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  • Spot Dessert Bar Opens A Second Location!


    Chef and his partners are thrilled to announce the opening of a second Spot Dessert Bar location at 11 West 32nd Street in NYC! Come by to try our new spin on sweet! www.spotdessertbar.com

  • Chef Ian Announces the Opening of SMITH

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    Chef and his partners Chef Peter Pitakwong and Chanond Purananda have opened Bangkok’s first nose-to-tail eatery, SMITH, in a refurbished 40-year-old warehouse on Sukhumvit Soi 49. Go to www.smith-restaurant.com for contact information.

  • Chef Ian and SangSom MOVEaBAR

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    Chef has joined forces with a star architect and a giant concert organizer to create the Thai triumvirate of creativity for SangSom MOVEaBAR pop-up bar & restaurant which will travel to 5 Thai cities. Go to www.sangsommoveabar.com for more information.

  • Spot Dessert Bar 2012 Treats

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    Since joining and relaunching Spot Dessert Bar NYC in September 2011, Chef has been shaking up the NYC dessert scene. Keep your sweet tooth ready for more delicious desserts in 2012! Go to www.spotdessertbar.com

  • Chef Ian Opens Issaya Siamese Club


    Chef has opened his flagship Thai restaurant and lounge, Issaya Siamese Club, in Bangkok! See our Restaurants & Projects page for more information or go to www.issaya.com.

  • Chef Ian at Singapore’s Asian Masters

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    Say hello Singapore! Chef will be featured during the Asian Masters at Patara Fine Thai Cuisine restaurant from November 21st to 27th. Come enjoy Chef Ian’s culinary creations in an a la carte menu, degustation menu, or Master Class session. For details please go to http://www.asianmasters.com.sg/

  • Chef Ian at Selfridges in July

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    Look out London! Chef will be headlining the Thai culinary promotion at Selfridges from July 14th to 30th. Come taste some of Chef’s culinary delights in HIX Restaurant & Champagne Bar as well as Gordon’s. For details please go to http://www.restaurantsetcltd.co.uk/events/197/

  • Ember Room

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    In February 2011, Chef opened his newest restaurant project in New York City, Ember Room. Created with Chase Restaurant Group and Chef Todd English, Ember Room serves up American Asian BBQ with a twist. For more information go to our Restaurants & Projects page or www.emberroom.com.

  • Yacht Club and Chef Ian Kittichai


    Through the end of 2011, Chef Ian will be a periodic guest chef with a signature menu at the Yacht Club, Intercontinental Hotel Abu Dhabi.  The menu features progressive Thai favorites from his various restaurants around the globe.

  • Hyde & Seek Gastro Bar


    p class=”ln-data”>Opened in Bangkok in early 2010, Chef Ian’s Hyde & Seek Gastro Bar, features New American and New British classics with a twist. To find out more go to our Restaurants & Projects page or www.hydeandseek.com.

  • KOH by Ian Kittichai


    Opened in August 2010, KoH by Ian Kittichai is Chef Ian”s 4th restaurant. KoH, located in the stunning Intercontinental Marine Drive Hotel in the heart Die Zielgruppe bei dieser book-of-ra-kostenlos.com slot-Machine sind daher Frauen. of Mumbai, features Chef”s famed modern Thai cuisine.

  • In January 2010, Chef Ian is in Europe to delight the palates of gourmets in St. Moritz

    In January 2010, Chef Ian is in Europe to delight the palates of gourmets in St. Moritz, Switzerland! January 20th to 24th, Chef will transform Le Bistro @ Badrutt’s Palace Hotel into his own innovative Thai culinary landscape.

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Chef Pongtawat "Ian" Chalermkittichai has continually pushed the limits of peoples preconceived notions of Thai and Southeast Asian cuisine. With a lifetime of experience, he has shown the world that Thai cuisine is more than just Pad Thai.

An adroit student across a wide span of cuisines, Chef Ian's food is a parallel for his life experience and philosophy.

With a diverse offering of restaurants that span the globe, Chef delves into the classical and reemerges with his own exquisite interpretations.

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    Chef Ian”s Kitchen Revealed has been awarded the Best Chef Cookbook jameshallison casino in Thailand by the Gourmand World Cookbooks Award 2011! Now onto the World Awards in Paris!

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    KOH by Ian Kittichai has won The Times Food Award for Best Thai for the second consecutive year! Thank you to The Times and our diners!

  • Yankee Burger

    Hyde & Seek Gastro Bar’s Burger Tuesday’s is about to get even hotter with a whole new menu. Come see why CNNgo voted us the #1 burger in Bangkok!