Beyond the recognition of an exquisite cuisine, it is the passion of a chef that was rewarded during the World Luxury Restaurant Award 2016. The EAST Restaurant of LUX* Le Morne, Mauritius, led by the master hands of Chef Suksan Supprasert, won number one position in the category for Thai specialties. The prize giving ceremony was held at the Grand Hotel Kronenhof Pontresina, in Switzerland, on June 18, 2016.

For the chef, it is the team spirit that has been rewarded. « With the team, we share the same philosophy. We are attentive to the clients’ needs and wants and do our best to transform each meal into a culinary experience. Oursecret: we cook with passion and give free rein to our imagination », explains Chef Suksan Supprasert who makes sure that his cooking style is in line with the philosophy of LUX* Resorts and Hotels, which is to stay ahead of competition by being very innovative.

For Jérémie de Fombelle, General Director of LUX* Le Morne, « the award is a recognition of the passion, creativity, authenticity, loyalty and constancy of a man, namely Chef Suksan, and his team. We are very proud of the team and their devotion, that has allowed us to stand out! », has he stressed out.

Nested between the impressive mountain of Le Morne and kilometres of sandy beaches, LUX* Le Morne overlooks one of the most spectacular lagoons of the island of Mauritius. The site, which forms part of the UNESCO Heritage, is reputed for its breath-taking sunsets. Four swimming pools, a spa and chalets cohabit in the luxuriant tropical gardens, giving the hotel the charm of a boutique-hotel with a relaxed atmosphere. Appreciate the rich flavours typical of the island proposed by the restaurants of the hotel and accompany your meal with one of the best wines of the New World.