JW Marriott Phuket Resort & Spa
introduces its Latest Culinary Sensation - Ginja Cook
A premier cooking school
Phuket, Thailand June 2006 - Ginja Cook is a contemporary learning facility introducing rich Thai cuisine heritage to all age groups visiting JW Marriott Phuket Resort & Spa. Ginja Cooks Everyone is Welcome approach offers personalized individual, family and group culinary courses.
The courses aim to provide an insight into the unique art of Thai cuisine, demonstrating simple preparation techniques for traditional dishes. Our goal is to respect the culinary past and embrace its future with contemporary life-style twist.
Designed by the award-winning Bensley Design Studios in Bangkok, the resorts Thai style cooking school celebrates southern architecture and traditional design in the style of a typical Thai Sala using teakwood as its main material. Floor to ceiling glass sliding doors provide natural light and showcase stunning view of the resorts fragrant gardens and the Andaman Sea. Ginja Cook is located in the newly opened South Wing next to the Ginja Taste Thai restaurant.
Ginja Cook has four cooking stations, each for two students and a spacious station for the instructing Chef. The intimate capacity for eight students ensures a true interaction between the instructor and the apprentice Chefs.
Each station has dramatically designed overhead exhaust fans adding to the overall ambiance of the Sala. Traditional cooking utensils from copper and wood are used for meal preparations.
The Ginja Cook Day program introduces a delicious variety of Thai cuisine and includes many top favorites. A Thai meal is a feast for the senses, a medley of flavors, textures and aromas, it is a mastery of herbs and spices borrowed from many cultures and blended especially for a distinctly Thai taste.
Courses are held daily from Monday to Friday from 08.00 - 14.00.