Heleri Rande, F&B Strategist & Consulting Editor, SUPPER Magazine
Your seminar host:
Heleri Rande, F&B Strategist & Consulting Editor, SUPPER Magazine

Heleri is an F&B Strategist and the Consulting Editor of SUPPER Magazine, an international publication covering global hospitality food and beverage, so she is well placed to be chairing the seminar sessions at TO THE TABLE Asia.

Karen Hay Daniel Welk Rainer Zinngrebe

Wednesday 10th October, 13:50 – 14:50

Panel Discussion: Redefining Luxury Dining in Asia Pacific

Rainer Zinngrebe, Vice President Culinary, Luxury Brands – Marriott International
Daniel Welk, Vice President Operations, Luxury, Asia Pacific – Hilton Worldwide
Karen Hay, Founder & Creative Director – In-Dulge

Taking a look at the new definition of luxury for restaurants across Asia Pacific, our esteemed speakers will discuss the shift towards a millennial generation that has new expectations from technology, a refreshed attitude towards ways of working, communicating and being social. This is changing the way hotels and restaurants are designed and how they operate. There is a new role for restaurants and bars, but how to they evolve to face this new generation of guests and what are the new must-haves for a luxury experience?


Mathurot Chuladul Chef Ian Kittichai

Thursday 11th October, 09:00 – 10:00

Exploring the Pop-Up Trend with Chef Ian Kittichai

Chef Ian Kittichai
Mathurot Chuladul, Pop Up Curator – Harvest Cotton Tale Hospitality

Restaurant pop-ups have become an alternative platform for chefs to showcase their creativity and increase their exposure. At the same time, luxury hotels and restaurants recognise the need to expose their clients to unique experiential dining to strengthen their brand and following. Ian Kittichai is an award-winning celebrity chef, author and television personality, who will be talking to us about chef collaborations, pop-ups and his unique approach to classic flavours and ingredients, with varied cooking techniques. He will be interviewed and hosted by Mathurot Chuladul, who curates pop-up dining experiences and works with top chefs to showcase their innovative culinary creations.