Mr. M. Puntar was living by the paddy fields in the Northeast of Thailand. (Ubon Ratchathani Province). Around 1968 Mr. Puntar became a member of the "Bangkok Officer Open Mess" in the Chao Phraya Hotel in Bangkok.
His position was an assistant cook. Here he learned the basics of being a good chef. In 1974 he applied for working in England to work with "Trust House Forte Hotel LTD;".
By September 1974 he was able to come to England to work at the "Imperial Hotel" in Jorquay Devon. This was his first job abroad as a Chef.
After two months, he transferred to work at the "Kensington Close Hotel" in central London as a sauce chef. During his time there he was able to work with differrent tools and learnt different skills. In 1977, He filled out an application form to go work at " Intercontinental Hotel", Park Lane. His application was accepted. His position was a Demi Chef de Party. After one year, he was promoted to a chef de party.
By July 1987, He was able to receive an "Outstanding Employee Award." Because of his hard work. He was promoted to a sus chef. This meant having responsibility and teamwork. He worked at Intercontinental Hotel for sixteen years.
Throughout his time there he was perfecting his cooking. During September 1992, He decided to start his own business.
In 1993, He resigned from "Intercontinental Hotel" to open what is now known as "Esarn Kheaw Thai Restaurant LTD". Till this day, Mr. M. Puntar has never forgotten his old colleagues and thanks them for giving him experience to open his own Thai Restaurant.