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88373 04 Nov 2021

Celebrity Chef Series Two with Chef Hong Thaimee at JW Marriott Marquis Dubai

Culinary experiences with celebrity Chef Hong Thaimee at the award-winning Tong Thai and Prime68.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates November 3, 2021. The team at JW Marriott Marquis Dubai, the Destination of Exceptional Taste, is excited to announce the second event in their new culinary initiative, known as the Celebrity Chef Series. This Series is a regular culinary program which showcases the talents of both local and internationally renowned chefs along with the hotels award-winning restaurant teams. This month, celebrity Chef Hong Thaimee will join the team from New York for threedays of culinary experiences at the award-winning Tong Thai and Prime68.

Originally from Chiang Mai, Thailand, Hong Thaimee, who has served as a global ambassador for Thai cuisine and culture for over a decade, has created two distinct culinary experiences highlighting her signature flavors and cooking styles. Beginning at Tong Thai restaurant, Chef Hong curated a 'Trip Around Thailand' with a menu featuring some of her classic flavors such as Esan Bann Hao, referred to as 'a trip to Esaan' a north eastern region in the country, which will be represented by a crispy duck salad with toasted rice powder, chili, mints, lemongrass and lime. Guests can book this five-course menu at Tong Thai on Wednesday 24th and Thursday 25th November for just AED 195 per person.

Having recently opened her third restaurant in New York, Chef Hong has become a master at creating Thai comfort food, drawing inspiration from her life and culinary experiences. She has channeled these skills to craft a unique Afternoon Tea experience which will be served at Prime68. With iconic views of the city, this award-winning restaurant's picturesque setting will elegantly complement the fresh and light Thai-inspired Afternoon Tea menu. Promising to be a truly memorable, leisurely afternoon with friends or family, guests can expect the traditional Afternoon Tea classics such as sweet cakes, scones and savory sandwiches, except this time, with a Thai twist, such as a Thai tea poached pear and Pandan fondue with fresh fruits and roti. Chef Hong's Thai Afternoon Tea will be served at Prime68 on Saturday 27th November from just AED 125 per person.

Known as The Destination of Exceptional Taste, the team at JW Marriott Marquis Dubai are excited to welcome Chef Hong to Dubai for the second in the Celebrity Chef Series and are looking forward to offering these unique culinary experiences showcasing her talents and skills. To book or for more information, visit or call 04 414 3000.


The details:

Celebrity Chef Series at 'The Destination of Exceptional Taste' with Chef Hong Thaimee:

Wednesday 24th Thursday 25th November: A Taste of Thailand

Tong Thai: Signature set-menu created by Chef Hong

Price: AED 195 per person, five-course signature menu

Timing: From 6pm


Saturday 27th November: Thai-inspired Afternoon Tea

Prime68: Afternoon Tea with a Thai twist

Price: AED 125 per person | AED 195 per person including bubbly

Timing: 1pm 5pm

For menus, more information, or to book, visit or call 04 414 3000.


About the Chef:

Chef Hong Thaimee

Hong Thaimee is a native of Chiang Mai, Thailand, and an internationally renowned chef who has been serving modern Thai comfort food for nearly a decade at critically acclaimed restaurants including Ngam and her latest venture in Greenwich Village Thaimee Love.At her new restaurant, Chef Hong draws inspiration from her life and culinary experiences to create Baan Baan-style dishes rooted in Thai culture and traditions. Chef Hong has been invited to cook at some of the most prestigious venues around the world and in addition to spreading her love and knowledge of Thai cuisine, she also places a high priority on giving back which is central to her mission and philosophy. She currently serves on City Harvests Food Council, is a Global Chef Ambassador for international charities as well as her restaurants donating for the same cause.


About JW Marriott Marquis Dubai (Property)

In a city of awe-inspiring ambition and unsurpassed luxury, the 1,608-room JW Marriott Marquis

Dubai is one of the region's most desirable hotel for business and leisure travelers alike. The JW Marriott Marquis Dubai is the worlds tallest 5-star hotel, a 72-storey, 355m twin-tower skyscraper complex and is part of Marriott Internationals luxury portfolio of brands. Elevated high above Dubais business district on Sheikh Zayed Road, JW Marriott Marquis Dubai is centrally located and features over 12 award-winning Food Beverage outlets and a world-renowned spa.


About JW Marriott

JW Marriott consists of beautiful properties and distinctive resort locations around the world. These elegant hotels cater to sophisticated, self-assured travelers seeking The JW Treatment the brands philosophy that true luxury is created by people who are passionate about what they do. JW hotels offer crafted experiences that bring to life the brands commitment to highly choreographed, anticipatory service and modern residential design, allowing guests to pursue their passions and leave even more fulfilled than when they arrived. Today there are over 80 JW Marriott hotels in more than 25 countries and territories. Visit JW Marriott online, and on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook. JW Marriott is proud to participate in Marriott Bonvoy, the new name of Marriotts travel program replacing Marriott Rewards, The Ritz- Carlton Rewards, and Starwood Preferred Guest (SPG). The program offers members an extraordinary portfolio of global brands, experiences on Marriott Bonvoy Moments and unparalleled benefits including earning points toward free hotel stays and nights toward Elite status recognition. To enroll for free or for more information about the program, visit