A Remarkable Dining Experience

A Remarkable Dining Experience

For the first time in Bangkok, a unique culinary collaboration brings together the finest Scandinavian and Danish-Thai traditions. Sra Bua by Kiin Kiin and Villa Frantzén join forces for a remarkable dining experience themed ‘Midsommar’.

 

Midsommar is a beloved Nordic celebration that marks the Summer Solstice, the longest day of the year. Celebrated with joy and festivity, Midsommar traditions vary across the Nordic countries. This year, Midsummer’s Eve falls on Friday, 21st June and Midsummer’s Day on Saturday, 22nd June.

 

A Remarkable Dining Experience
Chef Henrik Yde Andersen from Sra Bua by Kiin Kiin.

 

Danish Midsommar features family gatherings, traditional songs, bonfires, and classic dishes like ærtesuppe (pea soup) and rødgrød med fløde (red berry pudding with cream). Conversely, Swedish Midsommar is often celebrated in the countryside with picnics, maypole dances and traditional delicacies such as pickled herring, new potatoes and Prinsesstårta (Princess Cake).

 

This collaboration will merge these distinct traditions, showcasing the talents of two exceptional chefs: Nilas Corneliussen from Villa Frantzén and Henrik Yde-Andersen from Sra Bua by Kiin Kiin. Nilas, Danish-born chef, Swedish at heart, and Henrik, the Danish-born chef inspired by Thailand, will present their different interpretations of Midsommar over two exclusive dinners, each one blending in their respective restaurant’s DNA.

 

A Remarkable Dining Experience
Sra Bua by Kiin Kiin is renowned for its cuisine.

 

The first dinner will be on 25th June at Sra Bua by Kiin Kiin in the Siam Kempinski Hotel Bangkok, followed by a second dinner on 27th June at Villa Frantzén. Guests can expect unique dishes such as Sra Bua by Kiin Kiin’s White Asparagus with Tom Ka Slush, Dill Marinated Crayfish with Red Curry, and National Danish rødgrød, alongside Villa Frantzén’s New Potatoes with Crème Fraîche, Brown Butter and Anchovies Sauce, Grilled Lamb with Pomme Anna, and Villa’s take on the iconic Swedish Prinsesstårta.

 

Both dinners will feature identical menus, including six exclusive bites and a six-course tasting menu with petit fours. Each chef will prepare three unique bites, three main dishes and two petit fours. The menu is priced at Bt4,900++ per person. A wine pairing option will also be available at Bt3,500++.

 

A Remarkable Dining Experience
Chef Nilas Corneliussen from Villa Frantzén.

 

Don’t miss this extraordinary opportunity to experience the fusion of Swedish, Danish and Thai flavours while celebrating the unique Nordic traditions at this one-of-a-kind culinary Midsommar collaboration in Bangkok.

 

Reservations are now open, with seating available from 5.30pm on both nights. For reservations at Sra Bua by Kiin Kiin, call +66 (0) 2162 – 9000 or email: dining.siambangkok@kempinski.com. Alternatively, for reservations at Villa Frantzén, call +66 (0) 873 – 448 – 222 or email: reservations@villafrantzen.com.

 

A Remarkable Dining Experience
Villa Frantzén will host a dinner on 27th June.

 

 

Source: Siam Kempinski Hotel Bangkok.

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