Hilton Hua Hin Resort & Spa Welcomes New Executive Chef
HUA HIN, Thailand - Hilton Hua Hin Resort & Spa is pleased to announce the appointment of Anak Koonmark as the resort’s executive chef.
Chef Anak Koonmark, who was most recently pre-opening executive chef at the Anantara Peach Haven Tangalle Resort Goyambokka Estate in Sri Lanka, will helm the resort’s culinary team. Prior to this engagement, the seasoned food professional has held several executive chef positions across Thailand, Indonesia and China.
A Thai national, Chef Anak, who has worked with some of the country’s most prestigious hotel groups and won several industry awards, brings with him over 25 years of international experience and culinary excellence.
“I am absolutely delighted to welcome Chef Anak to the Hilton family in this very important role. His expertise and skill, combined with a passion for both food and people development will create an amazing energy that will help drive our operations forward. I look forward to Chef Anak’s contributions and his vision for our property,” said Carey Osborne, general manager, Hilton Hua Hin Resort & Spa.
Chef Anak will be in charge of the hotel’s six restaurants & bars, including the award-winning White Lotus Restaurant & Sky Bar and The Market, as well as event spaces for up to 1,500 guests. The culinary offerings at Hilton Hua Hin Resort & Spa provides hotel guests and locals both with a wide variety of venues and cuisine options and is known for innovation in its offering and impressing with special events.
About Hilton Hua Hin Resort & Spa
The17 story Hilton Hua Hin Resort & Spa is an iconic resort located in the center of the town of Hua Hin, yet directly at the beachfront, and in close proximity to cultural and historical tourist attractions as well as a number of world class golf courses. Each of the 295 guest rooms and suites has private balconies and picturesque ocean views. Six newly renovated floors of the hotel feature quality locally sourced furnishings featuring traditional Thai art, marble bathrooms with rain showers and are equipped with smart, energy efficient in-room technology with motion sensors. With décor kept in a natural palette, the rooms please with modern minimalistic, yet welcoming ambiance. In the lobby, a prominent water feature dominates the space, continuing into the outdoors and creating a wonderful flow into the adjacent landscaped garden with the large lagoon shaped pool as center piece of the resort grounds. Four function rooms as well as a grand ballroom with a spacious terrace, accommodating up to 1500 guests, allow for conferences, dinners and lavish wedding ceremonies. Guests can enjoy a variety of dining options with the famous White Lotus Restaurant & Sky Bar drawing guests with spectacular views of the beachfront and surroundings from the 17th floor. A total of six restaurants and bars offer exquisite local and western cuisines and cocktails to suit every palate in beautiful indoor and outdoor settings. The nine treatment rooms at the resort’s spa attract with beautiful designs, panoramic windows with ocean and garden views, a Japanese bath and Jacuzzis, complementing this unique resort destination.
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