A highly anticipated part of Napasai’s annual calendar includes a Visiting Celebrity Chef this summer from Friday, 29th to Sunday, 31st July, featuring the rare opportunity to dine and cook alongside Tam Chudaree Debhakam, the chef and owner of Baan Tepa, the urban farm-and-restaurant hybrid culinary destination at the heart of Bangkok, serving unique interpretations of regional Thai dishes based on fresh, seasonal and local ingredients. 

Now open for bookings for a limited time only, this intimate gastronomy experience will be hosted at Napasai the spirited Belmond tropical retreat on Koh Samui’s northern shore, featuring a rare culinary encounter with Thailand’s fast-rising culinary star, Tam Chudaree Debhakam, the first and youngest Top Chef Thailand. 

Guests of Napasai who stay for a minimum of 2-nights from Friday, 29th to Sunday, 31st July can participate in an immersive full-day itinerary with Chef Tam on Saturday, 30th July, which includes a legendary gastronomic journey rooted in sustainable dining and elevated modern Thai cuisine, while championing locally sourced produce. 

For participating guests, the Full-Day Itinerary on Saturday, 30th July includes a morning venture out to a local farm for harvesting of ingredients, afternoon prepping session with Chef Tam, and an intimate sit-down dinner to savour the culinary creations. On this exclusive Napasai culinary journey with Che Tam, guests will embark on a discovery of heart-warming southern Thailand flavours, featuring local ingredients from land to sea, with thought-provoking encounters and opportunities for sustainable dining in style.

Available for one night only, the special menu features 100 percent Local-Samui Inspired, spotlighting freshly harvested ingredients of fruits, plants and fish, that echo the warmth and nourishing spirit of Southern Thai tropical island life and culture. 

Chef Tam Chudaree Debhakam comments, “Meaningful connections and great stories are created through our universal love for food, and I am excited spotlight this alongside Napasai and our collaborative Southern Thai menu of minimal waste and locally sourced produce, while establishing our shared values for authentic cuisine that is deeply rooted in tradition. Being from Bangkok, it is always a joy to visit the majestic beachfronts of my home and I look forward to creating great flavours on the tropical paradise of Napasai.” 

Jeroen Nettekoven General Manager at Napasai comments, “We are pleased to debut Napasai’s exciting summer of happenings with the talented Chef Tam, who will showcase her inimitable culinary flair alongside discerning guests in this intimate and exclusive farm- to-table experience rooted in sustainable dining and great tradition. I look forward to introducing the best of authentic Southern Thai cuisine, local produce and the flavours of Samui, especially here in the great haven of Napasai, A Belmond Hotel.” 

For those wondering where to stay in Koh Samui, a sensational island escape awaits at Napasai with packages and offers abound to provide the perfect excuse to start planning the next big adventure here. 

Napasai, A Belmond Hotel, Koh Samui is a tropical hideaway on the idyllic northern shore of Koh Samui, connecting the sacred and magical, while rich with genuine heart and soul. In this tropical paradise, between jungle and sea, fused with authentic Southern Thai virtues and a holistic approach to wellbeing, the glittering ocean is never far from view, where the healing natural energy of the sea and jungle can be felt. From arrival to departure, guests feel an easy surrender to the tropical breeze and the spirited summer wafting through the resort, with charming details abound, from teak furnishings and traditional weavings that bring nature indoors. 

For further information about Napasai, A Belmond Hotel, Koh Samui visit www.belmond.com

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