Michelin chef and Thai actor team up

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BANGKOK, 31 January 2018: A well-known Thai actor and ‘foodie critic’ has teamed up with a Singaporean Michelin star chef to present a special lunch menu at the restaurant Alma by Juan Amador.

Singapore Tourism Board announced the partnership, this week, between Thai celebrity Shakrit Yamnarm and executive chef Haikal Johari, who heads the one-Michelin-starred restaurant, Alma by Juan Amador.

Their collaboration brings to the table a four-course lunch menu, 1200 to 1400, Monday to Friday, from 29 January to 30 April.

The lunch is priced at SGD 40++ (approximately THB1150)

Shahkrit who is a widely acknowledged food critic said: “Not only Singapore offers a variety of food including Michelin Star restaurants, local dishes and many more, but it is one of the best destinations for foodies to deepen their passion in food.”

He met Chef Haikal during a holiday in Singapore and discovered that they share the same passion for fusion food. This is my first food collaboration project with Singaporean chef and I’m very excited to be able to deepen my foodie passion in Singapore.”

Johari explained: “At Alma by Juan Amador, we always serve European cuisine with an Asian twist. That is why this is a great opportunity for me to work with Shahkrit in creating special menu with a Thai twist.

“As both of us like to combine flavours and techniques from different places to create our own unique dishes, I believe Foodies out there who love to try new things would absolutely love this special collaborative menu.”