Thitid Tassanakajohn, also known as Chef Ton, is the rising star of Thailand’s culinary scene, and runs one of the most exciting kitchens out of Bangkok. His restaurant, Le Du, is ranked seventh in Thailand Tatler’s Top 10 Best Restaurants and 37th in the annual Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants list.
Chef Ton’s career started when he left Thailand for the United States of Amercia (USA) to pursue his passion for cooking at the prestigious Culinary Institute of America. Right after his graduation, Chef Ton worked in several Michelin-starred restaurants in New York City, including Eleven Madison Park, The Modern, and Jean Georges, before going on to open his restaurants, BAAN and Le Du in Thailand.
Chef Ton is also a wine connoisseur and a Certified Sommelier (CS) from the renowned Court of Master Sommelier, which was established to encourage quality standards for beverage service in hotels and restaurants.
Chef Ton will be at the GTBank Food and Drink Festival on Wednesday, May 1st 2019, to lead the conversation on Reinventing Traditional Recipes.