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Women in Hospitality In Celebration of Women's Day 2024

Written by Gastronomer Lifestyle

1st March, 2024 

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Banyan Tree Bangkok proudly presents Women in Hospitality 2024 (WIH), a dynamic global food and beverage forum captivating Bangkok from February 29th to March 8th, 2024. WIH offers a unique blend of culinary mastery and charitable spirit, with 30% of revenue supporting the Halfway Home for Women Foundation.

Prepare for a captivating journey featuring engaging masterclasses, bartender takeovers, and an exclusive chef’s table collaboration. WIH2024 unites acclaimed female food and beverage personalities to promote and empower women in the industry. Highlighting the experience is an extraordinary “8-Hand Women in Gastronomy” dinner aboard the Saffron river cruise on March 7th, featuring Michelin-starred Chef Saki Hoshino of Nawa, Chef Som of Som’s Table, Chef Sasha from Hybrid Restaurant, and Chef Renu from our very own Saffron Signature Thai Restaurant.

The eight-course dinner will be impeccably complemented by a curated selection of exceptional sake by Naoko from BB&B, ensuring an unparalleled dining experience. Aboard the two-storey cruise, guests can enjoy the alfresco floating bar ‘Moon Deck’ on the upper level and a cozy air-conditioned dining saloon below. Indulge in an exclusive tasting menu highlighting seasonal and local Thai ingredients.

WIH2024 also presents an extraordinary lineup of Women in Mixology takeovers. Starting on March 1st, Shatabi Basu, India’s first female bartender, will showcase her innovative cocktails. On March 2nd, Penfolds wine will take center stage with a vibrant tasting experience, accompanied by upbeat entertainment from a female DJ. The lineup continues until March 8th, with Monkey Shoulder hosting the evening and bringing the forum to a thrilling close.

The event lineup:
February 29th — Spirit of Asia Masterclass by Shatabi Basu
March 1st — Inspirador Takeover with Shatabi Basu at Moon Bar
March 2nd — Penfolds Takeover at Saffron Sky Garden
March 3rd —Jameson Takeover with Moa Chadcha at Moon Bar
March 4th — EcoSpirits Takeover with Nam Saowanee at Moon Bar
March 5th — Giffard Takeover with Pei Liu and Green Liu at Moon Bar
March 6th — Tanqueray Takeover with at Aly Lorenzo at Moon Bar
March 7th — The 8-Hand Women in Gastronomy offering eight-course tasting menu aboard Saffron
Cruise at THB 5,200 net per person inclusive of sake pairing. Exclusive aperitivo at Vertigo TOO from
4.30 – 5.30 pm. The Saffron Cruise will embark from River City Pier at 6.30 pm.
March 8th — Monkey Shoulder Takeover with Melody Joy Lim at Moon Bar

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