Chef Ross Lusted’s Western Australian Marron served with pepper caramel, coconut and peanuts is just one of the amazing dishes award-winning chefs have prepared for IHG.
With IHG’s new initiative to appoint award-winning chefs to launch a Culinary Panel, we can expect to see a repertoire of unique signature dishes across the Asia, Middle East and Africa regions.
The five IHG Culinary Ambassadors, who are all celebrated chefs, represent a diverse range of cuisines:
- Modern Australian by Ross Lusted
- Italian by Theo Randall
- Thai by Ian Kittichai
- Chinese by Sam Leong
- Bakery and Pastry by Dean Brettschneider
Each chef or ‘Culinary Ambassador’ has created 20 recipes including appetisers to main courses and desserts which guests will be enable to enjoy in select restaurants at InterContinenta, Crowne Plaza and Holiday Inn hotels and resorts in the region. Not only has each hotel restaurant undergone full training by the Culinary Ambassadors on how to prepare the dishes the will also receive ongoing training and guidance from the award-winning chefs.
“Our whole team is excited to be working with a Culinary Panel of this stature. These chefs are some of the best gastronomic minds in the culinary world and our Ambassadors will help us raise the bar and bolster our hotels’ reputation as world-class dining destinations. Our hotel guests and restaurant diners will now be able to enjoy some really delectable dishes designed by these renowned chefs.”
Phil Broad, VP, Food and Beverage, Asia, Middle East and Africa, IHG
Chef Theo Randall
“One of the most exciting things about being on the Culinary Panel is being able to reflect my own personality and world-view on food in each recipe. I get to share my creations with other chefs and this is a great opportunity for me to extend the reach of my cuisine with IHG guests across Asia, Middle East and Africa. I have worked with IHG for some time now and I’m confident that with the guidelines and training in place, the restaurants using my recipes will do each dish justice.”
Chef Ian Kittichai
“As a chef, one of my goals is to share Thai cuisine with the world and bring a taste of the diverse flavours of the cuisine to people outside of Thailand. Being invited to join the Culinary Panel gives me a wonderful opportunity to do this and I look forward to working with IHG to deliver great dining experiences for guests staying and eating at IHG hotels.”
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