Simone Finetti entered the fourth edition of Masterchef Italia and made it to the 8th finalist, not only that, he is one of the most beloved competitors from the show and won the prize of the first Master of Italian Pasta.
Well Hotel Bangkok Sukhumvit 20 announces a culinary collaboration with Chef Simone Finetti. Ranked as the 8th finalist in the famous TV show Master Chef Italia edition 4, Chef Simone has created a special dish that is inspired by Thailand and teams up with Well Hotel Bangkok Sukhumvit 20’s Chef Ken Khanyankai to create a special menu to welcome Thailand’s Mother’s Day.
During the gastronomy, culture and community familiarization trip in partnership with Lufthansa and Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) Rome Office, Chef Simone visited different places in Bangkok and beyond such as Suan Sampran Village in Nakhon Pathom, Coconut Garden and 100 years old Market in Chachoengsao, Ayutthaya, the Grand Palace, China Town and Chatuchak Weekend Market in Bangkok. As a passionate chef, he translates his Thailand experience into a special dish that will be available exclusively at Well Hotel Bangkok Sukhumvit 20, complemented by a starter from Chef Ken Khayankai.
An Italian, Simone Finetti has a big passion for cooking since a young age with his grandmother as the first teacher. He spent a lot of time fishing with his father and cultivating vegetables in the garden and then understood the importance of traditional cuisine and the source of raw ingredients. He entered the fourth edition of Masterchef Italia and made it to the 8th finalist, not only that, he is one of the most beloved competitors from the show and won the prize of the first Master of Italian Pasta.
Chef Ken Khayankai leads the kitchen at Well Hotel Bangkok Sukhumvit 20. He brought with him 15 years of experience working in restaurants and hotels including the Sukhothai Bangkok, Arcadia Suites Bangkok, Hotel Icon Bangkok and White Lies Restaurant where he worked with Chef Maurizio Menconi. He has honed his cooking skill and has passion in Italian cooking over the course of years.
“I am very pleased that our team got to work with the talented Chef Simone and delighted that we will have his special menu created just for us in our hotel outlet Eat Well Café. We thank Lufthansa and TAT Rome for helping putting this together, and bringing Thailand and Italy closer through a gastronomic experience. So, I would like to invite the Bangkokians and visitors to drop by our hotel and be a part of this culinary journey together,” said Supa-arpha Itthikaiwan, Director of Marketing at Well Hotel Bangkok Sukhumvit 20.
The special menu collaboration between Chef Simone Finetti and Chef Ken Khayankai will be available exclusively at Eat Well Café, Well Hotel Bangkok Sukhumvit 20 from 1 August until 31 October 2019.