- Who is Andreas Caminada?
Swiss born Chef, Main Restaurant Schloss Schauenstein 3 Michelin Stars, 19 Gault & Millau Points, 45 years, married, two sons.
- What is Schloss Schauenstein?
A Swiss Fine dining Restaurant, with nine unique, individually decorated guest rooms, in an idyllic Castle.Owner: Andreas CaminadaHead Chef: Marcel SkibbaLocation: Fürstenau, Graubünden, Switzerland (South East 🇨🇨/ German Part)Awards: 3 Michelin Stars / 19 Gault & Millau Points/ World 50 Best Restaurants Nr. 40 2022
- IGNIV Bangkok leader
Head Chef: David Hartwig, Swiss Native and born in ZuerichRestaurant Manager: Regina D`Souza, Thai Nativ and Born.Sous Chef and Pastry Chef: Arne Riehn, German Nativ and Born.
- What does IGNIV mean?IGNIV is Romansh and means “Bird’s nest" in English. Romansh is the 4th language of Switzerland, next to Italian, French and German.
- What is IGNIV?
A Swiss Fine Dining Sharing concept, which celebrates not only the pleasure of sharing and common experience of excellent cuisine, but also the time spent together.Based on the world of taste of the 3 Michelin Star chef Andreas Caminada, the chefs of each restaurant create imaginative dishes to share.The food concept is based on regional products combined with a cosmopolitan touch.
- Where is IGNIV native?
IGNIV is Native from the German speaking part in the southeast of Switzerland.
- How many IGNIV do we have?
4 IGNIV, 3 in Switzerland and 1 in Bangkok.2015 IGNIV Bad Ragaz, Grand Resort Ragaz **2016 IGNIV St. Moritz **2020 IGNIV Zurich **2020 IGNIV Bangkok *Bangkok is the 4th IGNIV Concept and is the first one out of Switzerland.
- Does IGNIV have any Awards?
The IGNIV Concept itself has no Awards.IGNIV St. Moritz2 Michelin Stars and 17 Gault & Millau PointsIGNIV Bad Ragaz2 Michelin Stars and 18 Gault & Millau PointsIGNIV Zurich2 Michelin Stars and 16 Gault & Millau PointsIGNIV Bangkok1 Michelin Star
- How do you describe the food style?Swiss Modern, cosmopolitan cuisine with roots in the center of Europe with origins in Switzerland and influences from all over the world.
- How does a Menu look like?
Unlike other fine dining restaurants where they served individual dishes in each course.IGNIV 4 course sharing experience is multiple dishes served together in each course, placed at the center of the table for you to share. There are 3-4 dishes in each course and a total of 17-19dishes.Begin the experience with 4 Welcome snacks at our Kitchen counter together with Aperitif drink.Followed by starters, Second Starters, Main course and desserts. We also offer an optional additional course such as surprises, IGNIV soup and caviar.End the experience at our candy store, multiple house made sweets by Chef Arne and Pastry team that you can enjoy at the restaurant or take home.
- Who is the interior designer?
The design in all IGNIV Restaurants is created by Spanish designer Patricia Urquiola who is based in Italy.
- How often does the menu change?
4 times a year based on the season of our heritageDecember - WinterMarch -SpringJune- SummerSeptember - Autumn
- What is the IGNIV Art Collection?
Another passion of Andreas Caminada apart from cooking is Art. He has his personal art collection in all his restaurants as well as in IGNIV Bangkok.
Loose Canvas painting by Vivian Suter, 73 Years old Swiss Argentinian Painter
Dream Diary Drawing by Keiichi Tanami, 86 Years old Japanese Pop art
- What does Fake sign mean?
The interpretation behind this sign is that we are living in the world full of Fakes, such as fake news, fake goods and even emotions. This sign is a constant reminder to all host at IGNIV that we must and will stay true to our beliefs and culinary philosophy. We want to provide all guests an authentic and natural experience from the sourcing of ingredients to the flavors of the food and lastly the service that you will enjoy at IGNIV. We create REAL moments of happiness and joy.
The sign is created by Neon Artist from Switzerland that Chef Andreas works with and his creations are also being featured in Schloss Schauenstein as well as IGNIV Zurich, part of IGNIV’s art collection.
- Are the IGNIV all the same?
No, the difference between the 4 IGNIV's is not only the Colour scheme and the interior. It is also about the style of the food. Each IGNIV Chef has
his own way to cook and different local products available. We are serving Signature Dishes in the restaurants, which will be the same in each
branch. And they show the roots of the Restaurant concept. Example dishes: Chicken nuggets, Beef Tatar, etc.
- What are the Opening hours?
THURSDAY - MONDAY
▫️ DINNER: 5:30 PM - 12:00 AM
(LAST ORDER 9:30 PM)
SATURDAY - SUNDAY
▫️ LUNCH: 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
(LAST ORDER 2:00 PM)
- How can I make reservations at IGNIV?
Visit our website at www.ignivbangkok.com
- What information do I require for making reservations?
Name, Last name
Preferred date and time of your reservation
- What dress code do I have to follow?
Smart and Casual for both Lady and Gentlemen.
For gentlemen, short pants, sport pants and open shoes are not allowed.
- Is it required to make a deposit or advance payment for my reservation?
Yes, credit card guarantee is required in order to confirm your reservation. There will be no cancellation charge for cancellation made 48 hours in advance.
- Can you order a la cart in IGNIV?
We do not offer a la carte menu.
- I have a special dietary or allergy, can I enjoy IGNIV experience?
Yes, you can with 24 hours advance reservation specifying your dietary requirements.
Without advance notice, we can’t guarantee a full IGNIV experience.
- Are Children welcome at IGNIV?
Yes, a kids sharing menu is available.
- What kind of drinks do you offer in IGNIV Bangkok?
We offer a Wine pairing and a Beverage pairing with our IGNIV 4 course sharing experience.
Moreover, we have our handcrafted cocktail, non-alcohol cocktails changed seasonally by
Khun Yu. As well as a selection of Thai craft beers, local digestives and other range of unique beverages, you can enjoy together with our menu.
- Can I book the IGNIV restaurant exclusively?
Yes, it is possible. Please contact IGNIV or the Sales Team for more information.
- Can I order Items from the IGNIV Candy store outside of the Restaurant?
The IGNIV Candy store is reserved for guests who visit the restaurant for our IGNIV experience.
- Do I get any discounts in IGNIV restaurants?
St Regis Hosts: 50% on Food and 25% on Non-alcohol Beverage.
Marriott associates: No
Residencial: 20% on Food only
- What is the largest party size I can book at IGNIV?
The biggest table size we have can accommodate up to 8 persons. Groups larger than 8 people will be required to sit on a separate table in the same area.