Bangkok’s Casia Launches New All-Day Fine-Dining Menus

Chatrium Grand Bangkok, a haven that seamlessly marries the rich tapestry of Thai culture with the opulence of global luxury hospitality, has unveiled a gastronomic gem within its premises.

Casia, the hotel’s signature fine-dining restaurant, invites both guests and locals to partake in the charm of “French Finesse in the Heart of Siam.” This article delves into the essence of Casia, from its inception to the exquisite culinary journey it offers.

A Glimpse into Casia’s French-Mediterranean Delight

Casia made its grand debut in June 2023, taking diners on a sensory voyage reminiscent of the elegant streets and sun-soaked shores of the French Riviera.

Bangkok's Casia Launches New All-Day Fine-Dining Menus

Leading the culinary symphony at Casia is Chef Jerome Bondaz, an esteemed epicurean maestro with a glittering resume. He has honed his craft in prestigious Michelin-starred establishments across Europe and Asia, including Can Fabes in Barcelona and Le Louis XV and Le Grill in Monaco.

Day and Night: Casia’s Culinary Odyssey

Casia, true to its promise of all-day fine dining, is now open for lunch and dinner, beckoning patrons from 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM and from 5:30 PM until the stroke of midnight.

With an à la carte and set menu concept, Casia has meticulously curated a selection of French-Mediterranean dishes. These creations showcase the pinnacle of imported European ingredients, harmoniously intertwined with the seasonal treasures of local produce.

Each dish is an artwork, meticulously crafted and presented with an aesthetic flair, perfect for those Instagram-worthy moments.

A Lavish New Year’s Eve Celebration

As the year draws to a close, Casia offers a spectacular New Year’s Eve experience. At Savio, a lavish international dinner awaits, boasting a cornucopia of indulgent offerings, including Iranian caviar, prime wagyu steaks, succulent lobster, and premium Japanese tuna.

Alternatively, couples can opt for a sensational Six-Course New Year’s Eve Gala Dinner at Casia, featuring delights such as Alaskan king crab, foie gras, Brittany blue lobster, Australian wagyu tenderloin beef, and a decadent Mont Blanc dessert.

For the New Year’s Eve international dinner at Savio, the cost is THB 3,499++ per adult and THB 1,749++ per child, with optional beverage packages.

On the other hand, the New Year’s Eve Gala Dinner at Casia is priced at THB 4,250++ per person, with a choice of beverage pairings, including a glamorous Champagne and sparkling wine option for THB 3,900++.

Early bird booking before December 20th can enjoy an exclusive 15% discount.

À La Carte Excellence

Casia’s à la carte menu features a tantalizing array of cold starters, such as Gillardeau oysters N.3 with fennel purée, pomelo, grapefruit spheres, and seaweed pickle.

The Alaskan king crab with pickled turnip, smoked pike caviar, sturgeon caviar, Sardinian carasau bread, and creamy white wine and shallot sauce is another star on the menu. Hot starters, like the wild mushroom soup Girolle with black trompette and cèpe mushrooms, promise a delightful prelude to the main course.

Bangkok's Casia Launches New All-Day Fine-Dining Menus

The main courses at Casia are a celebration of land and sea. Diners can relish dishes like Atlantic wild turbot with endives, clams, sturgeon caviar, and beurre blanc, or savour the roasted Japanese A5 Black Soybean Fed wagyu beef tenderloin with wild mushroom tart, pickled cauliflower, mushroom purée, and beef jus. Every bite reflects Chef Jerome’s dedication to culinary perfection.

Sweet Endings and Artful Cheese Selection

For dessert aficionados, Casia offers a delectable menu featuring French classics. The Saint Honoré, a choux pastry masterpiece with caramel and vanilla ice cream, is a symphony of indulgence.

Those inclined towards fruitier notes can opt for the Entremet with mango, passionfruit, and white chocolate. To conclude the meal, an assortment of premium French cheeses awaits on the Casia Cheese Trolley.

In addition to the à la carte menu, Casia offers a choice of sublime set menus. Guests can embark on a multi-sensory journey with four courses priced at THB 2,100++ or six courses at THB 3,990++, all showcasing Chef Jerome’s signature creations.

For those seeking a quick but exquisite midday meal, a two-course lunch is available for just THB 1,250, and a three-course option for THB 1,420++.

The Casia Experience: A Journey Beyond Taste

Michael Gnaegi, the General Manager of Chatrium Grand Bangkok, expressed his excitement about Casia’s opening, emphasizing its uniqueness on the Bangkok culinary scene.

He highlighted the restaurant’s appeal to a wide spectrum of diners, from casual lunches with friends and colleagues to important business dinners and romantic rendezvous.

Beyond the exceptional cuisine, Casia offers an ambience that transports guests to the enchanting landscapes of the Mediterranean. The restaurant’s decor, inspired by the French Riviera, exudes elegance and sophistication.

Sunlight bathes the space, creating a warm and inviting atmosphere during the day, while soft lighting and candlelit tables transform Casia into a romantic haven in the evening.

At the heart of Casia’s success is the culinary genius of Chef Jerome Bondaz. With a career spanning over two decades, Chef Bondaz has garnered accolades and experience that few can rival.

His tenure at Michelin-starred establishments across Europe and Asia has shaped his culinary philosophy, rooted in the use of the finest ingredients and a commitment to precision.

A Symphony of Flavours: The À La Carte Menu

Casia’s à la carte menu is a testament to Chef Bondaz’s dedication to creating a symphony of flavours. Each dish is carefully crafted to harmonize taste, texture, and presentation.

The Gillardeau oysters N.3 with fennel purée, pomelo, grapefruit spheres, and seaweed pickle offer a tantalizing blend of brininess and freshness, with the citrus notes enhancing the seafood’s natural sweetness.

Bangkok's Casia Launches New All-Day Fine-Dining Menus

The Alaskan king crab, served with pickled turnip, smoked pike caviar, sturgeon caviar, Sardinian carasau bread, and creamy white wine and shallot sauce, is a masterpiece of culinary artistry.

The marriage of textures and flavours, from the delicate crab meat to the richness of caviar, is a testament to Chef Bondaz’s craftsmanship.

A Culinary Journey Through the Mediterranean

Casia’s main courses beckon diners on a journey through the Mediterranean. The Atlantic wild turbot, delicately prepared with endives, clams, sturgeon caviar, and beurre blanc, captures the essence of the sea.

The combination of tender fish, briny clams, and the luxurious touch of caviar creates a harmonious and memorable dining experience.

For those with a penchant for premium beef, the roasted Japanese A5 Black Soybean Fed wagyu beef tenderloin is a revelation.

Paired with a wild mushroom tart, pickled cauliflower, mushroom purée, and beef jus, this dish is a testament to the chef’s dedication to sourcing the finest ingredients and his mastery of culinary techniques.

Indulgent Desserts and Artisanal Cheese Selection

The dessert menu at Casia is a celebration of French classics with a modern twist. The Saint Honoré, a choux pastry adorned with caramel and vanilla ice cream, offers a symphony of textures and temperatures.

It’s a fitting conclusion to a meal that takes diners on a journey through the Mediterranean and beyond.

For those with a penchant for the exotic, the Entremet with mango, passionfruit, and white chocolate is a tropical delight. The interplay of fruity sweetness and creamy indulgence is a testament to the chef’s creativity.

To conclude the dining experience, Casia offers an assortment of premium French cheeses on the Casia Cheese Trolley. This curated selection is a nod to the rich tradition of European cheese craftsmanship and provides a perfect pairing with fine wines.

Set Menus for a Culinary Adventure

For those looking to embark on a culinary adventure, Casia offers a choice of set menus. The four-course option, priced at THB 2,100++, presents a well-rounded selection of Chef Jerome’s signature dishes.

Diners can expect a journey through the Mediterranean with each course, from starters to desserts, showcasing the restaurant’s commitment to culinary excellence.

For the ultimate epicurean experience, the six-course set menu, priced at THB 3,990++, offers a more immersive exploration of Casia’s culinary repertoire. It’s a gastronomic voyage that promises to delight the senses and leave a lasting impression.

Lunchtime Bliss and Business Lunches

Casia caters to a diverse range of diners, including those seeking a delightful midday meal. The restaurant offers a two-course lunch for THB 1,250 or a three-course option for THB 1,420++. Whether it’s a leisurely lunch with friends or a business meeting over fine cuisine, Casia provides a setting that elevates every dining occasion.

Michael Gnaegi, the General Manager of Chatrium Grand Bangkok, is passionate about Casia’s role in redefining the culinary landscape of Bangkok. He is proud of the restaurant’s unique position in the city, offering a blend of French-Mediterranean excellence and Thai hospitality.

“Unique on the Bangkok culinary scene, this exquisite French-Mediterranean restaurant has attracted many diners and received fantastic feedback since it first opened,” said Michael Gnaegi.

“With our choice of enticing à la carte dishes, sublime set menus, and empowering lunchtime offers, this is the perfect option for every occasion, from light lunches with friends and colleagues to important business dinners, and of course, romantic meals with that special someone.”

The Casia Experience: Beyond Taste

Casia is not just a restaurant; it’s an experience. Beyond the exceptional cuisine, Casia offers an ambience that transports guests to the enchanting landscapes of the Mediterranean. The restaurant’s decor, inspired by the French Riviera, exudes elegance and sophistication.

Sunlight bathes the space, creating a warm and inviting atmosphere during the day, while soft lighting and candlelit tables transform Casia into a romantic haven in the evening.

Bangkok's Casia Launches New All-Day Fine-Dining Menus

At the heart of Casia’s success is the culinary genius of Chef Jerome Bondaz. With a career spanning over two decades, Chef Bondaz has garnered accolades and experience that few can rival.

His tenure at Michelin-starred establishments across Europe and Asia has shaped his culinary philosophy, rooted in the use of the finest ingredients and a commitment to precision.

Conclusion: A Gastronomic Haven in the Heart of Siam

In conclusion, Casia at Chatrium Grand Bangkok epitomizes the convergence of French finesse and Thai hospitality. With its all-day dining concept, delectable à la carte offerings, and extravagant set menus, it promises an unparalleled culinary experience in the heart of Siam.

Whether you’re a local resident, a hotel guest, or an international visitor, Casia invites you to savour the magic of French-Mediterranean cuisine in an enchanting setting.

Don’t miss the opportunity to embark on this gastronomic journey that promises to leave an indelible mark on your palate and your heart.

Casia is not just a restaurant; it’s a culinary haven, a place where every dish tells a story, and every meal is an unforgettable experience. Come and indulge in the extraordinary at Casia, where French finesse meets Thai warmth.

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