Shoppers at Central Embassy are touring “The World in One Bite” from August 7 to 13, with 100 food outlets throughout the mall participating.
You can sample dishes prepared by top chefs, some who’ve won Michelin stars, sit in on a cooking class, listen to discussions about kitchen techniques and nutrition and even take in some live music.
It’s all part of the “Tastes of The World @ Central Bangkok” promotion.
“Our customers can indulge in a wide array of cuisine under the concept ‘Tasty Plates from Every Place’,” says managing director Barom Bhicharnchitr. “We’ve invested more than Bt10 million in this activity.”
The food outlets taking part include Yoo Fish Ball Yaowarat, Tae Mae Pu Dong, Yod Se Ice Cream, Flair the Espresso Bar and Power Balls by Kalamare.
On August 11 on the Level 2 Balcony, there’ll be music and fun activities from 2 to 7pm and then a mini-concert by Bell Supol.
On August 11 and 12, “Tempting Tasters” will feature cooking-show stars Dissakul “Tum” Prasitruangsuk and Thanapat “First” Suyao in a tasting session that anyone can join in free of charge.
TV teen idols will show their kitchen talents in the “Charity Celebrity Cook-in”.
On August 12, Sapol “Great” Assawamunkong and his mother will demonstrate how Iced Valrhona Cacao is made at the Letar Coffee Bar.
On August 13, Tay and New from the TV series “Kiss Me Again” will cook som tam the way it’s prepared at Som Tam Nua and auction off the tasty result, which will come with an autographed tote bag.
Proceeds from these last two activities go to the Tiang Chirathivat Foundation.
On Mother’s Day, for every Bt500 spent, you get a fridge magnet personalised with your photo.
But it’s the talented executive chefs who are the real stars of the campaign, including the Michelin-honoured chef at the Water Library and his fellow kitchen wizards from Japanese restaurant Hinata, Italian restaurant Peppina, ramen shop Ippudo and boat-noodle brand Thong Smith.
The Open House Co-living Space on Level 6 will host discussions among food experts.
On August 11 at 2pm, food stylist May Thanyalak will explain “How to style your party table like an expert”. On August 12 at 2, Savita Sresthaporn will offer healthy eating tips. On August 11 and 12 at noon, present your receipts at Open House to join a workshop on decoration cookies.
Those same days from 11 to 4, Bt500 spent at Eathai gets you into a workshop on making miniature desserts and flower garlands.
Suntharaporn will be performing on August 11 and 12 at 12.30pm and Chef Pongtawat “Ian” Chalermkittichai of Issaya Cooking Studio will conduct a cooking class.
Find out more at www.CentralEmbassy.com, (02) 119 7777 extension 2001 and the “centralembassy” page on Facebook.