We’re thrilled to take you on a mouthwatering journey as we look back on Chef’s Trip 2023, a culinary adventure that recently unfolded in the enchanting city of Chiang Mai. From July 17th to 19th, our franchisee partners and chefs from around the globe gathered to explore the authentic flavours and culture of Chiang Mai, Thailand. Today, we’re sharing the highlights and key takeaways from this extraordinary event.

Chef’s Trip 2023 is all about diving deep into the heart of Chiang Mai’s culinary treasures. This isn’t a  typical cooking training class—it’s a holistic experience that allowed us to fully immerse ourselves in the culinary treasures of Chiang Mai.

Chef’s Trip Itinerary:

Day 1: July 17, 2023 | Exploring Akha Cuisine

On our first day, we’ll be taking a fascinating journey into the world of Akha cuisine. The Akha people, an ethnic group residing in the mountainous regions of Southeast Asia, have a culinary tradition unlike any other. We’ll learn to prepare traditional Akha dishes, gaining unique insights into their culture and culinary techniques.

Day 1 01 Akha Cuisine Cooking

Day 2 : July 18, 2023 | Meet Chef Black

Prepare to be inspired as we introduce you to Chef Black, an aspiring chef who specialises in using local Thai ingredients from all corners of the country. Chef Blackitch’s philosophy goes beyond just creating mouthwatering dishes; he’s a champion of sustainability and reducing food waste. Discover how culinary science and local wisdom come together to create unforgettable dining experiences.

DAY2 01 Black S Kitchen

Day 3  : July 19, 2023 | Wat Phra Sing

Our culinary journey wouldn’t be complete without a taste of Chiang Mai’s rich cultural heritage. We’ll be visiting Wat Phra Singh, a revered temple in Chiang Mai with a deep history. Originally known as “Wat Li Chiang Phra,” this temple holds a special place in the hearts of locals and is a must-visit for tourists. Explore the temple’s significance and the cultural backdrop of this enchanting city.

Chef’s Trip 2023 was an unforgettable journey that left us with a deeper appreciation for Chiang Mai’s culinary heritage and a stronger sense of unity within our global culinary community. As we return to our kitchens around the world, we carry with us not just new culinary skills but also a commitment to sharing the rich tapestry of Chiang Mai’s flavours with our customers. Stay tuned for more culinary adventures and insights from Exquisine Global, the expert in asian restaurant franchise business.