True Thai Flavours @ Cinnamon, Mandarin Oriental, Jakarta


Jakarta, 6 May 2013 – Mandarin Oriental, Jakarta once again plays host to another great culinary festival at its Asian-inspired restaurant, Cinnamon. From 13-18 May 2013, guests can savour their favourite Thai dishes presented by a well known Thai master chef from the legendary Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok.

A Thai celebrity chef and Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok’s Executive Thai Sous Chef and Consultant, Chef Sumet Sumpachanyanont will showcase dishes that highlight the great and diverse cuisine of Thailand, offering guests a visual delight as well as an explosion of exotic Thai flavours for the palate.

Chef Sumet’s mastery of Thai cuisine has helped him to preside over a variety of Thai food promotions and trainings in many different countries including Australia, England, Japan, Macau, France, Malaysia, the Philippines and Hong Kong. He now teaches at Mandarin Oriental Professional Thai Chef Programme and is the host of a popular TV cooking show in Bangkok.

Using the freshest seafood, tropical fruits and exotic spices, the expanded buffet menu will feature delicious Thai specialties such as Tom Yaam Goong (spicy prawn soup with lemon grass and straw mushroom), Gaeng Khiew Waan Gai (Green chicken curry with eggplant and Thai sweet basil) and Khow Niew Mamaung (coconut sticky rice with mango). The buffet is available for lunch and dinner, priced at IDR 218,000++ per person.

Mark Wouters, Director of Food and Beverage at Mandarin Oriental, Jakarta commented “Thai food is one of the world’s most-loved Asian cuisines. With the presence of the very proficient chef from our sister property in Bangkok, we wish to bring the best and true flavours of Thai cuisine to our guests in Cinnamon.”

Be part of this delicious culinary experience and explore an exciting array of exotic Thai dishes for your gastronomic indulgence at Cinnamon. For reservations and more information, please call +62 (21) 2993 8888 or email [email protected].

About Mandarin Oriental, Jakarta

Following extensive renovations in 2009, Mandarin Oriental, Jakarta has repositioned itself as the city’s most luxurious and contemporary hotel. Located in the heart of the city, the hotel is an oasis of 21st century luxury with 272 spacious guestrooms, including 24 suites and a variety of exciting award-winning restaurants and bar concepts which have become the meeting places of choice for hotel guests and the local community. The completely redesigned meeting and banqueting facilities also provide the best venues for both business and social events. For more information and reservations visit