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Elevating Modern Korean Dining in Bangkok: Chef YoungDae ShimJoins ANJU Korean Rooftop Bar at Sindhorn Midtown Hotel Bangkok, Vignette Collection

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Bangkok, Thailand - March 14, 2024 - ANJU Korean Rooftop Bar, located at Sindhorn Midtown Hotel Bangkok, Vignette Collection, is thrilled to announce the appointment of award-winning Chef YoungDae Shim as its new Executive Sous Chef. Chef Shim, renowned for his extensive international experience, will introduce an exciting new ‘Modern Korean’ menu at ANJU in 2024.

Chef YoungDae Shim brings a wealth of global experience to ANJU, honing his skills in South Korea, Singapore, Vietnam, the United States, Thailand, and at Michelin-starred restaurants in the United Kingdom. 

At ANJU, Chef Shim is set to revolutionize the dining experience with his innovative approach to Korean cuisine. In 2024, guests can look forward to a fresh new menu that promises to tantalize 

taste buds with a fusion of traditional flavors and modern culinary techniques. The menu will feature an array of Korean food, artfully crafted to deliver an authentic and unforgettable dining experience.

The new menu from the creations of Chef Shim will officially launch on 22 March 2024. Guests can enjoy these new exciting flavors from Chef Shim:

Highlight Dishes

  • Pickled Salmon & Prawn

  • Busan Style Fishcake and Beef Tendon Soup

  • Egg Lava with Caviar Trio

  • Bone in Short Rib 

  • Miso Snow Fish

  • Jooak & Makgeolli Ice Cream

  • Fruit Bibimbap Bingsoo

Chef Shim’s new menu will also complement the unique Korean-inspired cocktails and mocktails at ANJU, such as Beon-De-Gi, Kim-Bap, Ggul-Tteok, Baesuk, and Kimchi cocktails and mocktails, ensuring a complete culinary journey.

“Bringing Chef YoungDae Shim on board is a testament to ANJU’s commitment to culinary excellence,” said Umaporn Vongpipun, General Manager of Sindhorn Midtown Hotel Bangkok, Vignette Collection. “His remarkable background and flair for Korean cuisine will elevate our dining offerings and provide our guests with truly unique and authentic dining experience.”

Chef Shim's arrival marks a new chapter for ANJU Korean Rooftop Bar, enhancing its reputation as a destination for K-Pop and Korean food lovers and those seeking a vibrant culinary adventure in the heart of Bangkok.

ANJU is open daily from 5 pm - 8 pm. For reservations or further information, stay up-to-date with the latest events and news at  and on Instagram, or contact 02-796-8888 or Visit us at


About ANJU:

ANJU is Bangkok's first Korean rooftop bar on the 31st floor of the Sindhorn Midtown Hotel Bangkok, Vignette Collection. ANJU offers an authentic taste of Korean cuisine, a diverse beverage program, and a modern Seoul-chic bar aesthetic. The rooftop bar also features live resident DJs spinning Korean and international hits, providing guests with a vibrant and memorable experience. For more information, visit or follow on Instagram.

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