Enter into the realm of Thailand’s culinary offering that exemplifies elegance and centuries-old recipes, but the pinnacle of that in true tradition – royalty. A unique type of Thai porcelain famous for its beautiful, intricate patterns, the word Benjarong literally means “five colors”. Known as a potter’s masterpiece, this elegant piece was reserved for royal use and ceremonials. Thus, it is most fitting for a restaurant that preserves the tradition of Royal Thai Cuisine.
Benjarong features a harmonize fusion of traditional flavors enhanced by modern cooking techniques with the menus and preparation methods inspired from Executive Chef Nicholas Issel, as he combines modern techniques and traditional flavor profiles. The classics and all-time favorite dishes have remained on the roster, alongside the newer creations of Thai Chef Watcharaphon Yongbanthom also known to Benjarong’s diners as Khun Ja (Miss Ja). Each dish was a venture into the realm of appetizing, delicately balanced flavors that characterize the Thai cusine.
Thai dishes being offered at Benjarong possess the harmony of taste, color and texture achieved by blending herbs and spices to enhance natural taste which appeal to the senses as well as to the palate. Serving up only the finest ingredients with utmost care to ensure that classic, are prepared and presented to perfection.
Enhanced by the traditional feel of the restaurant’s opulent interiors complete with staff in traditional Thai costumes in a majestic setting, the gentle sounds of the classical Thai music that is being played in the background sets the atmosphere and add to the authenticity of a unique dining experience.
In the latter part of 2017, Benjarong will re-launch its new look, in a new location within the hotel. and will offer guests a more subdued and modern take on Thai gastronomy. As part of Dusit Thani Manila’s current refurbishment project, prepare to look forward to a new Benjarong that will cater to all generations while still being Thai at heart – family style and great value for money.
Get to know the full menu of authentic Thai cuisine available only at Dusit Thani Manila’s Benjarong Restaurant. For inquiries and reservations, call Restaurant Reservations at (02) 238 – 888 or visit their website.