Easter Cupcakes on TVB!

March 22nd, 2013 | Posted by greg in Classes & Demo | Daily life... - (6 Comments)
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A week ago, it was my son Clement who was on TVB, eating cupcakes glutinously. On Saturday night, 23rd of March, it’s my turn, but nothing for me to indulge with as I was busy making Easter cupcakes on the show! The tricky part wasn’t really to make the cupcake, but to come up with … 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

Amazing Wood Fire Baking

February 11th, 2013 | Posted by greg in Classes & Demo | Daily life... - (4 Comments)
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This is easily one of the best baking day I’ve had in a very long time… Several months ago, my friend Ping from Zen Organic Farm showed me plans to build a brand new brick oven, I thought I was dreaming… Have a look here to see the photos of the building process. We are … Read more

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Last week we had the chance to hold a wine dinner in collaboration with L’Ambroise (Paris), a fairly well known restaurant holding several Michelin stars… For the occasion, legendary chef Bernard Pacaud had his son Mathieu working with us and had designed a superb menu for the evening. While the menu was designed by Chef … Read more

To WOM it may concern: It was Stollen!

December 20th, 2012 | Posted by greg in Daily life... - (9 Comments)
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Like with most things in life, there are moments where you feel the passion within and the genuine interest in matters. At times, when writers come to visit us to learn about a certain topic, I feel like it almost turns to boredom for them, no matter how exciting we try to make it, maybe … Read more

Gold & White Christmas Media Party 2012

December 12th, 2012 | Posted by greg in Daily life... - (0 Comments)
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Christmas is the time where we also thank our friends from the media world for their support all year long. Similarly to last year, we held our party by the pool where we served miniature main courses, canapes and a foie gras station pairing with a tasting of our Sauternes. From the sweet side, this … Read more

2013 Hong Kong Michelin guide is out!

December 4th, 2012 | Posted by greg in Daily life... - (6 Comments)
Vincent Thierry & Chan Yan Tak during Michel Roux visit last month.

And we retained our 3 stars in both, Caprice and Lung King Heen!!! This is such an achievement for the Chefs and for our teams and trust me, the pressure we keep at work to remain to the top is far bigger than trying to reach the stars. I always like to think that getting … Read more

Hong Kong Tatler Best Pastry Chef 2013

November 27th, 2012 | Posted by greg in Daily life... - (16 Comments)
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There was never and there still isn’t a day where my team let me down. To receive such an award and recognition from the well-regarded Hong Kong Tatler is a true honor, a kind of achievement accomplished over so many late nights and early mornings during the past 20 years of my career, including 8 … Read more

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I wouldn’t know where to start with the unbelievable lifelong passion Chef Michel Roux has under his belt. The list is so long that you may want to read his wikipedia profile, and please be seated and ready to be blown away – Michel Roux is nothing short of a living legend. As a pastry … Read more

Organic salads in New Territories

This morning I chocked on my croissant when I came across that article from the South China Morning Post. Without even starting to debate on local and organic food, which is what the article is all about, I found way too easy to stigmatize Hong Kong new-born organic scene with the stereotype “urbanites in search … Read more

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The spiciness and sour cherry-like flavor of the Ghana 68% chocolate Nyangbo blends beautifully with our new malted caramel ice cream… With these mellow flavors, I thought Meyer Lemon would be a pretty nice fit – as a curd and freshly grated! And because I can ( LOL ) I dropped a nice spoon of … 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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I am not sure if Earth started turning the other way around yesterday, but this is how it felt every time we dug another hole to plant dragon fruit trees. On that Saturday, which happened to be Tuen Ng festival otherwise known as dragon boat festival, we joined the efforts of Ping, Joey and their … Read more

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