INTERNATIONALLY RENOWNED TRUFFLE EXPERT Chef Benjamin Bruno and his partner, Katharina Minwegen, will be visiting Six Senses Yao Noi from Feb. 3 to 11.
Located in Lorgues, in the heart of the Provence, his second generation restaurant Chez Bruno is reputed to be the world’s largest consumer of truffles.
Chef Benjamin has been eating truffles since the age of 10. The Bruno family is considered to be world experts in the field of truffles.
Six Senses Yao Noi will feature Benjamin’s special and unique truffle creations in a series of dinners will be held at the resort. Guests are provided with the rare opportunity to taste not only one of the most expensive ingredients used in the kitchen but also prepared by perhaps the world’s foremost expert in the elusive and prized truffle – Benjamin Bruno.
Six Senses guests will have three choices of dinners by Chef Bruno:
Thursday, Feb. 5 – The first truffle dinner will be held at the signature restaurant, The Hilltop Reserve, with its infinity edge pool highlighting unrivaled views of Phang Nga’s limestone formations. It will be a full moon on this night, making The Hilltop an unforgettable visual experience.
Guests will dine poolside at a communal table, sharing platters of truffle-based creations. In addition, the unique “Wine Therapy” wine buffet will be offered, where guests will be able to sample a wide selection of wines of their own choosing paired with the food. Dinner starts at 7:30 p.m. Cost – 4,000 THB per person, including unlimited wine.
Saturday, Feb. 7 – The second dinner to be held takes place in the European organic cuisine restaurant The Dining Room, where a four-course truffle-based menu will be offered. Diners will be offered the choice of either paired-matched wines by the glass, or ordering from the wine menu.
Cost – 3,000 THB per person, without wines and 4,500 THB with paired wines for each course. Pre-dinner cocktail at The Chefs Table starts at 7:00 p.m. Dinner is served from 7:30 p.m.
Monday, Feb. 9 – The final dinner will be arranged by Chef Benjamin and his partner, former supermodel Katharina Minwegen, who has her own detox and organic juice business in France. Katharina will present the food and beverages she uses to maintain her health and supermodel complexion. This dinner will be presented aboard the resort’s own fishing boat, Cast Away 52. Diners will cruise through the islands at night in front of the resort for an amazing experience. Cost – 3,500 THB per person, excluding wine
“We are thrilled and excited to have Chef Benjamin with us and are looking forward to having three exciting gourmet events lined up with some simple and truthful yet excellent food experiences,” said Manish Puri, general manager of Six Senses Yao Noi.