The Harvest Feast 2014

April 10th, 2014 | Posted by greg in Charity | Daily life... - (1 Comments)
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Seeing an hail storm falling on Hong Kong, destroying windows and flooding multiple parts of the city is incredibly rare and VERY worrisome when you are just a few days away from the Harvest Feast 2014… It poured all week long, yet, on that Saturday April 5th, the sun gave us one of his most … Read more

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As Foodie Guide called it, it’s “A Cookbook with Heart”  At the end of last year, the cookbook was published under the initiative of Feeding Hong Kong charity. Chefs from Hong Kong, including myself, all coming from different horizon are sharing their recipes in the book. The recipes are nutritious and delicious while keeping the … Read more

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For the past several years, I had a blast pretending to be a fortune teller for the Food and Beverage industry, predicting pseudo trends and dreaming of what would be our industry a year later. It was never meant to be taken to the first degree nor I intended it to be; it was just … Read more

All hail the Quince!

December 19th, 2013 | Posted by greg in Daily life... - (0 Comments)
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Hong Kong is an amazing place for chefs.  We can get virtually anything we want from the fresh produce markets around the world at almost any time of the year.  Yet, it appears like 90% of the imported fresh produce is dictated by our suppliers.  Convenience? Lack of creativity? Laziness from either party? Or simply … Read more

HOFEX 2013 – Hong Kong

May 11th, 2013 | Posted by greg in Daily life... - (0 Comments)
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Done! Four days of HOFEX are finally over… HOFEX is one of these hospitality industry fair where you can virtually find everything and anything you need, ranging from wine to black truffle, passing by incredible machines to break eggs or make odd looking waffles. During the four days, the Culinary Classics features a range of … Read more

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Chef Jonay Armas from The Principal, Chef Matthew Bishop from 22 Ships, representing Chef Jason Atherton, Chef Herve Fucho and myself from Four Seasons came together to cook dinner for the Room to Read Charity.  As Room to Read states it so well on their website “World change starts with educating children”. When you read the facts … Read more

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Last month, my trip to New York was for the launch of the new TASTE by Four Seasons, and although hurricane Sandy tried to stop it, it is now up and running. You can visit it and request ingredients and vote for your favorite dishes! At the original planned date of the event, apples were … Read more

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Could this become a tradition? Could this become a festival where local food would be praised? I can picture the Hong Kong Harvest Festival happening every year during the fall! Nothing less than ALL the chefs from our kitchens walked the stunning gardens of Zen Organic Farm a few weeks ago. Our mission? To harvest … Read more

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On the initiative of a very passionate teacher, Benoit, we were invited to be host of “La Journee du Gout” (The day of taste) at South Island School, in Hong Kong, showcasing authentic taste to about 350 students. When I write ‘We’, that would be Hong Kong’s finest chefs getting together. In the short history … Read more

International Chef’s Day Charity

October 22nd, 2010 | Posted by greg in Charity | Daily life... - (0 Comments)

Like my fellow Chef and friend Andreas alleged right after his speech: “It’s actually a shame we’re doing this only once a year”. And mind you, it’s not about showcasing chefs, but making a whole bunch of children happy. Indeed, at the occasion of the International Chefs Day, the Hong Kong Chef’s Association came once … Read more

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