Luxury boutique hotel brand 137 Pillars Suites & Residences has appointed Maxim Baile as the executive chef at 137 Pillars Suites & Residences.

With 15 years of experience, he brings a dynamic, innovative energy and is expected to usher in a new era of gastronomy at their properties. Originally from France, Chef Baile honed his skills in a variety of international locations including Scotland, Mauritius, Denmark, French Polynesia, Kazakhstan, and now Thailand.

Prior to joining 137 Pillars Suites & Residences he was chef culinary instructor at Le Cordon Bleu Culinary Institut Paris, Bangkok. Before that Baile was the executive chef of the World Hotel Saltanat in Almaty, Kazakhstan, and its fine dining restaurant Provino. He has also worked at five-star Rixos Hotel.

Previous positions also include the Michelin-starred restaurant and hotel Chateau De Norieux.

“Taking over the culinary reins at 137 Pillars Suites & Residences marks a new beginning in a country that truly inspires me, says Baile, adding,

“I love cooking with fresh ingredients, and Thailand has some of the best in the world available all year round. I am looking forward to bringing the present excellent on-site dining options to the next level.”