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Man Wah, Hong Kong

Hung Chi-Kwong brings almost a quarter of a century of culinary expertise to his role as Chef de Cuisine at Michelin-starred Man Wah in the Mandarin Oriental Hong Kong. Over the years this award-winning chef has worked in almost every position in the kitchen, honing his skills and developing his own unique...  Read More »

Alfredo Russo

From the Italian fine-dining restaurant Dolce Stil Novo in the magnificent 17th century Palace of Venaria in his hometown of Turin to the award-winning Vivaldi by Alfredo Russo in bustling Dubai, holder of Michelin-stars for almost a quarter of a century, Chef Alfredo Russo talks about his ongoing affair...  Read More »

Annie Féolde

Italy’s adopted daughter of gastronomy, Annie Féolde opens up on her secrets to making flavours of ingredients sing on a plate, why there should be much more noise about Italian cuisine, and more. With her twinkling eyes and Chanel baubles, Annie Féolde looks more like a kindly...  Read More »

Ngan Ping Chow – Tapas Molecular Bar, Tokyo

Michelin-starred Ngan Ping Chow hails from Hong Kong, where he honed his celebrated molecular cooking techniques under Mandarin Oriental’s Executive Chef Uwe Opocensky and was head-chef at Hong Kong’s acclaimed One-ThirtyOne restaurant before moving to Japan in 2013 to learn about the country’s...  Read More »

Thierry Marx – Sur Mesure Par Thierry Marx, Paris

Chef Thierry Marx, photographed on June 8th 2016 at the Mandarin Oriental, Paris A native of Paris, Thierry Marx has a well-earned reputation as one France’s most innovative chefs; feted by Gault Millau as their 2016 Chef of the Year, a judge on the French version of Top Chef since 2010, he earned his first Michelin star...  Read More »

Antonio Guida – Seta, Milan

One of Italy’s favourite sons, raised in Puglia, Southern Italy, Antonio Guida has worked at some of the most celebrated Michelin starred establishments, from Pierre Gagnaire’s eponymous restaurant in Paris and Annie Féolde’s Enoteca Pinchiorri in Florence to Don Alfonso on the Amalfi Coast...  Read More »

Tony Lu – Yong Yi Ting, Pudong, Shanghai

It comes as no surprise that when Michelin published their first-ever guide to mainland China in 2017 that it should be for Shanghai; and it is no coincidence that celebrated chef and shanghai native, Chef Tony Lu, should receive a Michelin star for his refined Jiang Nan style cuisine and chic...  Read More »

Carme Ruscalleda – Moments, Barcelona

Not only is Carme Ruscalleda the only woman in the world to hold a total of seven Michelin stars but this culinary queen is self-taught; opening her first restaurant with husband Toni Balam, in the Catalan town of Sant Pol de Mar back in 1988 – a restaurant that has held three Michelin stars...  Read More »

Nobuyuki Matsuhisa

With restaurants on five continents, Chef Nobu has partnered with the iconic Le Royal Monceau – Raffles Paris to open the first Matsuhisa restaurant in France Nobuyuki is undoubtedly a member of an elite circle of chefs who are acclaimed across the globe; and is renowned for...  Read More »

Scuderia Mellino

Two Michelin stars, successful restaurants in Amalfi & London; once again Chef Antonio Mellino picks up the cudgel as he takes over the kitchen at Amici in Abu Dhabi’s iconic Yas Viceroy Hotel located at the heart of the Yas Circuit during this years Abu Dhabi F1 Grand Prix. Hailing...  Read More »