A MICHELIN Star Shines Brightly at Elements for a Fourth Year

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The management of The Okura Prestige Bangkok is pleased to announce that the hotel’s Elements restaurant has been awarded a MICHELIN Star for the fourth consecutive year, once again earning a place in the fourth edition of the MICHELIN Guide Thailand 2021 covering Bangkok, Chiang Mai, Phuket & Phang-nga.

Elements has developed a reputation for serving finely prepared gourmet French cuisine with seasonal Japanese influences. The restaurant is helmed by Chef de Cuisine Hans Zahner, who oversees tasting menus that are refreshed regularly to take full advantage of premium seasonal ingredients from around the world.

Commenting on the award, Mr. Niek Hammer, General Manager of The Okura Prestige Bangkok, said, “Maintaining a MICHELIN star, the despite all the challenges faced this year, is a magnificent accolade for Elements. On behalf of Chef Hans and his team I would like to thank MICHELIN for recognizing that standards at the restaurant remain world-class and that our commitment to quality and a great dining experience continues to be rewarded.”

In addition to MICHELIN recognition, since 2017 Elements has been ranked as one of the top 5 best restaurants in the country by leading luxury lifestyle magazine Thailand Tatler in its annual Thailand Tatler Best Restaurants Dining Guide Awards. “The acknowledgements received from respected publications reflect our commitment to enhancing the guest’s enjoyment of Elements based on the spirit of Kaizen, which is a Japanese word meaning continued improvement, a key part of The Okura Prestige Bangkok’s vision and mission,” Mr Hammer added.

One of only 27 Bangkok restaurants to receive a MICHELIN star in the fourth edition of the MICHELIN Guide Thailand 2021 Bangkok, Chiang Mai, Phuket & Phang-nga, Elements represents new generation lifestyle dining where East meets West with classic ease. The restaurant provides outstanding cuisine in a relaxed and informal atmosphere with the added attraction of an open kitchen that gives diners an up close and personal feel for the skills and expertise of chefs who create culinary theatre at the very heart of the restaurant.

“A MICHELIN star really reflects the dedication of both our culinary and service teams. We work so hard to find the finest ingredients each season from around the world to create one-of-a-kind dishes of a consistently high quality. Our aim is not only to deliver the best cuisine but also to make sure that each guest leaves with the highest satisfaction. Our front-of-house staff does a fantastic job each night to deliver the best service to our guests, whether the visit is to celebrate a special occasion or simply for a relaxed dinner.” said Chef Hans.

Executive Chef Sebastiaan Hoogewerf, added, “Earning praise from the MICHELIN Guide again this year is a wonderful accolade for Elements. It is a testament to the hard work of our kitchen team and front-of-house staff. I would like to thank all for their efforts and I congratulate them. We are going in the right direction with our culinary offerings at The Okura Prestige Bangkok and Elements is leading the way. 2021 promises to be an exciting year for gourmet dining.”

Elements is open for dinner from 18:00 – 22:30 on Tuesday – Saturday.

Elements Restaurant is located on the 25th floor of The Okura Prestige Bangkok. For more information and reservations, please contact 02 687 9000, or email elements@okurabangkok.com, or book on our website www.okurabangkok.com

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