Alfred Merkel has taken up the position of Executive Pastry Chef at Bangkok Marriott Marquis Queen’s Park, tasked with conjuring up a wealth of sweet and savoury treats at the hotel’s bakery and patisserie, Siam Tea Room.
A German national, Chef Alfred served his apprenticeship in a German traditional cake shop before becoming a master confectioner in Germany, France, USA, Thailand and Malaysia.
His impressive career has included spells working in Michelin-starred restaurants, with luxury hotel brands such as Mandarin Oriental and Kempinski, and even on a cruise ship. During his time at Siam Kempinski Bangkok he won the group’s “Dessert of the Year” contest.
Guests at the Siam Tea Room can expect to discover an array of delicacies crafted by Chef Alfred’s skilled hands, including his famous Bangkok Marriott Marquis Queen’s Park Signature Cake.