Executive Chinese Chef
Justin Tan, a native of Zhanjiang, Guangdong Province, has studied various classic Chinese cuisines and is particularly accomplished in Cantonese, in which he is very particular about ingredients, cooking temperatures and techniques. Chef Tan has more than 30 years' culinary experience and his deep knowledge and skill played a key role in leading his team being awarded three Michelin stars for two consecutive years while he was at its helm as executive chef. As well, when Tan was executive chef of one restaurant achieved a coveted One Diamond in the Black Pearl Restaurant Guide six years in a row.
Chef Tan is focused on product quality and is passionate about sourcing the best natural ingredients, while also exploring innovative interpretations of traditional dishes. Chef Tan adheres to his vision of creating dishes that are "rough around the edges, yet remarkably approachable, allowing the simplicity to shine through." This distinctive aesthetic, concept of simplicity and zen-like elegance from the elevated culinary art that he performs.