Carlton's Pastry Chef Extraordinaire Wins Iron Chef, Carlton Hotel Bangkok Sukhumvit
Bangkok, March 2021 – Pastry Chef Kritnakorn Rooplek or Chef Den from Carlton Hotel Bangkok Sukhumvit won the Iron Chef Thailand Competition in the dessert category.
Ripe mango, young coconut, lemon and manila tamarind were respectively the secret ingredients for the first four dishes. For the fifth dish, the secret ingredient (Bitter Gourd) was only presented in the last 15 minutes of the competition.
With the standard 60 minutes preparation time for 5 dishes, Chef Den created the following desserts.
After a blind tasting session with the judging panel, Chef Den was unveiled as the Iron Chef Winning Challenger Chef.
Chef Den is a gifted and experienced Pastry Chef with an extraordinary knowledge of classic and contemporary patisserie, artisan breads, chocolates and desserts. At Carlton Hotel Bangkok Sukhumvit, his creations can be seen notably atTuxedo Espresso Bar. His croissants are also recently listed as among the top croissants in the city. Chef Den is now the second Iron Chef in the hotel’s culinary team.
About Carlton Hotel Bangkok Sukhumvit
Carlton Hotel Bangkok Sukhumvit is centrally located on Sukhumvit Road between Asok and Phrom Phong BTS stations with convenient access to luxury shopping, dining, and entertainment. This upper-upscale hotel features 338 guestrooms and suites and a range of dining options including the signature Wah Lok Cantonese Restaurant and Cooling Tower Rooftop Bar. With over 1,200 sqm of meeting and event space, the hotel can cater for boardroom meetings and grand banquets for up to 600 guests. Leisure facilities include a 30 metre outdoor swimming pool, Kids Zone, Let’s Relax Spa and a fully equipped Fitness Studio.
Visit www.carltonhotel.co.th for more information.