Dining out in style


A-listers and celebrities turn out in force for the launch of Central’s “Restaurant Weeks” promotion

LUXURY SHOPPING mall Central Embassy recently created an extravagant dinner featuring famous dishes from around the world for 100 VIP guests to mark the opening of Restaurant Weeks, a campaign taking place at Central Embassy and Central Chidlom until August 16.

Held in a luxurious restaurant in the garden complete with gazebo and lavishly decorated long tables, Central Group’s chief executive Yuwadee Chirathivat, co-president Sirikate Chirakiti, and Central Embassy’s managing director Barom Bhicharnchitr welcomed the A-list guests, among them Sukdee Chongmankhong, Atis Ruchirawat, Araya Phuphanich, Suvadhana Sibunruang, Ornapa Krisadee, Monlacha Skulthai, Amat Nimitpark, Chulalux Piyasombatkul, Pattharapol Puengboonpra, Vatanika Patamasingha Na Ayudhaya, Kullapat Kanokwattanawan, Ploylada Pinsang, Nataya Nerngchamnong and Thananya Thanakitamnuay.

“We celebrated our first anniversary last month, and we aim to keep the momentum going for the rest of the year. This is one of our special events held in collaboration with our partners to offer happiness to our patrons. In addition to featuring the best brands in our shopping complex, we also have the best food from around the world in more than 40 outlets. Central Embassy has become a new meeting point for friends and family over the past year,” said Borom.

Also attending were four top celebrities and food lovers – Ploy Kaem Petch magazine editor Chulita Areepipatkul, writer of “Yai Ma” column who has travelled the world to try the best food; actress and gourmet Araya A Hargate and her husband Visrut “Nott” Rangsisingpipat, who joined the dinner before flying off on their honeymoon; Ploy Chariyaves, a well-known lifestyle writer and an expert in healthy food; and chef Ian Chalermkittichai.

The dinner got underway to melodious music from The Parkinson and gueats enjoyed tempting treats from Central Embassy’s dining outlets, as well as a Harrods Tea Set from Harrods Plantation.

“I always like to meet my friends here. My favourite restaurants are Nabezo and Yutaro. I like the atmosphere and the freshness of the ingredients,” Araya told XP.

“I went to Sushi Hinata by chance, and it reminded me of kaiseki food in Japan. They are little dishes using seasonal ingredients, served over several course like Western food,” Ploy added.

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