About Chalawan

Chef Palm Amatawate has been a lover of cooking since childhood. He was being cultivated and passed on the knowledge of local Thai food from previous generations, especially his grand mother who owned a famous southern Thai noodle restaurant in the past, through his mother who loves cooking as well.

(“It can be said that I grew up in a kitchen”; Chef Palm). As an inquisitive person, combined with the talent that he has, has made home stepped up to become a head-chef since the age of early 20. He opened many famous restaurants in the Southeast Asia region. At that time, he had to traveled and worked all around Asia, and that’s where he learned and collected all local recipes, techniques, also culture in order to convey those experiences through his menu with the best ingredients and the most original recipes. Similarly of traveling to taste the food in Asia by yourself.

CHALAWAN, therefore, has been founded to prove that Thai and Southeast Asian cuisine, including Asian style dining culture of sharing their food can be served in a leading international restaurant. With this belief, Chef Palm Amatawate has created a delicious and delightful menu in a restaurant decorated in traditional Thai style in a warm welcome atmosphere with a great service minded attitude of our team, including choices of wine to perfectly pair with our food.