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Aqua Mekong Appoints David Thompson as Executive Chef

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In anticipation of the upcoming launch of the luxury vessel Aqua Mekong, Aqua Expeditions has appointed renowned Michelin-starred Chef David Thompson to its culinary team. Thompson joins as Executive Chef of the eagerly awaited Aqua Mekong, sailing Mekong River cruises between Cambodia and Vietnam, scheduled to launch in September 2014.  

Thompson is the Australian-born chef of nahm in Bangkok and the author of internationally acclaimed cookbooks including Thai Food and Thai Street Food. In 2002, Thompson secured the first-ever Michelin star for Southeast Asian cuisine and was recognized in 2012 and 2013 among the "World's 50 Best Restaurants."

"As Asia's top-ranked chef on 'World's 50 Best Restaurants,' and with his specialization in Southeast Asian cuisine, David is the perfect fit for the Aqua Mekong," says Aqua Expeditions Founder and CEO Francesco Galli Zugaro.

Reservations for the new Aqua Mekong cruises are open for booking now. Contact the experts at AdventureSmith to learn more about this new luxury Mekong River cruise option and the culinary experience you can expect on board.


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