Bangkok, 22 April, 2020, at 13.30 Hrs. – Mr. Kitsana Kaewtumrong, Executive Director of the Advertising and Public Relations Department, Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) and Ms. Tippawan Nitijessadawong, MICHELIN Guide Thailand Director recently delivered 200 food boxes from the two MICHELIN-starred R-Haan and one MICHELIN-starred Upstairs Mikkeller Bangkok to offer thanks to healthcare workers at Chulalongkorn Hospital on the frontlines of battling the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19).
The food delivery at Chulalongkorn Hospital was part of the project jointly arranged by TAT and MICHELIN Guide Thailand to deliver a total of 1,800 food boxes from 18 one and two MICHELIN-starred, Bib Gourmand and The Plate Michelin restaurants featured in the latest “MICHELIN Guide Bangkok, Chiang Mai Phuket & Phang Nga 2020” to healthcare workers at nine hospitals in Bangkok.
The hospitals included Rajavithi Hospital, Ramathibodi Hospital, King Mongkut Memorial Hospital, Chulalongkorn Hospital, Vajira Hospital, Siriraj Hospital, Bamrasnaradura Infectious Diseases Institute, Phra Nang Klao Hospital and Thammasat University Hospital.
Joining the project with their signature dishes are two MICHELIN-starred – Sorn and R-Haan; one MICHELIN-starred – Khao, Saneh Jaan, Chim By Siam Wisdom and Saawaan; Bib Gourmand – Thai Niyom, Klang Suan, Gai Tord Jae Kee (Polo Fried Chicken), The Local, Poon Lert Room (Phlapphla Chai intersection), 100 Mahaseth, Pad Thai Fai Ta Lu, and The Plate Michelin – Sri Trat, Je Ngor (Sukhumvit 20), Somtum Der (Si Lom), Baan and Supanniga.
The MICHELIN Guide Thailand is a project under a cooperation between TAT and the Michelin Travel Partner covering the period from 2017 – 2021 to promote gastronomy tourism in Thailand.