The St. Regis Bangkok Appoints Prachaya Basset as Director of Sales and Anupong Nualchawee as Executive Pastry Chef

Thailand, Bangkok City, Bangkok. June 19, 2019

The St. Regis Bangkok has welcomed a new Executive Pastry Chef, Anupong Nualchawee and a new Director of Sales, Prachaya Basset, to the team.

"The St. Regis Bangkok recently celebrated our eighth anniversary, and with these executive appointments, we look forward to continue bringing exceptional experiences for modern connoisseurs in the city," said Klaus Christandl, General Manager.

Ms. Prachaya Basset brings more than 15 years of experience in refined hospitality, most recently with Mandarin Oriental Bangkok. No stranger to the hotel, she was previously with The St. Regis Bangkok as Account Director in 2012 and 2013. Ms. Basset has also worked with a number of other luxury brands in Bangkok, including Conrad and InterContinental. In her new role as Director of Sales, she will be working closely with both revenue and marketing teams to develop strategic customer segments and maintain the overall positioning of the hotel.

Mr. Anupong Nualchawee, known as Chef Aey, joins The St. Regis Bangkok from The Athenee Hotel, A Luxury Collection Hotel, Bangkok. As Executive Pastry Chef during that hotel's rebranding, he oversaw the pastry and dessert menus for all restaurant outlets and banquets. Prior to that position, he was part of the pre-opening team at Le Méridien Suvarnabhumi, Bangkok Golf Resort & Spa. He has also held stints at other hotels in Bangkok, Koh Samui, and as Executive Personal Chef for Royal Family at Chakri Bongkot Thai Royal Palace in Nonthaburi, Thailand. In his new role as Executive Pastry Chef at The St. Regis Bangkok, Anupong will be leading the pastry culinary team to develop the pastry and dessert menus in the hotel's restaurants and bars.

Together with the rest of their colleagues at The St. Regis Bangkok, Prachaya and Chef Anupong look forward to showcase the hotel's reputation as one of the finest addresses in the city. For more information about The St. Regis Bangkok, visit www.stregisbangkok.com.


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