Students of MBA program’s Gastronomy Business Management Concentration at Dusit Thani College, a leading private higher education in hospitality business under Dusit International, has recently organized ‘Samut Prakan. the city of ocean wall’ Chef’s Table at Mahogany Restaurant inside Dusit Thani College on Srinakarin Road.
This activity was created by Dusit Thani College’s MBA students to implement knowledge from Service Marketing class into a Chef’s Table experience. In this event, celebrity chefs who are also current MBA students at Dusit Thani College such as Chef Toei – Patcha Kalyanamitr from MasterChef Thailand, Chef Ping – Surakit Khemkeaw, and Chef F – Pruttipong Chantakraiwat prepared courses for those who reserved a table to indulge in a real fine dining experience. The courses used ingredients from local SMEs in Samut Prakan and were designed to illustrate the stories of this neighboring province to Dusit Thani College. This project was supervised and consulted by Dr. Narathip Amtiengtrong.
The event does not only reflect the method of learning through Real World Experience, but also broadens students’ outlooks on hospitality industry and businesses. They can see changes and updates of hospitality in gastronomy business, envision opportunities and ways to adapt food businesses following the movements in the society and consumer behaviors, add more values to local ingredients, come up with inspirations to further and better local products, and, certainly, truly understand marketing strategies for hospitality businesses both in the perspectives of culinary arts and service design. These attributes will enable them to create guidelines for improving Thailand’s gastronomy industry in the future.