Taste of Thailand with Ian Kittichai at BERJAYA University College of Hospitality

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Asian Food Channel and BERJAYA University College of Hospitality brought Iron Chef Thailand, Chef Ian Kittichai to Malaysia. Celebrity Chef, Ian Kittichai showcased his culinary skills in Malaysia in the “Taste of Thailand with Ian Kittichai” tour

Asian Food Channel (AFC) and BERJAYA University College of Hospitality (BERJAYA UCH) were proud to announce that they brought award winning restaurateur, television personality and chef, Ian Kittichai to Malaysia as part of a regional culinary tour named “Taste of Thailand with Ian Kittichai”.

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In Malaysia, the star of 3 Chefs 1 City which premiered on AFC on Tuesday 10 March at 9.00pm, Astro Channel 703, had been working with the BERJAYA UCH hospitality and culinary students, teaching them how to create classic Thai dishes with a unique gastronomic twist.

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Started from 30 March to 31 March, Chef Kittichai and students had served an elegant 6-course menu at Samplings on the Fourteenth, BERJAYA UCH. Guests can look forward to tasting their interpretation of Tom Kha Goong – a light galangal coconut soup served with seared tiger prawn; diced tuna tartare with ginger, betel leaves, palm sugar and a fish sauce dressing; slow cooked beef short ribs in green curry sauce and jasmine panna cotta for dessert.

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Chef Kittichai had also demonstrated on how to make his famed, Grilled Beef Salad – one of the most popular dishes from his flagship restaurant, Issaya Siamese Club in Thailand, which is ranked No. 31 on 2014’s Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants sponsored by S. Pellegrino and Aqua Panna.

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Derek Chang, Managing Director of Scripps Networks Interactive, Asia Pacific says, “We are thrilled to bring Chef Kittichai to Malaysia for the “Taste of Thailand with Ian Kittichai” tour. Such events are a great way for us to share our love of food with our fans and give them the opportunity to meet their favourite chefs and taste their dishes as seen on Asian Food Channel. I would like to thank BERJAYA University College of Hospitality for partnering with Asian Food Channel for the tour and I look forward to working together to bring more unique food experiences to Malaysia.”

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Executive Director / Chief Executive Officer of BERJAYA UCH, Mae Ho says, “I am delighted to be working with the Asian Food Channel to bring celebrity chef, Ian Kittichai to Malaysia. It is important for us to be able to provide our students with hands on learning experiences with reputable and talented chefs like Chef Kittichai. He is well known for pushing the boundaries of cuisine and conventions through his dishes, and the students are very excited to learn from him and try their hand at making some of his signature dishes.”

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“Taste of Thailand with Ian Kittichai” is a regional culinary tour that covers the Philippines, Malaysia, Singapore and Vietnam. In Malaysia, the tour is proudly presented by Asian Food Channel and BERJAYA University College of Hospitality. For more information, please visit http://www.asianfoodchannel.com/celebcheftours.

Catch Chef Kittichai in 3 Chefs 1 City on AFC every Tuesday at 9.00pm on Astro (Channel 703).

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