The flavours of Spain

The flavours of Spain

Celebrated chef Fernando P. Arellano hosts a special tasting menu at CentralWorld's Uno Mas

The flavours of Spain
Chef Fernando P. Arellano.

Bangkok is once again set to welcome Spain's Michelin-starred chef Fernando P. Arellano of the highly-acclaimed Zaranda restaurant on Nov 25-26 at Uno Mas.

The two-day event, hosted by Centara Grand at CentralWorld's Uno Mas Spanish fine dining restaurant, will showcase a specially curated tasting menu by the award-winning chef praised for his profound respect for natural produce and flavours, as well his blend of Spanish and Mediterranean culinary authenticity with a worldly-wise flair.

Chef Arellano, a native of Madrid, is among the most respected names in the Spanish culinary sphere.

Trained in some of Europe's top-notch dining establishments, including two Michelin-starred restaurants Patrick Guilbaud in Dublin, Le Gavroche in London, Don Alfonso 1890 in Naples and Can Fabes in Barcelona, Arellano garnered most of his experience working in different countries whereby he also developed his language skills.

In September 2005, he returned to his Madrid hometown and opened the modest restaurant Zaranda. After just 11 months, it was awarded a star by the Michelin Guide.

Zaranda was relocated in 2010 to the historic luxury hotel Castella Son Claret at the foot of the Unesco-protected La Tramuntana mountains in Mallorca. Almost immediately the first star was regained. The second star came five years later, putting the restaurant at the forefront of the island's fine dining. Zaranda was also named the second-best hotel restaurant in Spain by the national newspaper El País.

The restaurant then relocated again in 2020 to the Es Princep hotel in Mallorca's capital city of Old Town Palma. It has been a Michelin star holder since.

Proving his talent and exquisite cosmopolitan training over the past three decades of his career, the globe-trotting Arellano has accumulated numerous professional awards and the permanent approval of the most sensible culinary critiques internationally.

During Arellano's residency at Uno Mas, guests can expect to be indulged by his eye-catching and palate-intriguing creations in the multi-course menu, priced at 3,499 baht per person, or 5,098 per person inclusive of pairing wines.

Highlighted dishes include freshly-shucked Majorica oyster with pickled pearls, horseradish and caviar; Amphora rock octopus in spicy allipebre stew; "The Black Egg" with white onion and cuttlefish caviar; seared amberjack with roasted red peppers coulis and piquillo pepper leather; Spanish Wagyu rib with charcoal-grilled endive and crispy pulled beef; and sweet burrata with goat milk cream and skin, strawberries and basil.

Seatings are limited to 45 guests per night. For more information and reservations, call 02-100-6255 or email

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