Learning a lot from the local Chinese masters, from the owners of amazing restaurants like Seventh Son, Kin’s Kitchen, Danny from the chairman. She didn’t work for many people and her influences comes from everything she encounters. American chefs were very important to her, as it was her first entry point, so Eric Ripert, David Chang, Roy Choi, etc were all great influences. Gelinaz! Does Upper-Austria - dishes were deconstructed, dismantled and reinterpreted to make a creation… “I went with a very open heart because I knew it wasn’t about perfecting dishes. It was being experimental and collaborative and all this story should reflect on the plate. I feel quite comfortable about myself and it’s nice to work with very individualistic amazing chefs that need to respect each other and consider others in creating something truly original and collaborative” explains May Chow May Chow was named Asia’s Best Female Chef 2017. The prestigious award is part of the Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants programme, sponsored by S.Pellegrino & Acqua Panna.
166 - WG September 2017
Published on Sep 12, 2017