Chef Ian Kittichai is an award-winning chef, author and television personality. With a variety of restaurants, cookbooks, events and consultancies around the globe, he constantly pushes the boundaries of cuisines and conventions.  He is most well-known for his influence on Thai cuisine and his unique approach to classic flavors and ingredients with varied cooking techniques.  He strives to show diners that Thai food is more than just Pad Thai and curries.

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News & Projects
27 / 08 / 2014

The Studio is the Issaya culinary education and demonstration centre located on the lower level of the Central Embassy complex in central Bangkok.  Issaya Cooking Studio is the innovative culmination of its parent restaurant – […]

01 / 04 / 2013

Chef’s award-winning cookbook in English, all of the techniques and ingredients included in the 81 signature Issaya recipes are authentic, representing centuries of Thai food culture. Background information on the history of Thai cooking, along […]

01 / 10 / 2011

In his first Thai language cookbook, Chef Ian’s Kitchen Revealed, Chef Ian Kittichai strives to break the mold of Thai cookbooks that came before. Focusing on traditional flavors, fresh ingredients, and vivid photography, his elegantly […]

05 / 08 / 2001

In production since 2001, Chef could be seen cooking on his weekly television show at 9:25am Bangkok time every Saturday. Chef prepared international and Thai culinary delights while in the studio as well as in […]

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RESTAURANTS
Bangkok, Thailand

The collective brainchild of Chef Ian Kittichai, music impresario Frederic Meyer and nightlife guru Justin Dunne, Namsaah is the culmination of their respective talents to create this bespoke bar and restaurant experience in the heart […]

Bangkok, Thailand

Peek-a-Boo is the newest branch of Hyde & Seek Gastro Bar located in the heart of the city at Groove CentralWorld. Our goal is for Hyde & Seek Peek-a-Boo to be a treat for your […]

Bangkok, Thailand

Chef Ian Kittichai’s  and Chef “Paper” Arisara Chongphanitkul’s Issaya La Patisserie on the 5th floor of Central Embassy.  The Patisserie is the culmination of Chef Kittichai’s and Chef Paper’s work together at in the pastry […]

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IAN’S CHANNEL
Welcome to my Youtube channel. Join me in my cooking adventures, traveling and meeting people across the world. Get a bird’s eye view of battling in kitchen stadiums, events, interviews and my restaurants tours.