Escoffier Dîner at VIVIN Grocery – Bistro Ekamai “Where French Escoffier Meets Thai Ingredients”

Disciples & Friends Chefs Grocery Challenge With Special Guest Sae of Jartisann & Wine by GranMonte Wine 

10th November 2022 at 6.00 pm | 3,200 THB net | 4 courses with wine pairing (4 Glasses) at VIVIN Grocery – Bistro Ekamai

Introducing the first of ”Grocerant Takeover”; Chef’s Grocery Challenge Series, with 3 incredible Chefs. 

Chef Frédéric Hamann, Head Chef at VIVIN Grocery (disciples d’Escoffier) , Chef Hervé Frerard, Culinary Director at Montien Hotel Surawong (disciples d’Escoffier) and Chef “Som” Jutamas Theantae (friend of disciples d’Escoffier) at SOM’S TABLE will be coming together for a very special and unique event “Where French Escoffier Meets Thai Ingredients”. 

This coming 10th November 2022 from 6.00 pm, the 3 Chefs Challenge would be to create dishes inspired by authentic Escoffier recipes and technique but using almost exclusively the ingredients available at the VIVIN Grocery Bistro downstairs. 

Diners will enjoy a hearty and beautifully constructed 4 Course Escoffier diner with dishes based on Thai, organic/natural and artisanal ingredients. 

Chef Frederic, Head Chef of VIVIN Grocery, Canard à l’orange will feature Thai-grown Duck Breast, Duck Fat, Organic White Radish, Wildflower Honey, Organic Mango Vinegar and Macadamia nuts . 

Chef Som’s   Melba Toast Trio dish will incorporate VIVIN Grocery’s: Chorizo sarta, Huay Bong Durif Thai Cheese, Organic Lemon, Isaan Rum, Organic Eggplant, Dry duck breast, Baguette parisienne and Free range eggs. 

The diner will end with Dessert from Chef Herve ‘Baba au Rhum Des iles, Chutney of Pineapple Pulay and Vanilla Cream’ with Dried Baby Pineapple and Rhum arrangé.

Special Guest, Cheesmaker and founder of Jartisann Cheese will curate the ‘Say Cheese’, Cheese Board for the evening, presenting his best cheese products to match with the Escoffier dinner course.  

Escoffier Dîner

at VIVIN Grocery – Bistro Ekamai Menu

Welcome Drink

2019 Verdelho, GranMonte, Kao Yai, Thailand


Chef Som – starter

Melba toast trio

A canape assortment of crisped artisanal toast,

topped with a wild assortment of artisanal Thai charcuteries, cheeses and condiments.

2019 Durif, GranMonte, Kao Yai, Thailand


Chef Fred – main

Canard à l’orange

Low temperature Barbarie Klong Phai Farm organic duck breast, orange sauce

Truffled carrots dual, butternut & macadamia nuts “millefeuille”

2017 Heritage Syrah Viognier, GranMonte, Kao Yai, Thailand


Jartisann Cheesery

“Sae” Cheese! Plate

Selection of 4 premium artisanal cheese

2017 Spring Syrah Cabernet, GranMonte, Kao Yai, Thailand


2019 Viognier, GranMonte, Kao Yai, Thailand


Chef Hervé – dessert

Baba au rhum des îles

Rhum arrangé, chutney of pineapple Pulay and vanilla cream


Local Thai coffee or organic tea

Artisanal sourdough bread & AOP French butter

VIVIN Grocery Bistro Ekamai. 

The company was established In 2013 with an ode to “Artisan, Local, Natural” products. VIVIN Grocery is an independent family-owned business, a stand-alone grocery store in Bangkok that produces and also procures the best available locally made products from the best natural ingredients and certified organic products by Thailand’s local suppliers. The grocery also runs as a bistro with an all-day dining menu. The bistro uses almost exclusively ingredients and produces from the grocery to create their uniquely all-Thai product bistro dishes.. – “It’s all about product”.

VIVIN History and the founders of VIVIN Grocery: 

VIVIN Grocery Bistro – Ekamai 

Address: Ekkamai Complex, 379/8 Sukhumvit 63 Rd.,Klongton Nua, Wattana, Bangkok 10110





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