A native of Thailand, Chef Nathee has worked in the culinary arts in Thailand for more than 14 years with leading hotels and resorts including the Six Senses Hideaway Samui, The Racha Resort Phuket, Banyan Tree Phuket and Bangkok, Evason Phuket & Sixsenses Spa, One & Only Royal Mirage Dubai, JW Marriott Phuket Resort & Spa, and Hilton Phuket Arcadia Resort and Spa.
Chef Nathee has a passion for Asian fare and enjoys catering for large, high profile events. In his previous positions, he successfully contributed to the Thai Food Fair as Head Chef, supervising a brigade of chefs, creating inspiring menus and implementing food hygiene standards.
When did you start cooking?
When I was very young I had to help my mother cook for our family. My passion for cooking began at an early age.
What is the best part of being a chef?
Teamwork, travel and creativity.
What is your favorite dish of all to eat?
Any kind of dish made with lamb or with foie gras.
What is your number one priority at work?
Organisational skills to ensure the skilled chefs achieve their highest potential.
If you weren’t a hotel chef, what other career would you follow?
I’d want to run my own restaurant.