Join “Think Eat Save” at Siam Paragon in Bangkok on Thursday

December 1, 2015
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You’re invited to taste delicious “rescued” meals made from ingredients saved from landfill, created by top Bangkok chefs to fight food waste! Click here to register to join the free event.

Prominent Thai chefs and identities including Marion Grasby of Marion’s Kitchen, Duangporn ‘Bo’ Songvisava and Dylan ‘Lan’ Jones of Bo.lan restaurant, together with a team of chefs from nahm including Chris Miller, as well as influential Wonderfruit Festival Co-Founder Pete Phornprapha and Dusit International’s Siradej Donavanik, will unite with UN delegates, and policymakers to fight food waste at Bangkok’s ‘Think.Eat.Save’ event on Thursday, 3rd December at Parc Paragon, Siam Paragon between 12pm – 2pm.

An exciting and delicious fusion “rescued” menu will showcase the creativity of the booming Thai food industry. One example is the flavoursome feast pThe Grand Hyatt Erawan Bangkok, whose chefs are set to produce at least 400 “repurposed” beef burgers made from saved beef trimmings with a som tum relish. Chris Miller from the Metropolitan by Como and chefs from David Thompson’s nahm will be serving up a delicious dented-canned coconut and pandan rice with caramelised and bruised banana dessert.

OzHarvest & UNEP thanks Siam Paragon as Venue Partner for supporting the cause. Thai chefs, food industry and the fast growing sustainability sector were also quick to get on board the global movement including renowned Dusit Thani College, Grand Hyatt Erawan Bangkok, Plaza Athénée Bangkok, A Royal Méridien Hotel, Chateaux de Bangkok, Metropolitan by Como, Jagota, Raita Organics, Singha Water, organisers of the Wonderfruit Festival movement, Sasin Centre for Sustainability, chefs from nahm, La Monita, Osito and Oyster Bar and as well as food companies such as Thai Shing Ye and its supporters, Tesco Lotus, Marion’s Kitchen and many more.

Thailand’s Think.Eat.Save Ambassador, Marion Grasby former MasterChef Australia contestant said, “I’m passionate about all things food and that includes raising awareness about food waste and how we can be more mindful about our food habits. Just a little more thought about how we cook and eat can have a massive effect on helping to reduce landfill and protecting our environment for the future. I’m thrilled to be involved in OzHarvest Sydney, UNEP & UNEP Asia-Pacific’s important campaigning around these issues.

OzHarvest Sydney is the leading campaigner against food waste in Australia and I’m so pleased to be able to help spread their important work in Asia and in particular, my hometown, Bangkok.”

An expert panel discussion on the issues of food waste, food security and food sustainability will inspire thought, debate and action while delicious meals made from rescued and donated food items will be served by top chefs.

Click here to register to join the free event.

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