HEAD CHEF, KIN DEE, BERLIN
Born in Austin and raised in a foodie family in Bangkok, Dalad Kambhu’s curiosity for flavours appeared at a very young age. After leaving Thailand for New York, Dalad began taking jobs in local restaurants and quickly fell in love with the world of hospitality and gastronomy. In 2013, she co-founded OMAR’s, a private dining club in the West Village.
After Dalad began working as a consultant in hospitality, she joining forces with artist Rirkrit Tiravanija, cooking side-by-side. Together, they shaped their vision for a joint restaurant, and in 2016 chose Berlin as their project’s birthplace. In partnership with the renowned Grill Royal Group, Kin Dee opened their doors in February 2017, serving contemporary Thai cuisine, cleverly combining seasonal and regional products with original Thai flavours. In 2019, Dalad was rewarded her first Michelin star, making her one of only ten female chefs in Germany to share this honour