Banyan Tree Winter Collection Promotion for the month of October
Probably the best time to visit Bangkok is at the onset of the winter season, when temperatures cool down, that occasional feeling of stuffiness fades and the weather becomes very pleasant. The perfect time to indulge in a decadent dining experience at this magnificent open-air venue, the only one in town that affords 360 degrees uninterrupted views of the metropolis. The air, 61-stories up, becomes fresh and crisp and to celebrate the winter season our Executive Chef Jai will be introducing new, exciting culinary creations “Cumin and Sumac Grilled Spiced Eggplant Parcels with Saffron Risotto, Sweet Pea Shoot and Garbanzo Bean Salad, Juvenile Roots, Sumac and Feta, Zaatar Spiced Tataki of Ahi Tuna and Shiraz Salad” Join us for a taste of Vertigo’s Winter Collection, starting this October onwards.
Vertigo, Open daily: 6.00 pm – 11.00 pm Moon Bar, 5.00 pm – 1.00 am
(Opening hours is subject to weather conditions)
TAIHEI The Exclusive Dinner by “Chef Masami Okamoto”
Not many Japanese chefs can boast of starting their career as a Sushi specialist in Paris, but then… not everyone is a “Masami” Banyan Tree Bangkok’s resident chef.
Hailing from Eniwa city of Hokkaido,“Okamoto-san” as he is respectfully called by his peers, has moved around the world during his career that spans more than 20 years, and taken on important assignments from his native homeland Japan to many a notable culinary destinations in Asia and Europe including Germany, London, and Singapore to name a few. He also spent 4 years in Jakarta as the Executive Chef for the Japanese Ambassador. With a fiery passion and sublime knowledge, his relentless yet humble nature could be seen as a mixture of culinary emotions. Be it smoking a Yakitori or decadently plating a “Kaiseki” his mastery over the subtlety of Japanese cuisine is a treat to the soul. Throughout October to December, Taihei, Japanese restaurant will feature different selections from the master’s vast culinary repertoire. Join us at Taihei for a dining experience that will leave you wanting for more, and meet the mastermind behind Taihei’s creations.
Located on 53rd – 54th Floor
Open daily: Lunch, 11.30am. – 2.30pm. Dinner, 6.00 pm. –11.00pm.
SAFFRON Go Healthy with Saffron (Period: 5-13 October 2013)
Every year Thailand celebrates the “Vegetarian Festival” a tradition that has its origins in Chinese Taoist practices and is primarily celebrated in Phuket, it has however become a welcome spiritual festival throughout the country that embraces purity as the central motif. Saffron pays tribute to this festivity by offering a small and very healthy special a-la-carte menu featuring only vegetarian dishes. Available only during 5-13 October.
Located on 51st – 52nd Floor
Open daily: Dinner 6.00 pm – 11.00 pm
Private rooms are also available.
LATITUDE LOUNGE & BAR
Does size really matter? (Period: 11-19 October 2013)
It is our take that when it comes to Tapas, size has very little to do with anything. These Spanish appetizers that come in bite-size servings are packed with a rich and flavorful taste which makes them such a popular food the world over. Our Executive Chef Jai whose love and passion for Spanish cuisine is well known, will prepare a variety of Spanish Tapas for you to experience at our sky high semi al-fresco Latitude Lounge & Bar, during 11-19 October, from 7-10pm.
Located on 52nd Floor
Open daily: 5.00pm – 1.00am
(Opening hours is subject to weather conditions)
ROMSAI A Spanish Culinary Journey (Period: 11-19 October 2013)
Romsai is commemorating “Spain’s National Day” on 12 October, with an exciting buffet complemented by some of the most exquisite traditional Spanish favourites. Join us for a delicious Spanish food experience which will feature, amongst other things, a beautiful Tapas bar.
Available during dinner and Sunday Brunch, only from 11-19 October.
Located at the lower lobby level
Open daily: Breakfast: 6.00am – 10.30am, Lunch: 12.00pm – 2.30pm, Dinner: 6.00pm – 10.30pm,
Sunday Brunch: 12.00am – 3.00pm
APSARA DINNER CRUISE Thai Culinary Heritage
The first recorded history of Thai cuisine dates back to the 10th century in the ancient city of Sukhothai. We go back to those golden origins of the kingdoms of Siam, the Sukhothai and Ayutthaya, to bring you food that was fit for the Royals. Using the highest quality ingredients and showcasing an impeccable presentation and perfectly balanced flavor, Apsara in October, showcases a set menu inspired by a culinary journey that is reminiscent of the different eras. A dining and cultural journey into one, that will bring you back in time and let you experience dishes that would only grace a Royal table.
Departing from River City pier at 8.00pm. daily.
For more information and reservations please contact: +66 (0) 2679 1200