Award-winning chef Chandra Mohan Arunasalam has joined Banyan Tree Phuket as executive chef.
Prior to joining Banyan Tree, the Malaysian was at Hilton Kuala Lumpur as chef de cuisine.
Chandraâ€™s culinary journey began in his hometown in Malaysia and continued on to England and Maldives. He then spent most of his career in the US, including notable work at the two-Michelin-star Avenues Restaurant with Curtis Duffy at The Peninsula Chicago.
He has also worked at several three-Michelin-star restaurants, alongside legendary American chefs such as Thomas Keller at The French Laundry, Charlie Trotter at his celebrated restaurant, Chef Grant Achatz at Alinea and Trio, and Curtis Duffy at Grace Restaurant Chicago.