The queen of Thai street food, ‘Jay Fai’, emerge winner of the Icon Award for Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants 2021.

The queen of Thai street food, Supinya ‘Jay Fai’ Junsuta, popularly known as ‘Jay Fai’ has been awarded winner of the Icon Award for Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants 2021 this was announced by The World’s 50 Best Awards.

Jay Fai, winner of the Icon Award for Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants 2021.

“I am grateful to be recognised for my hard work and craftsmanship. This is truly the reward of a lifetime for an ordinary chef like me,” says Jay Fai. “But most importantly, I hope everyone can learn from my story that dedication, hard work and patience can help you achieve your goals.”

MCZ gathered, that Jay Fai has over the course of 40 years, being a chef turned her modest restaurant, Raan Jay Fai in Bangkok, into a coveted destination for gourmets, chefs, celebrities and VIPS. Formerly a seamstress, she became a cook after a fire destroyed her home and sewing equipment. With single-minded determination, the self-taught cook mastered Japanese omelettes and later used those techniques to create her signature crab dish.


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