New Team Members at The Okura Prestige Bangkok
Henry Jordan Chef de Cuisine Elements Restaurant
Henry Jordan has joined the F&B team at The Okura Prestige Bangkok as Chef de Cuisine. Henry, a US national, joins the award-winning five star hotel in Bangkok’s Central Business District from The Ocean House in Rhode Island, USA – the only AAA five diamond in the state and a Relais & Chateaux property. His previous experience includes Chef de Cuisine at the Four Seasons in Mahe, Seychelles and a similar role at the Kurumba private island resort in the Maldives.
“Henry is an extremely talented chef with the all-important combination of five star culinary experience and excellent management skills. His appointment coincides with our plans to refresh Elements, our international restaurant. Henry’s creativity and ingenuity will add considerable value and enjoyment to the total dining experience at Elements and we are delighted that he has joined us at The Okura Prestige Bangkok,” said General Manager Samir Wildemann.
Miss Vipasiri Napawongdee Director of Marketing Communications
The Okura Prestige Bangkok has appointed Miss Vipasiri Napawongdee as Director of Marketing Communications.
Miss Napawongdee has a wealth of experience in all the disciplines encompassed within Marketing Communications. Her hospitality sector experience began at the Chiva-Som International Health Resort in Thailand. She then gained additional valuable experience in a multi-national corporate environment as Public Relations Manager at the JW Marriott Bangkok before joining Zinc InVision Hospitality Company in a similar capacity. She was later promoted to Director of PR & Marketing Communications.
Miss Napawongdee moved to Koh Samui in 2011 to join the senior management pre-opening team at the InterContinental Samui Baan Taling Ngam Resort.
She graduated from Chulalongkorn university in Bangkok with a law degree and later returned to the same university to undertake a one-year Master of Arts Degree in European Studies.