Gaggan Anand and a table at Louis Vuitton’s outpost in Saint Tropezz
Bangkok’s Chef Pichaya ‘Pam’ Wins The Title Of Asia’s Best Female Chef 2024Luxury lifestyle and fashion brand Louis Vuitton is taking on a new culinary adventure as they gear up to launch their first standalone restaurant in Southeast Asia with a Bangkok address, and it’s been confirmed that MICHELIN star-level Chef Gaggan Anand will be the driving force behind the new menu. In the heart of Ratchaprasong in the Pathum Wan District, you will soon find the soon to reopen Gaysorn Amarin shopping centre and dining venues such as Le Café Louis Vuitton and Gaggan at Louis Vuitton.
Known best for his innovative take on Indian cuisine and for accruing two Michelin stars at the erstwhile Bangkok-based restaurant Gaggan, Anand will be collaborating with Maison to create bespoke menus for lunch and dinner. More recently, he’s been wow-ing diners with ‘fantasy cuisine’ at Ms Maria and Mr Singh in Bangkok which explores the cultural cross-connections between Mexican and Indian cuisine.
While the actual contents of the menu are still under wraps, they have revealed that the lunch menu will comprise 8 courses and be priced at THB 4,000 (approximately INR 9,200) while the dinner menu will be a lengthier affair of 17 courses priced at THB 8,000 (INR 18,500). They will also be offering a separate experience that is described as the wine journey for lunch and dinner and are priced at THB 3,500 (INR 6,900) and THB 6,000 (INR 13,800) respectively.
The core ethos of Louis Vuitton is sure to be reflected in the chic decor and luxury style that people associate with the LV name. The inauguration of this restaurant follows Louis Vuitton’s previous prosperous ventures in the dining realm, including Le Cafe V and Sugalabo V in Osaka, along with its summer cafe in Saint Tropez. The brand’s offerings have extended beyond dining to include puzzles and airport lounges all centred around their iconic flair for style.