A few months before Duangporn Songvisava was named Asia's Best Female Chef, she received a phone call asking if she would accept the award. Initially doubtful, she agreed to accept the award in March.
PHOTO: PORNPROM SARTTARBHAYA
"Why not? These awards are an efficient marketing tool," said Duangporn. She doubted if the award had been turned down by anyone else before her, or if anyone could ignore the title at all.
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