The phenomenon has revolutionised the food industry. Celebrity chefs have come streaming into Hong Kong with the intention of making it big in a city of foodies with matching fat wallets. Taking root.
From local luminaries to international names, check out the best restaurants in Hong Kong helmed by celebrity chefs. New York-style Italian restaurant Carbone is the brainchild of Mario Carbone, who trained with legendary chef Mario Batali, and opened the first branch of the establishment in the US. Cobo House offers all-day dining as well as an exquisite selection of desserts.
Gordon Ramsay may not have a reputation for remaining calm in the kitchen but the notorious hot headed bad boy is being called out by a fellow British superstar chef for his off-screen behavior. And now the boyish-looking food star claims his fellow Brit is envious of his rags-to-riches success. At least I'm here, I came to my opening, right?
Hong Kong — Celebrity chef Jamie Oliver is planning to launch 30 Italian family-style restaurants in Asia, with the first one set to open its doors to his gastronomic followers in Hong Kong early next year. Pinshow told AFP that they are now raising funds for the expansion, which will start with the opening of six restaurants in Hong Kong and Singapore. They plan to roll out another 24 eateries in other parts of the region over the next five years, with China, Japan, Taiwan and Korea among the most likely candidates for location.
Anyone who would presume I would be is misinformed. All it does is put extra pressure on the team when they need to focus. The two chefs are global competitors, with each vying to outdo the other in setting up competing chains of restaurants.
For the past 20 years, Britain's Jamie Oliver has been one of the most visible celebrity chefs on food television. Oliver's climb to fame began with his program The Naked Chef when he was just 24 years old. Oliver's friendly, casual style is said to have inspired British men to cook and led to multiple television programs, cookbooks and eventually a restaurant empire.
Host Flora Cheung will start each minute show shopping for fresh ingredients in the city's famous wet markets, undressing once she is back in the privacy of her studio kitchen, the South China Morning Post reported. Cheung, who admits she has never worked in a restaurant kitchen, said she hopes the risque show will draw more men into the kitchen. The first episode is set to air later this month.
From Yahoo news : 'Naked chef' to debut on Hong Kong adult channel. Chio leh! I dun mind learn cooking from her!
The subject who is truly loyal to the Chief Magistrate will neither advise nor submit to arbitrary measures. Flora Cheung, 26, may not be a professional chef, but that won't stop her from launching a new cooking show in Hong Kong that promises to leave nothing to the imagination. Making its debut on the Ice Fire channel, the show follows Cheung as she shops for ingredients in the city's famous wet markets, then returns to the studio and strips naked before donning her custom-made transparent plastic apron to finish preparing the meal.