What is your full name and age?

Mario (Heinrich) Hofmann  39

What is your current Job Position?

Executive Chef at the Hua Hin Marriot resort and spa

How long have you lived in Hua Hin or been coming to Hua Hin?

Lived here now 1 year, came here the first time 6 years ago, during my time in Bkk. ( 3 years)

What did you know about Hua Hin before you moved here?

A beautiful city known for its unique atmosphere, nice beaches, good place to live and to stay, specially when you have a family as me….And now I know, it is even better than what I have thought!

What do you like most about your profession?

You can be extremely creative, you can talk to people every day from all around the world, you have the “best” food available every day. And here in Hua Hin. I can see the gulf of Thailand every day from my restaurants…. Just amazing

What do you like least about your profession?

Moving/ specially with 2 kids, it is getting difficult.

What do you like most about Hua Hin?


What is your favorite restaurant and why? (Please don’t name your own).

Can not mention here/ because then everybody want’s to go there! Hhahahahahaaaaa…. No I have many! Not only one!

What do you like to do in your free time and why?

Swimming, that’s what I do since 25 years! Eating good food! Have fun with my family!

What would you recommend to new-comers to do in Hua Hin and why?

Rent a car and discover the city! You will see, there is nothing what is not here. Just amazing!

Tell us a surprising fact that the public might not know about you?

I will not tell you… otherwise it is not a surprising fact anymore… 🙂

What is the most outlandish thing you have ever done and why?

I am not an outlandish person. Mostly I plan everything right in advance!


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