Blue Elephant’s Executive Chef Nooror Somany Steppe Promotes Thai Cuisine at United Nations’ Discover Thainess 2015
Bangkok – Chef Nooror Somany Steppe, Founding Partner and Director Senior Corporate Executive Chef of Blue Elephant Cooking School & Restaurant recently attended the United Nations’ ‘Discover Thainess 2015’ event as a special guest to promote Thai cuisine and culture in New York.
The 5-day event was held at the United Nations Delegates Dining Room in New York and was presented by The Permanent Mission of the Kingdom of Thailand to the United Nations, in collaboration with the Royal Thai Consulate-General, New York, and the Tourism Authority of Thailand.
As an ambassador of Thai cuisine, Chef Nooror has travelled extensively throughout the globe to share her passion and expertise in Thailand’s rich heritage of exotic tastes and unique flavors. Today, the increasing worldwide popularity of Thai cuisine is evident in the growing number of Thai restaurants around the world, including Chef Nooror’s iconic Blue Elephant restaurants that can be found in major cities throughout Europe and Asia.
“I like to take every opportunity that I can to promote the food and culture of my beloved country. From my travels I’m proud to say that I see a lot of interest for Thai cuisine around the world.”, said Chef Nooror.
She continued, “Our way of cooking with local herbs, spices and market-fresh ingredients is enticing to every palate. We are able to combine contrasting flavors of spicy, sweet, sour, salty and even bitter tastes to create charming dishes.”
“I am grateful for every platform that I am given to share my cooking and knowledge with our friends from overseas. I believe that Thai cuisine will continue to inspire and arouse diners all over the globe and I’m proud to be a part of this exciting time.”
Chef Nooror is the inspiration and central person behind the success of Blue Elephant Cooking School and Restaurant, constantly working as an ambassador advocating Thai cuisine and Thai culture to all whom she encounters around the world.