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Conrad Koh Samui today announced the appointment of Woothigrai Mungjit as the resort’s new Executive Chef who will be responsible for the entire culinary operation, including production for all outlets and catered functions. Woothigrai will work closely with others to ensure that all food and beverage meets Conrad standards and guest satisfactions.
Woothigrai or known as Chef Woody joins the Conrad Koh Samui team from one of the luxury resorts in Phuket, the Pullman Phuket Arcadia Naithon Beach Resort, where he held the position of director of culinary. In this previous role, Chef Woody was responsible for leading and directing the pre-opening culinary team at all restaurants with creativity in food preparation and designing new signature menus, while ensuring that the perfection of food quality will be offering to guests.
“Koh Samui is known as the destination of culinary excellence and fine dining experience. We are sure that Chef Woody will bring some new exciting culinary experiences, combining the exotic touch of the southern-Thai cuisine recipe with the fine dining experience at Jahn, the resort’s award-wining restaurant, to our guests at all resort’s outlets,” said Conrad Koh Samui’s general manager, Stefano Ruzza. “With his outgoing personality and wealth of knowledge in Thai cuisine, the resort’s Thai Cooking Class will surely become more popular for resort guests and luxury travellers visiting Koh Samui who wishes to learn the secret of Thai cooking techniques with freshest recipe from the Thai master chef.”
Prior to his tenure at the Pullman resort in Phuket, Chef Woody spent more than seven years as Executive Chef at two luxury resorts in Khao Lak, Phang Nga province and has also worked as Executive Sous Chef for more than two years at luxury resort properties on the Denarau Island in Fiji. Originally from Phuket, he started his career in the kitchen in 1992 and have since gained many years of experiences from hotels and resorts in Phuket, including 4-year experience as the restaurant chef at Hilton Phuket Arcadia Resort & Spa.
Chef Woody graduated from Phuket Vocational College with High Vocational Certificate in culinary education.
For further information on Conrad Koh Samui, visit www.conradkohsamui.com.
About Conrad Koh Samui
Conrad Koh Samui is a luxury pool villa resort located on the south western tip of the popular Thai island, designed to ensure each private pool villa enjoys glorious panoramic views of the Gulf of Thailand and its astonishing sunsets. Consisting of 81 private pool villas with one, two or three bedrooms, 3 innovative restaurants, 2 bars, a private wine cellar and destination dining, the resort provides the individualistic sense of luxury that Conrad has become known for. The award-wining spa combines international treatments and Thai spa techniques with distinctive design accents and world-class facilities to delight all of the senses.
About Conrad Hotels & Resorts
Conrad Hotels & Resorts is the destination for the new generation of smart luxury travellers for whom life, business and pleasure seamlessly interact – people who know that the greatest luxury is the luxury of being yourself. A global luxury brand consisting of 23 properties across 5 continents, Conrad offers guests personalized experiences with sophisticated, locally inspired surroundings and connections to people and places around the corner or halfway around the world. Intuitive service is delivered with the Conrad Concierge mobile app that puts Conrad’s services and amenities at the guest’s fingertips, whether pre-checking in or ordering room service to customizing the room’s pillow options or arranging reservations at our locally inspired cuisine and spa offerings. Conrad is part of Hilton Worldwide, a leading global hospitality company. Connect with Conrad by booking at www.conradhotels.com or www.conradhotels.com/offers. Learn more about the brand by visiting http://www.news.conradhotels.com.