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IGNIV Bangkok

Multi-award-winning Chef Andreas Caminada, a Swiss chef with seven Michelin stars to his name, expands his gourmet nest collection and creates a new IGNIV at The St. Regis Bangkok.


The kitchen team of IGNIV Bangkok is led by the talented Chef David Hartwig, along with his Sous Chef / Pastry Chef Arne Riehn.


Head Chef David Hartwig

A longtime collaborator of Chef Andreas and formerly one of the most promising talents at the 3 Michelin-starred Schloss Schauenstein in Fürstenau, Switzerland, Chef David was handpicked by Chef Andreas to bring IGNIV's joie de vivre to guests in Bangkok. Andreas and David are eager to create the most perfect experience through superior flavors and attention to detail from sourcing the best ingredients, impeccable preparations to a unique presentation of the new restaurants' fine dining sharing concept.


Sous Chef / Pastry Chef Arne Riehn

Working alongside the Head Chef to bring IGNIV's sharing-style dining concept to life is German-born Chef Arne Riehn who was personally selected by IGNIV founder Andreas Caminada as Sous Chef and Pastry Chef for IGNIV Bangkok. In his dual role, Chef Arne assists in all aspects of planning and managing the kitchen, and is personally in charge of the signature IGNIV Candy Store and its tempting range of post-dessert delights. Chef Arne joins IGNIV Bangkok from Schloss Schauenstein, Andreas Caminada's 3-Michelin-starred restaurant in a historic castle in Switzerland, where he was responsible for the wood-fired stone oven bakery and its fine selection of handcrafted organic breads.



IGNIV Mastermind Andreas Caminada
- Founding Chef

Andreas Caminada

The founder of IGNIV is the multi-award-winning chef Andreas Caminada from Switzerland. With his passion and sheer delight for food, he continuously raises the culinary benchmark. Having honed his skills at up-market gourmet restaurants, he has won numerous international accolades including the recent Michelin Mentor Award for his role as trainer and developer of gastronomic concepts, and today successfully leads three Michelin-starred restaurants in Switzerland. His signature restaurant, Schloss Schauenstein, is located in a historic castle in Fürstenau, Switzerland, and bestowed with 3 Michelin stars and 19 Gault&Millau points. It appears in the "World's 50 Best Restaurants" list since 2011 and received the Sustainable Restaurant Award 2019.

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