| June 15, 2012


NEXT2 Café, a riverside restaurant at Shangri-La Hotel, Bangkok, welcomes guest chef Du Fei, the famous Sichuan cuisine executive chef from Shangri-La Hotel, Chengdu. Diners can indulge in special signature Sichuan dishes at NEXT2 Café’s buffet for lunch and dinner from 14 to 24 June 2012.

Chef Du Fei demonstrates the pungent flavours that blend perfectly with the spicy specialties from his native province. His signature dishes include Marinated Chicken in Spicy Sauce, Smoked Duck with Tea Leaves, Simmered Beef with Glutinous Noodles in Hot and Sour Broth, Simmered Fish with Vegetables and Assorted Mushrooms in Spiced Chilli Oil, and Sichuan Peppercorn Chongqing Style. In addition to special Sichuan creations, diners can enjoy a wide selection of international cuisine and desserts from the restaurant’s nine interactive cooking stations.

The buffet lunch (Monday to Saturday) is priced at Bt888 net, buffet dinner (Sunday to Thursday) is Bt1,400 net and buffet dinner (Friday and Saturday) is Bt1,600 net per person. Diners can opt to enjoy only cuisine from the Sichuan station for lunch at Bt500 net or for dinner at Bt850 net per person.

For more information and to make a reservation, please call the restaurant reservations desk of Shangri-La Hotel, Bangkok on (66 2) 236 9952, e-mail or visit

About Chef Du Fei
Chef Du Fei is the Sichuanese cuisine executive chef at Shangri-La Hotel, Chengdu, and has over 20 years of experience as a Sichuanese cuisine chef. He has received many awards in Sichuanese cuisine competitions, including “Famous Cuisine Chef Award” out of hundreds of restaurants in 2003, which was the most influential award in Sichuan as well as being named “Famous Cuisine Chef in terms of famous restaurant, famous dish and famous chef.”

Chef Du has been invited to promote Sichuanese Food in many sister hotels within the Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts group, including Shangri-La Hotel, Kuala Lumpur; Shangri-La Hotel, Jakarta; and Shangri-La’s Far Eastern Plaza Hotel, Taipei, etc. Chef Du is honored to serve many international heads of states and super stars during their stay at Shangri-La Hotel, Chengdu, such as Chow Yun Fat, Jay Zhou, and Princess of Thailand. Du Fei was born in Chengdu and started to study Suchuanese cuisine at the age of 16. He was influenced by his father as a child and has a keen interest in the Chinese diet culture.

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