The Finest Culinary Destinations

The Finest Culinary Destinations

Elements, inspired by Ciel Bleu, the esteemed fine-dining restaurant at The Okura Prestige Bangkok, has once again secured its prestigious Michelin one-star rating for an impressive seventh consecutive year. This remarkable achievement was officially announced at a press conference to unveil the latest edition of the highly acclaimed French dining guide, which features the finest culinary destinations in Thailand.


Elements, inspired by Ciel Bleu has consistently demonstrated its commitment to excellence, earning the admiration of both local and international gastronomes. The coveted Michelin recognition reaffirms the restaurant’s unwavering dedication to delivering an exception dining experience that tantalises the senses and leaves a lasting impression on discerning palates, and it cements Elements, inspired by Ciel Bleu’s position as a culinary leader in the vibrant city of Bangkok.


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Gerard Villaret Horcajo, Chef de Cuisine at Elements accepts the award.


The restaurant’s pursuit of dining perfection, coupled with impeccable service and exquisite ambiance, has undoubtedly contributed to its continued success and recognition. Elements, inspired by Ciel Bleu is renowned for its sophisticated French gastronomy with Japanese influence, meticulously crafted using only the finest seasonal artisanal produce sourced from Japan and Europe. The dining experience at Elements, inspired by Ciel Bleu is akin to embarking on a remarkable journey in the world of ‘guestronomy’, showcasing the hotel’s unwavering dedication to the art of delivering omotenashi – the embodiment of heartfelt Japanese hospitality.


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Cooking is a passion for the kitchen team at Elements.


The restaurant’s ability to maintain its Michelin star is a tremendous honour for both the culinary and front-of-house team. Gerard Villaret Horcajo, Chef de Cuisine at Elements, inspired by Ciel Bleu expressed his elation, stating, “On behalf of our entire team, I am delighted that we have successfully retained our Michelin star. Cooking is not just a job for us; it is our passion, and we pour our hearts and souls into our work every single day in the kitchen. It is truly gratifying to receive recognition from Michelin once again. This achievement serves as a significant morale boost for all of us. I am immensely proud of my team in the kitchen and my front-of-house staff. We have accomplished this triumph together!”


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Chef Gerard is 100% commitment to culinary excellence.


Chef Gerard’s sentiments were echoed by Niek Hammer, General Manager of The Okura Prestige Bangkok, who said, “Earning a Michelin star is a significant accomplishment but what sets top restaurants apart is their ability to maintain that star year after year. Chef Gerard and his team understand the hard work and dedication required to achieve this feat. The resulting success is a testament to the relentless effort put into the restaurant every day, much of which goes unnoticed. Hence, we are delighted to have Chef Gerard as a valuable asset at The Okura Prestige Bangkok and we are proud to be associated with his exceptional talent.”


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Gerard Villaret Horcajo, Chef de Cuisine is all smiles.


As Elements, inspired by Ciel Bleu celebrates its seventh consecutive year of Michelin one-star distinction, it remains committed to pushing boundaries and redefining the art of fine dining. Indulge in an extraordinary voyage through taste sensations at Elements, inspired by Ciel Bleu, where every carefully crafted dish elegantly exhibits the finest ingredients, expertly intertwined with the sublime blend of French and Japanese influences.


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Source: The Okura Prestige Bangkok.

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