Gaggan, Bangkok, named the S.Pellegrino Best Restaurant in Asia

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Editor 10th March 2015
Now in its third year, Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants, sponsored by S.Pellegrino and Acqua Panna, revealed the 2015 list of winners at an awards ceremony at Capella Hotel, Singapore this week. 010215GA-043 low resGaggan in Bangkok secured the number one spot, claiming the much-coveted title of the S.Pellegrino Best Restaurant in Asia. Ranked number three at the Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants awards last year, Gaggan debuted on the World’s 50 Best Restaurants list in 2014 at number 17. Gaggan was also awarded the S.Pellegrino Best Restaurant in Thailand. Chef Gaggan Anand opened his eponymous Bangkok restaurant in 2010 with a vision to reinvigorate Indian cuisine by incorporating modernist cooking techniques. His passion, energy and creativity are evident in every aspect of the dining experience, from the colonial-style setting to the molecular twists added to traditional Indian dishes. Other restaurants on the list included Amber, 8 ½ Otto E Mezzzo Bombana, Fook Lam Moon and L’Atelier de Joël Robuchon.010215GA-039 low res Chef Richard Ekkebus of Amber also had his moment in the spotlight. The respected culinary master is the 2015 recipient of the Chefs’ Choice Award, sponsored by Nespresso, an honour voted for by his peers. The 2015 list of Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants features eight new entries, including first-time entries from the Philippines (Antonio’s, No.48) and Cambodia (Cuisine Wat Damnak, No.50). China boasts 16 restaurants on the list, followed by Singapore and Japan with 10 and eight respectively. See the full list: 50 best 4 50 best3 50 best2 50 best Untitled 50 best

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The  Staff Canteen

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Editor 10th March 2015

Gaggan, Bangkok, named the S.Pellegrino Best Restaurant in Asia