Marvelous Guest Chef Nights with Master Malaysian Chef Mohd Shawal Basry From Bijan to Ginja Taste Restaurant


JW Marriott Phuket Resort & Spa’s Ginja Taste restaurant hosted “A Taste of Malaysia” food festival during 5 – 8 April, menu crafted by Guest Chef Mohd Shawal Basry, from award winning restaurant Bijan in Kuala Lumpur Malaysia.

1st left: Miss Bhatara Amornrattanakij, Director of Marketing Communications, JW Marriott Phuket Resort & Spa 2nd left: Guest Chef, Executive Chef Mohd Shawal Basry, from Bijan restaurant, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 1st right: Miss Chamaiporn Yadang, Marketing Communications Manager, JW Marriott Phuket Resort & Spa 2nd right: Mr. Dietmar Spitzer, Executive Chef, JW Marriott Phuket Resort & Spa

Cooking for over three hundred diners Chef Mohd Shawal worked alongside with JW Marriott Phuket culinary team and created a tremendous 5-course dinner and Malaysian buffet night over the weekend. The highlight of the degustation 5-course menu was Malaysian leaves salad with sambal dressing and assorted fried crackers; Steam seafood mousse; Tossed fresh young mango & herbs in tangy coconut milk served with sliced smoked duck breast and salad; Clear broth of cattle bone marrow with mixed spices served with toasted Hailam bread pieces; Pan seared Malabar snapper fillet with spiced tomato coulis and apple dressing served with brunoise vegetables and fermented durian sauce; Slowly cooked beef rib eye in black thick sauce served with rainbow rice and kerabu; and steamed palm sugar sponge cake served with caramelized palm syrup and a scoop of homemade coconut ice cream.