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The Thai Delight Festival

Announcing the most awaited and extravagant Thai food festival of the season this year in Chennai, Mahabalipuram at the Award Winning all-day dining restaurant The Reef from May 7, 2023 to May 14, 2023, At the Sheraton Grand Chennai Resort & Spa, Mahabalipuram.

Spearheaded by renowned Thai Chef Rungtiwa Sorlae, who has over decades worth of experience in her career mastering her craft, her curated dishes are a combination of widely-loved Thai dishes and from well-renowned regions of Thailand, The Chef has brought in her specialty dishes from the land of smiles to the city of Chennai with a curated number of delicacies which will bring to your table a flair of the essence and the taste of Thailand through various cooking styles, which will definitely put a smile on your face, delivering you a soul-soothing experience with her style of food.

Whether you have been chasing a good Green Thai curry and Mango Sticky Rice dessert across the city, patrons can experience the intricate yet simple flavors and texture of Thai cuisine.

The festival will also offer Thai-inspired and Thai ingredient-based mocktails which will be paired perfectly with these elegant dishes.

On asking about the upcoming Thai Food Festival, Rungtiwa Soriae, Thai Cuisine Specialty Chef Said – “It’s going exciting journey for me to be at Sheraton Grand Chennai Resort & Spa for this enticing Thai food festival and I look forward to welcoming you all for this soul-rejuvenating experience with these Thai delicacies from my hometown of Thailand. Khob Khun Kha”

On Speaking on the upcoming Thai food festival Chef Deva Kumar, Executive Chef of Sheraton Grand Chennai Resort & Spa Said – “She will be at the helm of this exciting festival, and with her coordination and her skillful support, we are looking forward to having an enticing journey delivering experience and taste like no other. It is my strong belief that food is not just for the body, it has to touch your soul as well and all while delivering an experience that will not only fulfill your stomach we aim to deliver food to reenergize and rejuvenate the soul”

Come experience an array of Thai Food Delicacies in addition to many all-time favorites from starters to desserts and sample the finest authentic dishes of Thailand at the Reef


May 7, 2023 Brunch at The Reef starting from 12:30PM to 3:00 PM

Month 8, 2023 – May 13, 2023 Dinners at The Reef from 7 PM Onwards

May 14, 2023 Brunch at The Reef starting from 12:30 PM to 3:00 PM


For More Bookings and details please contact: +91 +91 93848 32956


About Chef Rungtiwa Sorlae

Rungtiwa Sorlae, Thai Cuisine Specialty Chef at InAzia – Sheraton Grand Bengaluru Whitefield Hotel and Convention Centre

Chef Rungtiwa derives her inspiration from the region she grew up in, started cooking at a very young age, displaying keen interest and flair for learning the culinary arts and enthusiastically assimilating the rich history of her country’s local cuisine. These fond memories have been instrumental in inspiring the master chef in her. She believes her cooking style, her inspiration and her innate culinary expertise lies in her roots. As a child and even until today she loves the adventure and thrill of experiencing the buzz and freshness that local markets have to offer.

Talking about the importance of hygiene and food safety, she exclaims “in Thailand, we always start by cooking for our family and we always want to keep them safe, that’s why in Thai cuisine, hygiene is of paramount importance than taste”.

Chef started her career at Novotel Lotus Bangkok followed by Set’z DLF Promenade Mall in New Delhi (2009) before finally joining the Marriott family in JW Marriott Chandigarh” as their Thai Sous Chef (pre-opening) later JW Marriott Mumbai Sahar (2015, pre-opening) as the Expat Thai Chef and now Sheraton Grand Bengaluru Whitefield Hotel and Convention Centre.

One of her biggest inspirations from India has been the awe-inspiring diversity of cuisines and flavors. She found this as an opportunity to experiment with different elements and textures in her new creative recipes. Over the years, Chef Rungtiwa has mastered the art of cold kitchen concepts and vegetable carving as well. She stands by her conviction to maintain quality in her food while not being afraid to experiment with new methods.

About Sheraton Grand Chennai Resort and Spa, Mahabalipuram

Set on the scenic East Coast Road, facing the azure waters of the Bay of Bengal, is a beautiful beach haven resort, Sheraton Grand Chennai Resort & Spa. The design and decor of the 129-room property takes inspiration from four S’s, namely, Sun, Sand, Sea, and South India. Nestled in the heart of 10 acres of beautiful land with lush greens, well-manicured lawns perfect for a picturesque beach wedding, away from the hustle-bustle of the city. As part of Marriott International, we offer upscale accommodation, world-class services, and exquisite F&B that will take your leisure or business stay to the next level.

Discover modern style and welcoming service at Sheraton Grand Chennai Resort & Spa. Ideally located in ECR and overlooking the Bay of Bengal, our hotel is just a short distance from historic monuments, ecological adventures and museums – an ideal destination for escaping the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Settle into one of our luxury hotel and suites, which feature free Wi-Fi and a private balcony or patio with outstanding views. Resort offerings include a sparkling infinity pool and a relaxing on-site spa; you can also take a walk on the picturesque beach. Sample world-class local and international cuisine at our hotel restaurants, or order 24-hour room service. Our elegant venues and expert planning services make us a premier choice for weddings on the beach, social gatherings and business retreats in Chennai, India.

One of the top places to try 24-hour dining is ‘The Reef’ in Chennai city. The restaurant is an apt place to take your family or business client to for a formal meal. The Reef adapts its name from the coastal topography of Chennai city. By keeping a menu that is pleasant to all, the restaurant becomes an amazing dining option for all kinds of diners. The crowd-pleasing mix of Indian and Continental dishes seen of Reef’s menu gratifies guests and locals alike. The Reef opens its menu with a lavish breakfast section many regulars crave for. You may either be a pancake or a medu vada person, the restaurant has something for everyone. Every day The Reef puts out lavish buffets to interest their patrons. The Reef, is an excellent location to enjoy a lavish multi-cuisine meal any time of the day. Its subtle elegance makes The Reef a great spot to hold a business meeting or to have a quiet lunch with family. One can easily call The Reef one of the loveliest all-day dining restaurants in Chennai.

A vibrant and lively seafood restaurant located by the beach which serves South Indian coastal cuisine, in a rustic setting, feel the soft sand under your feet amidst tropical fauna clubbed with some enchanting music makes it a perfect location for socializing with friends and family. Overlooking the Bay of Bengal, C Salt offers you a dramatic view which is a perfect location to socialize with friends & family or to have a romantic meal experience

Pintail Lounge – The bar at Sheraton Grand is a lively bar in Chennai with great collection of liquor brands. Guests can enjoy finger foods at the bar along with the drink.

Not to forget, Rejuvenate and induce a state of calm with our tailor made range of treatments at Shine Spa.

Join us to experience a symphony of exceptional flavors and embark on a culinary journey to heaven with innovative dishes carefully prepared by our team of expert chefs. Indulge in bespoke luxury at a great location whilst soaking up the vibrant energy of the beaming ECR of Tamil Nadu and discovering iconic, local spots. From the Coromandel Coast to Mahabalipuram to Puducherry, Sheraton Grand Chennai Resort & Spa is the ideal getaway.


For more information connect with 91 44 7100 6000

Visit the website ECR Resort Chennai | Sheraton Grand Chennai Resort & Spa, Mahabalipuram ( for more details.

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