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An intimate dinner with Bau

Christian Bau

Christian Bau

Top German chef Christian Bau jets into Bangkok for prepare his special dishes at Le Normandie



German chef Christian Bau of the three Michelin star restaurant Victor's Schloss Berg in Perl-Nennig will be in Bangkok from Monday to Saturday to cook an array of extraordinary dishes for lunch and dinner at the Mandarin Oriental Bangkok's famed Le Normandie.

Born in Offenburg in the northern part of the Black Forest, Bau is still very rooted to this beautiful part of Germany. During a six week internship at the Hotel Götz Sonne Eintracht at the age of 14, he became so fascinated by cooking that he returned at 16 to start a three year apprenticeship.

A proponent of classic modern cuisine, Bau has been head chef at Victor's Gourmet-Restaurant Schloss Berg since 1998 and can look back on many achievements, including third place at the 1996 world final of the Prix Taittinger, the unofficial world championships of cooking.

Bau has won numerous awards including 10 Gusto - "pans", 19 Gault Millau points and five "Schlemmer Atlas cooking spoons and was named "Chef of the Year 2005" by the Germand Feinschmecker magazine. He is a member of the prestigious Traditions et Qualité association.

The five-course lunch costs Bt5,062 net, and the seven-course dinner Bt9,416 net. There's a special wine dinner next Saturday costing Bt14,006 net. Make arrangements at (02) 659 9000 extension Le Normandie




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