Leading luxury hotel The Okura Prestige Bangkok has the pleasure of announcing the appointment of Hans Zahner as the new Chef de Cuisine at its Michelin-starred Elements Restaurant, effective 15 July 2019.
Chef Hans, who studied at CFA d’Auxerre culinary college from 1997-2000, joins the Elements team having previously worked at the Grand Hyatt Erawan Bangkok as a Restaurant Chef at Tables. He first came to Asia in 2015 as the Restaurant Chef of Sir Elly’s, the Michelin-starred contemporary French restaurant at The Peninsula Shanghai, and prior to that worked under the likes of Chef Eric Briffard at the renowned Four Seasons George V Paris, Chef Alain Ducasse at Hotel Plaza Athenee Paris, and in the kitchens of 2-Michelin star restaurant Lasserre under Chef Christophe Moret.
Commenting on the appointment, Chef Alvaro Roa, Executive Chef at The Okura Prestige Bangkok said, “Hans has a fantastic grounding in the preparation of contemporary French cuisine. He is a talented chef with extensive kitchen management experiences and his gastronomic vision fits very well with our mission at Elements to create great French cuisine with Japanese influences. He is a fine addition to our team and strengthens even further Elements’ ability to serve innovative culinary creations that delight the senses.”