Michelin Star Putting Hong Kong Soya Chicken on the Map

Hong Kong Soya Sauce Chicken Rice and Noodle employs only three people including the star chef Chan Hon Meng. Working out of a Singapore food court in the heart of the Chinatown Complex, this one-dish kitchen is now the first Michelin-starred food stall in the world. Behind an austere stainless steel front, Chan works 17 hours a day plating soya sauce-braised chicken–a Chinese import–onto a bed of rice or noodles. Along with someone manning the register and another to keep an eye on roasting chickens, this three-man team commands lines that can take hours to resolve. Hunched over a large wooden cutting board, Chan takes the lead and chops the braised chicken for eager customers while the queue grows.

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Meet Michelin Chef Eric Ripert

If your vision of Eric Ripert is a severe, white-clad, toque-wearing chef glaring at underperforming assistants in the kitchen, you are seeing only the public face of this supreme chef. To know Chef Eric, take a trip into his personal history. His culinary roots reach deep into French soil and his passion was ignited there as well.

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Meet Alain Ducasse, The Chef and His Thoughts

You have heard of the five-star hotel and the three-star restaurant, then meet Alain Ducasse to get more about these accolades. The 59-year old, Alain Ducasse, is a French chef who owns 23 restaurants in seven countries, which include two in London and 20 Michelin stars. Besides, Ducasse has written many cookbooks, runs many cookery schools, and in 2015, he created a menu for the International Space Station.

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Pub Dreams for Michelin Chefs and Brothers

You wouldn’t normally associate Michelin-starred chefs, famous for French cuisine, with pub fare, but that will soon be the case for Essex-born brothers Jeff and Chris Galvin. If fact, the pair has set an impressive goal of opening a chain of as many as 20 pubs over the next five years.

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An Interview with Tom Kitchin, Michelin Chef

Born in Edinburgh, Scotland, Tom Kitchin is the youngest chef to be awarded a Michelin Star. While he trained with some of the top chefs worldwide, he made his own mark on the restaurant industry in 2006 after opening up his restaurant The Kitchin.

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Michelin-star Chef James Noble on Carbon Free Cooking

We recently had the opportunity and honor of meeting Michelin Chef James Noble and discussing Carbon Free cooking. Alennta Hua Hin Resort and Spa continues to push the boundaries of sustainability that offers guests, luxury with a green flavor – a key reason why the resort was recently named the Best Sustainable Hotel (Thailand) at the prestigious International Hotel Awards.

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The Michelin Star Classification System

Travel and dining have become increasingly popular entertainments—holidays abroad or a night out on the town can be an excellent way to spend time with family and friends or discover your world on your own. But how do you know the best places to go? If you’re new in town, just visiting, or looking to explore something new, how can you ensure a quality experience?

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Michelin Starred Chefs in the News

The Michelin guide awards stars to some of the best restaurants and chefs around. Michelin starred chefs are some of the most innovative and exciting in the field. Find out what top chefs are doing in your area with the Michelin chef news roundup.

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Female Michelin Chefs making up less then 1% of Michelin Starred Chefs

In recent years, women have continued to make their mark in professions that had previously been dominated by men. However, there is still a large discrepancy when it comes to chefs, particularly chefs that have received stars in the Michelin Guide, a series of annual guide books that have been published for more than one century. For example, the Michelin Red Guide is considered to be the best-known and oldest reference guide for restaurants and hotels throughout Europe. There are also Michelin guides that cover a large portion of the world.

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Meet three Michelin star Chef, Clare Smyth

Clare Smyth was completely surprised by her MBE appointment. In an interview with Elite Travel, Smyth says she was delighted by the honor, and the appointment was extremely welcome. Unlike Michelin stars, which must be won every year, an MBE is an honor she gets to keep. It is recognition from her country.

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