New Chinese chef at Banyan Tree Bangkok’s Bai Yun restaurant

BANYAN Tree Bangkok announced the appointment of Mr Minghua Lin as the new Chinese Chef for Bai Yun restaurant.

Known by his nom de toque blanch, Chef Tom brings with him 18 years’ experience preparing Cantonese and Sichuan cuisine. The recipient of two awards from prestigious Chinese culinary bodies, he worked extensively in his homeland, including stints as Chinese Chef at the Ritz-Carlton Chengdu; Chinese Sous Chef at Intercontinental Century City Chengdu; and Chef De Partie at Four Points By Sheraton Beijing.

His career arc then traced internationally to Qatar, where he served as Chinese Chef at the Shangri-La Hotel Doha and, prior to joining Banyan Tree Bangkok, at Sofitel Hotel Macau.

“All my life, cooking has been my passion … I am very excited and honored to join the Banyan Tree team. Being part of this renowned property offers the opportunity to bring the wonders of Chinese cooking to a wider dining audience.”

His broad-ranging responsibilities under various 5-Star banners have included menu design and kitchen operations to back office duties such as analysis and costing, while it is his deep insight into market trends driving contemporary Chinese Cuisine that inspires his cooking.

With nearly a dozen gourmet restaurants offering everything from Thai food, international and Asian cuisines to the ultimate dining experience at Banyan Tree Bangkok’s city-icon rooftop bar and restaurant, there’s a dining spot at Banyan Tree Bangkok to suit just about any taste, preference or occasion here.