Tim's Thai opened in April 1984
- the first Thai restaurant in Gainesville,
and possibly the first in North Central Florida.
Vaitip “Tim” is from Bangkok, Thailand.
He has a degree in Accounting from Assumption Commercial College in Bangkok
and a degree in Hotel/Restaurant Management from Paul Smith's College in upstate New York.
Fe “Fay” is a Registered Nurse from the Philippines.
She worked in New York City as a Head nurse in Pediatric ICU and as a Utilization Review Nurse.
They both worked at Shands Hospital in Gainesville prior to opening Tim's Thai.
Thank you for visiting, and to all our customers,
we thank you for your patronage!