Chef in the Spotlight – Chef Stéphane Tremblay

We recently visited the Westin Beijing Financial Street to meet with and to interview, their Director of Kitchens, Chef Stéphane Tremblay who hails from Canada. As executive Chef of this 5 star hotel, Stéphane has had over 20 years culinary experience with leading luxury hotels and restaurants. Hospitality industry has taken him from his home […]

Chef in the Spotlight -Chef Edward Lee

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Today’s Chef in the Spotlight, is none other than the Chef who’s famous for winning in the Iron Chef challenge versus José Garces, Chef Edward Lee. Chef Lee was born and raised in New York, had a successful career there, but as fate would have it, his flourishing career would lead him to Louisville, Kentucky […]

Chef in the Spotlight – Chef Steve Allen of Dish & The Delicious Group

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As you might have already heard, The Delicious Group has a new Creative Chef, and this month is set to be full of surprises as the Delicious Group introduces 25 new dishes and opens its ninth cafe at Setia City Mall, Shah Alam. The latest line-up of new dishes was developed by Chef Kasdi Dahari, […]

Chef in the Spotlight – Chef Garth Welsh of The Westin, Kuala Lumpur

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Today’s Chef in the Spotlight, is none other than an accomplished chef, with rugged good looks and a rather shiny C.V. to match. This is Chef Garth Welsh, The Westin Kuala Lumpur’s new Director of Kitchens. He oversees the overall kitchen operations and menu engineering of the six innovative restaurants of this swanky 5star hotel […]

Interview with Chef in the Spotlight, Isadora Chai, of Bistro a Table

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Today’s Chef in the Spotlight is no stranger amongst the gourmands in Kuala Lumpur. She has really taken the local dining scene by storm. Petite and demure, she is famous for being the chef with the “larger than life” personality (and voice), and the force behind that French bistro in Petaling Jaya, known simply as […]

Interview with Chef in the Spotlight – Yeong Yeng Yee of the Hungry Hog

One of the places we like to visit on some weekends, is a cosy little place in Subang Jaya called the Hungry Hog. Just like its namesake, this place specialises in tasty and affordable pork dishes. Long before the Hungry Hog became a cafe, Cumi used to tell me about this website that did online […]

Meeting Rockstar, Executive Chef Mauro Gomez of W Retreat & Spa Maldives

When I first bumped into Chef Mauro Gomez at the W, I thought that he was a bit of a lunatic. No doubt he was good looking and everything, but he also had this huge, shiny cleaver that he took along with him everywhere. I mean, he wore it like an accessory. A large, menacing […]

Chef in the Spotlight – Chef Sven Cepon and the Beef Tartare

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Here is Part 2 and 3 of Chef in the Spotlight – Executive Chef of Sheraton Maldives Full Moon Resort & Spa, Chef Sven Cepon. Chef Sven worked in a number of 5 star hotels in Cyprus and Switzerland for over 5 years, after which he moved to the Maldives in 2008 as Executive Sous […]

Chef in the Spotlight, Chef Sven Cepon of Sheraton Maldives

First couple of days in Maldives, and we are acclimatising to the heat. I mean, Kuala Lumpur is hot and everything, but you ain’t felt nothing yet. The scorching heat on your skin as early as 6am.. no wonder everyone goes around in flip-flops , string bikinis, speedos or shorts. The white linen shirt and shorts that are uniform […]

Interview with Chef Miguel of Ristretto

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Today’s Chef is in the Spotlight, is Chef Miguel who hails from Trujillo, Peru. He used to be the Chef for Diego Maradona’s Football team, which was no easy feat. Listen to his tale, on how he coped with cooking for the big boys! Chef Miguel currently heads the kitchen at Ristretto Cafe in Mont Kiara, […]

Interview with Nyonya Chef, Debbie Teoh

Today’s Chef in the Spotlight is a lovely lady who needs no introduction. She is the affable Chef Debbie Teoh who is famed for being a chef, a  foodie, an author, a food stylist.. basically an accomplished ambassador of Nyonya cuisine and culture. With more than 15 years of experience in the food industry, Chef […]

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