Chef J. Gamboa Cooks Thai at The Maya Kitchen

Azuthai's J Gamboa and Chef MalichatThai food! I’m pretty excited this coming cooking demo at the Maya Kitchen this May 25 2012. I know almost everyone knows what Thai food is and it’s one of my favorite cuisine actually. When it comes to Thai food, all I can think of is their spicy fragrant food mixed in coconut milk. From chicken, beef to prawns! I love them all!

Anyway, renowned chef J. Gamboa of Cirkulo Restaurant puts on a different hat as he takes on Thai cuisine as guest chef of The Maya Kitchen on May 25, this Saturday, 10am-1pm.

Chef J. Gamboa will be joined by Chef Malichat of Azuthai Restaurant. Cirkulo and Azuthai are parts of a chain of restaurants that includes Milky Way at Rockwell Power Plant and V-Mall Greenhills; Azuthai, Tsukiji and Milky Way Café all at the Milky Way Building, 900 Arnaiz Avenue corner Paseo de Roxas, Makati.

The two chefs will demonstrate popular Thai dishes like Tom Yum Goong (Hot and Sour Prawn Soup with Lemongrass, Kaffir Lime Leaves and Fresh Coriander); Goong Pad Prik Kratiem (Chili Garlic Prawns); Geng Kew Wan Gai (Green Chicken Curry); Pla Naeng Ma Naw (Steamed Apahap with Lime, Fish Sauce Garlic, Coriander and Chili) and Khao Niao Ma Muang (Mango with Sticky Rice).

About Chef J. Gamboa, he belongs to a family of restaurateurs led by Malu A. Gamboa who runs the restaurant chain. He is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts at Amherst and the Culinary Institute of America, Hyde Park, New York. He is Executive Chef of his family-owned restaurants Cirkulo, MilkyWay, Tsukiji and Azuthai.

While Chef Malichat is a native of Nakhon Sawan, Thailand and has worked in 5 star hotels in Germany, China, Pakistan, Ukraine and in Thailand for over 20 years.

For more information on this demo and other course offerings, please log on to or e-mail [email protected] or visit The Maya Kitchen Culinary Center every Tuesday to Saturday at 8F Liberty Building, 835 A. Arnaiz Avenue (Pasay Road), Makati City or call 8921185 / 892-5011 local 108 / Mobile No. +63947 835 2290.

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