Connect with us

Thai Life

Phuket Lifestyle: Top chefs to share a kitchen

Legacy Phuket Gazette

Published

 on 

PHUKET: The old adage of “too many cooks spoil the broth” receives a sound thrashing later this month and in fact will be given “Six of the Best” with an annual gastronomic fundraiser to help underprivileged children on Phuket.

“Six of the Best” features half a dozen chefs from Phuket’s premier luxury resorts and restaurants, who will join culinary forces to produce a six-course gala dinner to be hosted at “Millionaire’s Mile’s” hideaway, Paresa Resort Phuket.

This exclusive cartel of chefs includes Stefano Artosin (Amanpuri), Silvano Amolini (Dusit Thani), David Hamilton (Banyan Tree), Chalermchai (Kla) Prakobkip (Trisara), Ryan Arboleda (Paresa), Aaron Hooper (Joe’s Downstairs).

Each of these top chefs are contributing one course to this remarkable repast that will certainly encourage lovers of fine dining and worthy causes to attend.

“I’m very pleased and honored to be part of this great event and to give my small contribution to build a better future for those less fortunate then me,” said Silvano Amolini.

Not only are each of the resorts and restaurants extending support, but their individual food and beverage suppliers have also added to the exquisite mix by donating all the menu ingredients and wine, ensuring that all proceeds go directly to The Good Shepherd School.

In August 2010, The Good Shepherd set up a very basic school at the Phuket Fishing Port, one of the most unclean areas of Phuket. The premises comprised two pieces of concrete as a floor and chicken wire for walls to accommodate 20 children. There are now over 100 children registered with four grades of classes cramped into the same area.

Current funding is insufficient for even rudimentary resources such tables, chairs and even lunch for the children. But everyday the children come with smiles on their faces, their delight at being given the opportunity to learn and improve their lives entirely evident.

A solid foundation is the goal, both for the children and for a properly constructed school. Land has been donated by the local Thai community and financial donations generated by “Six of the Best” as well as other fundraisers will help realize a better learning environment for the students.

Last month the chefs involved in the upcoming event visited The Good Shepherd School in Phuket Town, with each bringing food and beverages for the kids.

“Six of the Best” will take place on Saturday, March 31 starting with cocktails at Miracle Lawn, Paresa Resort Phuket at 6pm.

Donations of 4,500 baht per person include the six-course menu paired and served with six choice wines.

For more information on this event contact Chantal.Fernandes@gmail.com.

— Neil Quail

 

Get more from The Thaiger

📱 Download our app on Android or iOS
👋 Have your say on our Thailand forums
🔔 Subscribe to our daily email newsletter
📺 Subscribe / Join YouTube for daily shows
👍 Like/Follow us on Facebook
🐦 FOLLOW us on Twitter
📷 FOLLOW us on Instagram

image

Join the conversation and have your say on Thailand news published on The Thaiger.

Thaiger Talk is our new Thaiger Community where you can join the discussion on everything happening in Thailand right now.

Please note that articles are not posted to the forum instantly and can take up to 20 min before being visible. Click for more information and the Thaiger Talk Guidelines.

Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Archiving articles from the Phuket Gazette circa 1998 - 2017. View the Phuket Gazette online archive and Digital Gazette PDF Prints.

Follow Thaiger by email:

Best of7 hours ago

Phuket’s 5 most family-friendly resorts

Transport8 hours ago

Transport Company announces bus services are suspended until August 31

Thailand10 hours ago

Thailand News Today | 29 provinces now on curfew, booze ban in Phuket

Welcome back to Thailand!

Thaiger is getting behind local businesses for the restart of tourism in Thailand - up to 50% discounts across all advertising packages!

Insurgency11 hours ago

Volunteer ranger killed in grenade attack by suspected insurgents

Best of11 hours ago

Top 5 Spas in Koh Samui

Thailand11 hours ago

Hemp ice cream hits the Thai market

image
Join the conversation on the Thaiger Talk forums today!
Chon Buri12 hours ago

Chon Buri sets local order, restaurants in malls to only offer food for delivery

Thailand12 hours ago

Samut Prakan man dies in fire, possibly self-inflicted

Thailand12 hours ago

Royal Thai Police say bitterleaf can’t cure Covid

Coronavirus (Covid-19)13 hours ago

Tuesday Covid Update: 18,901 new cases, provincial totals

Thailand13 hours ago

Air Asia technician arrested for allegedly stealing electronics

Pattaya13 hours ago

“Pattaya Move On” reopening likely to be postponed as Covid cases surge

Thailand14 hours ago

3 metre long python caught near family’s house in Phuket

Thailand15 hours ago

Government says not to buy Favipiravir/Avigan online, says it might be fake

Phuket15 hours ago

Phuket bans alcohol sales at restaurants, issues order amid rise of Covid cases

Thailand5 months ago

Thailand News Today | Thai Airways in rehab, All go for Songkran | March 4

Tourism5 months ago

Phuket’s nightlife. Yes, bars and clubs are still open | VIDEO

Phuket5 months ago

Thailand News Today | Covid passport talks, Thai Airways heads to court | March 2

Tourism5 months ago

Phuket Thai food treats you need to try | VIDEO

Thailand5 months ago

Thailand News Today | Bars, pubs and restaurants ‘sort of’ back to normal | Feb 23

Tourism5 months ago

In search of Cat & Dog Cafés in Phuket Town | VIDEO

Thailand6 months ago

Thailand News Today | Gambling crackdown, Seafood market to reopen, Vlogger challenge | Jan 21

Thailand7 months ago

Thailand News Today | Covid testing for visas, Business impact, Vaccine approval | January 19

Thailand7 months ago

Thailand News Today | Weekend Bangkok bombs, Thailand fires, Covid update | January 18

Thailand7 months ago

Thailand News Today | Stray car on runway, Indonesian quake, 300 baht tourist fee | January 15

Thailand7 months ago

Thailand News Today | Governor off respirator, sex-trafficking arrest, condo prices falling | January 14

Thailand7 months ago

Thailand News Today | Chinese vaccine, Thailand ‘drug hub’, Covid update | January 13

Thailand7 months ago

Thailand News Today | Bangkok may ease restrictions, Phuket bar curfew, Vaccine roll out | January 12

Thailand7 months ago

Thailand News Today | Covid latest, Cockfights closed down, Bryde’s Whale beached | January 11

Thailand7 months ago

Thailand News Today | Southern floods, Face mask fines, Thai Air Asia woes | January 8

Trending