Canton-born Chef Chan Chen Hei is one of the most well-known Chinese masterchefs in Singapore. He recently opened his own restaurant, Chef Chan's Cantonese Cuisine, at SAFRA Toa Payoh Club. The elegant restaurant serves flavoursome favourites and has been highly popular with food lovers from near and far.
Having worked as Executive Chef of The Pan Pacific Hotel Singapore's Hai Tien Lo Restaurant for more than a decade, Chef Chan has garnered many accolades for his top-notch Cantonese cuisine. As a young boy, he moved to Hong Kong with his family and later at 13, began his culinary journey as a kitchen helper. After working as a 'steamcook' in Wanchai Restaurant in Hong Kong, he worked his way through several well-known restaurants. He then came to Singapore to work as second chef at The Summer Palace Restaurant and Head Chef at The Fragrant Blossom Restaurant before joining Hai Tien Lo in 1988.
The father of two sons, Chef Chan has cooked for many prominent personalities, appeared on television and radio and been featured in newspapers, magazines and books. The chef is also an avid collector of rare and priceless Chinese antiques and artefacts, many being food-related. His unique collection is being showcased at his charming restaurant.
Restaurant Website: www.chefchanrestaurant.com.sg