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Secret Garden dinner in Historic Mansion

Cooking

Secret Garden dinner in Historic Mansion

11 reviews
Sustainable cooking & contemporary art adventure!
Duration
2.5 hours
Group size
Up to 8 people
Cuisine
Thai
Hosted in
English
Cooking

Secret Garden dinner in Historic Mansion

Cooking

Secret Garden dinner in Historic Mansion

11 reviews
Sustainable cooking & contemporary art adventure!
Duration
2.5 hours
Group size
Up to 8 people
Cuisine
Thai
Hosted in
English

What you'll do

You will enter Bangkok 1899, the former home of Chao Phraya Thammasakmontri, known as Thailand’s Father of Modern Education. This experience pays homage to this progressive Renaissance man from a century ago where guests are invited to enjoy good food, works of art and the comforts of a historically significant home. Please note that our Chef & Artist change periodically, so the cuisine and art can be different with every visit. 1. Your evening will start with some welcome drinks and a tour of the historical landmark along with an introduction to Bangkok 1899 and our latest programming. 2. Next we will have an innovative, sustainable cooking Experience! Our chef will share with you how to prepare a dish or two with tips on making it perfect: Our current resident Chef is Santiago Fernandez from Lima, Peru who will prepare homestyle dishes using local ingredients, many vegetables and herbs from our very own organic garden! 3. After dinner, guests can hang out in our backyard and terrace, learning more about Na Cafe, our social impact and creative space. This is a Zero Waste experience. All leftovers are composted and sugars get fermented to be used by our indigo dyeing workshop.
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Your host

Susannah & Co.

Host on Airbnb since 2016
Hello! I founded the nonprofit Creative Migration in 2005 to advance cultural diplomacy through three pillars: art, public engagement and sustainability. I'm also a Global Ambassador and Fellow at the Royal Society of Arts. My local co-hosts are Saks and Him, who use food and creativity to bridge cultures and to showcase Thailand through Na Cafe, their social impact endeavor. Saks left his job as a medical doctor to work with at-risk youth, founding the nonprofit SATI. Him actively volunteers in his spare time, likes to garden, up-cycle clothes through indigo dye and makes artisan granola. We can't wait to share with you the historical home that we restored, which is now a cultural and civic hub called Bangkok 1899! See you soon!!!

About the organization

Creative Migration

Creative Migration is an international arts organization based in Los Angeles and Bangkok. Our mission is to advance cultural diplomacy through the three pillars of art, public engagement and sustainability. Our focus is on art and social practice, having continuously supported projects to build relationships and develop collaborations. This year, we established Bangkok 1899!

This is a social impact experience where 100% of what you pay for this experience goes to Creative Migration.

What's included

Food
We will cook a full course meal.
Drinks
Welcome drink, non-alcoholic options available.

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Where you'll be

We will be in Bangkok's Old Town in a recently restored 19th century mansion called Bangkok 1899. We will cook, dine and enjoy art in a very relaxed and beautiful setting. Ban Chao Phraya Thammasakmontri, originally built in 1899, was designed by Italian architect Mario Tamagno. His most famous work includes Ananta Samakhom Throne Hall, Neilson Hays Library and Hua Lamphong station. For the very first time, this landmark is open to the public!

Availability

Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 7 days before the experience is scheduled to start or within 24 hours of purchase.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 8 guests ages 16 and up can attend. It’s up to each guest to understand the ingredients being used and communicate any allergies or dietary restrictions to the host. Guests should also consider that consuming raw or undercooked meats, poultry,…

Government ID

You’ll need to take a picture of yourself that matches the photo on your ID. This is so Airbnb can confirm who’s actually going on the experience. You’ll only have to do this once.

More tips

Dress comfortably, this spot is great for pictures too!
Susannah & Co.
Secret Garden dinner in Historic Mansion
11 reviews
From $52/person
11 reviews
From $52/person