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 2021 Bangkok, Chiang Mai, Phuket & Phang-nga. Yamazato was one of only 7 Japanese eateries among the 165 restaurants listed in the MICHELIN Plate category.
At Yamazato Master Chef Shigeru Hagiwara and his team create authentic Japanese cuisine including traditional Kaiseki Ryōri set menus, outstanding teppanyaki, fresh 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 receive such recognition for four consecutive years shows the commitment Master Chef Shigeru Hagiwara and his team has to delivering cuisine of a consistently high quality. Influential in the development and expansion of Yamazato restaurants overseas, Chef Hagiwara’s seasonal offerings at the Bangkok chapter are truly authentic in in preparation, presentation and taste and have earned the restaurant a well-deserved international reputation.”
The signature Japanese restaurant across many Okura hotels and resorts, Yamazato at The Okura Prestige Bangkok was also listed as one of the best restaurants in Thailand by Thailand Tatler’s Best Restaurants Guide 2020. Master Chef Shigeru Hagiwara said, “Thank you MICHELIN for another year of recognition. I feel very honoured that Yamazato is among the few Japanese restaurants in Thailand to receive the MICHELIN Plate. This shows that we are creating an authentic dining experience that delights our guests. Quality of ingredients and service are very important to us and this award gives us even greater motivation to move to the next level.”