From June 5 to 8, 2019, a Peruvian food and Pisco Festival was held at the "The Athenee" hotel in Bangkok, featuring a special were prepared by the Peruvian chef, Jaime Arbulú.
The event was organized by the Peruvian Embassy in Thailand, in collaboration with the Commercial Office of Peru in Jakarta, with the aim of promoting Peruvian gastronomy, Peruvian agro-export products, and Pisco.
Chef Jaime Arbulú, who has won multiple awards inside and outside of Peru, presented a sample of Peruvian flavors, under his “Biodiversity” menu highlighting various varieties of classic fish ceviche, stuffed avocado, tender lamb stewed in coriander , Peruvian fish chowder, duck and coriander rice, potatoes with creamy and spicy “Huancaína” sauce, stuffed potatoes with rice and salad, chaufa fried rice, Peruvian beef stir fry with french fries, seafood in picante sauce, Limeña’s sweet sight dessert, etc.
During the activity,
around 500 people could taste Peruvian food and different cocktails made of Pisco. Representatives
of the Hotel The Athenee pointed out that the festival was a great success and
expressed their interest in holding new events of this nature in the future.