Meet the newest addition to Dusit Thani Dubai’s team of culinary experts - Benjarong's new Thai Chef de Cuisine, Wichit Panyo. Watch out for his dishes brimming with passion for his craft, rooted in his belief that Thai cooking is an art, a delectable gift to share with friends, family and even to strangers. Chef Wichit Panyo carries with him 24 years of experience in the kitchens of luxury hotels. Not only a masterchef in the kitchen, he has also been invited to numerous competitions and professional examinations as a judge and examiner within the Chefs Association of Thailand. He was taught and trained in both Western and Thai cuisines, with fondness for pastry and authentic Thai cuisine. He has previously worked for Four Seasons and Movenpick Hotels, to name a few. Some of his accolades include the following: Gold medalist in the Pattaya Culinary Food Expo; Silver medalist in the Mekong River’s Ultimate Chef Challenge; Silver medalist on Brunch Plate Competition at the Food & Hotelier’s Expo.