Chef Vichit Mukura

In a remarkable 40 year career, we learn about Chef Vichit’s favourite cuisine, his biggest inspiration, and what message he has for young chefs in Thailand today

Tell us about yourself.

When I was little, living in Chonburi, I would help my mum cook. From her, I absorbed a lot of knowledge about cooking. That’s the reason I became a chef. Now, over 40 years later, and I teach many other young chefs to cook. This has brought recognition and fame, as well as opportunities to travel and give cooking demonstrations, both abroad and in Thailand.

What’s your background and how did you become a chef?

I started working in a Chinese restaurant. I did all the kitchen work. I worked in five-star hotels in Bangkok and Phuket as Chef de Cuisine and at a French restaurant. I started to learn butchery skills along the way. Finally, I decided to deny a lot of the international cooking jobs and focus on my passion, to improve the positioning of Thai food and bring…

Original published: 2018-08-05 12:00:03 Read the full Bangkok News here

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