The management of The Okura Prestige Bangkok is pleased to announce that its signature Japanese restaurant Yamazato has once again been awarded the Michelin Plate designation in the Michelin Guide Thailand 2020 Bangkok, Chiang Mai, Phuket and Phang-nga. Yamazato was one of only 7 Japanese eateries among the 158 restaurants listed in the Michelin Plate category. The restaurant’s sister outlet of the same name at Hotel Okura Amsterdam is the holder of a Michelin star.
At Yamazato in Bangkok, Master Chef Shigeru Hagiwara and his team create authentic Japanese cuisine including traditional Kaiseki Ryōri set menus, outstanding teppanyaki, sushi and sashimi offerings and an extensive à la carte menu.
Commenting on the award Mr. Niek Hammer, General Manager of The Okura Prestige Bangkok, said, “To be recognised by the Michelin Guide for three years consecutive is a great honour. Yamazato, our signature Japanese restaurant, also has a well-deserved international reputation for the integrity of its ingredients and its flavours. This award is an affirmation of the commitment of Master Chef Shigeru Hagiwara and his teams to deliver cuisine of a consistently high quality.”
The signature Japanese restaurant across many Okura hotels and resorts, Yamazato at The Okura Prestige Bangkok earned a spot in BK Magazine’s Top Tables Bangkok 2019 and was list as one of the top 20 restaurants in Thailand by Thailand Tatler’s Best Restaurants Guide 2019. It is the definitive traditional Japanese restaurant where the quality of each dish is matched by attention to detail in its preparation and presentation. Master Chef Shigeru Hagiwara said, “I am very pleased for our team. To receive this acknowledgement from Michelin shows that we are creating a dining experience and dishes that delight our patrons. Quality of ingredients and service are very important to us and this award will spur us on to greater heights.”