People 31 August 2023

MICHELIN Star Restaurant Chef Gerard Villaret Horcajo's Secret To Success

The saying, "Don't trust a skinny chef," might be right after all.

“I believe that having a healthy lifestyle is important not only for the present but also for the future.”

At 34, Chef Gerard Villaret Horjaco firmly holds that giving your best, starting with personal well-being, is the sole path to success. Hence, it's unsurprising that he led the team of Elements, Inspired by Ciel Bleu at the Okura Prestige Bangkok to uphold a coveted MICHELIN Star in the MICHELIN Guide Thailand 2023, even amid his pandemic-era entry.

The Spaniard shares his passion for culinary craftsmanship, his favourite ingredient, his love for water and physical activity, and he explains why both mental and physical strength hold significance for him and his future.

Watch this video to learn about how living a healthier lifestyle can enable you to achieve a longer and better life, much like a MICHELIN Star restaurant chef, with AIA, a leading insurance company in Thailand for over 84 years and the official insurance partner of the MICHELIN Guide.


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