prime68 featuring a fresh and light Thai-inspired Afternoon Tea menu with sweet cakes, scones and savoury sandwiches, except this time, with a Thai twist, such as a Thai tea poached pear and Pandan fondue with fresh fruits and roti.

Chef Hong’s Thai Afternoon Tea will be served at Prime68 on November 27 from Dhs125 per person.

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