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Springtime Sake at Anantara Bangkok Riverside




In conjunction with the Japanese Spring Festival, Anantara Bangkok Riverside Resort & Spa in partnership with Bangkok Beer & Beverage Co., Ltd (BB&B) celebrated the Japanese Spring Festival with two major events highlighting premium sake directly from Japan and delightful signature dishes from the hotel’s Benihana Restaurant.

On 11th March 2015, the “Kagami-Biraki” event was held with invited guests as a launch to the festivities. The event was hosted by Anantara Bangkok Riverside Resort & Spa’s General Manager, Mr. Nikolaus Priesnitz and BB&B’s Director Retail Development, Mr. Ross Marks. The guest of honour for the event was Mr. Hirotaka Takata, Executive Director of Orihara Co., Ltd, a major supplier of premium sake to Thailand.




Also participating in this event were three major sake breweries from Japan and their representatives. Close to one hundred invited guests including media and loyal supporters of the hotel and BB&B attendrd this ceremonial event, where a barrel of sake was opened in a traditional ritual and shared with all present. Guests enjoyed samplings of sake from the breweries and food presented by the hotel’s Benihana restaurant.