Bernd Schillig started his cooking career in Germany at the age of 17 before moving to England, Thailand, Singapore and Indonesia where he held positions as Executive Chef in various 5 star hotels and resorts. During this time he cooked for presidents, Hollywood actors and sports stars, foreign dignitaries and royalty including the late Princess Diana and HM the King of Thailand.
Ocean 11, a 60 year old beach front property in the heart of Bangrak Beach, opened in 2007 in the birth house of his wife after extensive renovations of both exteriors and interiors. Apart from seating 25 or so diners, Ocean Residence also offers 4 well-appointed suites for the discerning traveler.
Bernd is supported by a team of 10 cooks and service staff and the restaurant has gained many accolades for its outstanding cuisine, ambiance and service, including the coveted Thailand Tatler Best Restaurant Awards every year since 2008 until today.