Chef’s Talk

Devon Hou – Cobo House

Devon Hou, along with Ray Choi is the Executive Chef of Cobo House. Last year, Cobo House relocated to K11 MUSEA where it has undergone many changes. Transforming from a mid-range, artsy spot in Shek Tong Tsui to an elevated fine dining/art gallery destination. Chef Hou has an impressive culinary background, working in prestigious kitchens such as Amber, L’Atelier de…

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Rajeev Bhasin – Mayfare Group

Having been in the Hong Kong hospitality industry for over 30 years, Rajeev Bhasin is no stranger to the city’s vibrant yet ever-changing dining scene. Bhasin is the founder and managing director of Mayfare Concepts, which among many celebrated restaurants, manages Gaylord, Hong Kong’s oldest Indian restaurant with a history of over 50 years! As well-versed and knowledgeable as Bhasin…

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Harshil Bhasin – Silver Oak Group

“When they dine out, people no longer just look for food, but experiences – they want drama, concept and wild presentation on the plate.”   Based in Hong Kong, Harshil manages 5 restaurants at the Silver Oak Group. He aims to artfully craft distinctive dining and entertainment venues where the creative talents of Hong Kong’s renowned and vibrant F&B professionals…

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Alex Fargas La Paloma

Alex Fargas – La Paloma

Chef Alex Fargas is the Executive Chef and owner of Sai Ying Pun’s popular Spanish hangout La Paloma. Fargas, who is originally from Barcelona, previously headed the operation of acclaimed FoFo by el Willy for eleven years, which sadly shut its doors in early 2021. However, this has allowed Chef Fargas to focus on revamping the “sexy tapas” spot, La…

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Jowett Yu Ho Lee Fook

Jowett Yu

Jowett Yu has a passion for Chinese cuisines. He enriches Chinese cooking with modern techniques and his experience in different cultures. He was the Executive Chef of the beloved quirky Chinese restaurant Ho Lee Fook, and has contributed greatly to modern Cantonese culinary development in Hong Kong. So how does modern Chinese cuisine work with American ingredients? We found out!…

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Delicious USA Chef's Talk | Christian Mongendre TREEHOUSE

Christian Mongendre – Treehouse

Christian Mongendre is one of the most important figures in Hong Kong’s plant-based movement. Having co-founded beloved vegetarian restaurants like MANA! And Founded Home – Eat to Live, Christian has always been ahead of his time creating restaurants that offer healthy, sustainable, and delicious food with a conscience. In 2019, Christian opened TREEHOUSE, a quality-focused vegetarian restaurant offering natural, unprocessed,…

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Delicious USA Chef's Talk | Karisa Cheque Common Abode

Karisa Cheque – Common Abode

Hailing from Brazil, Karisa Cheque began her journey with the newly established hospitality group Common Abode as Head Chef of Club Rangoon, Hong Kong’s first authentic Burmese restaurant. Extending her expertise, she is now Executive Chef for the group, manning two of their three outlets, of which one is the highly-anticipated bar-lounge concept Candour, opening in late June. She’s creating…

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