Chef Sam Sham has worked in nearly 20 different restaurants since 1971, and his passion for traditional Chinese dishes has only grown since.
Ristorante il Teatro’s Chef Nicholas Olivas went from baking at home to mastering the flavours of Italian cuisine in some of the world’s most prestigious kitchens.
Defying family preference for him to become a businessman or a lawyer, this Fresno talent proved that he has what it takes to be a top-tier chef.
Karen Leong went from baking cakes and prepping pastries to flipping larger-than-life burgers – and she couldn’t be happier.
Jerome Torres, is the Filipino pizzaiolo heading up one of Macao’s most addictive pizza parlours, Honest Pizzeria, in Taipa Village.
Set on joining Singapore’s armed forces, this top chef reluctantly pursued a career in the culinary arts only to find himself at the top of his game in Macao.
This Indonesian chef left home at 14 due to financial difficulties, migrated to Hong Kong to become a domestic worker, then built a culinary business in Macao.
Meet the woman heading up one of Macao’s most authentically Thai kitchens, Bualong Izidro of Chiang Rai Kam Ok.
Known for his attention to detail and work ethic, this executive chef manages the Western kitchen at Lisboa Hotels with passion and grit.
Armed with a sociology degree, Robuchon au Dôme’s cold food chef took a chance on herself and followed her culinary dreams.
Nepali chef Dinesh Gharti’s culinary story began at a small restaurant where his mother taught him to cook. He’s come a long way since.
Pedro Almeida shares his culinary journey, from growing up in a farm-to-table family business in Portugal to being executive chef of five restaurants in Macao.
An appetite for authenticity, precision and new challenges has taken respected Chef Tam Kwok Fung from Hong Kong to Thailand to Macao. We learn about his storied career and how he’s elevated Cantonese cuisine to world-class levels.
An early love for desserts led Kathine Kuok down a culinary path that would bring her all the way to Japan, then back again. Learn more about this talented young pastry chef from MGM Macau.
Up-and-coming gastronomy expert Otilia Novo guides young chefs and veterans alike at the Wynn Food and Beverage Academy.
Homegrown Macao chef Jeronimo Reinaldo Calangi dishes on his passion for authentic Macanese cuisine and why he loves cooking in Macao.
Anthony Sousa Tam is one of the top chefs in Shanghai – but his roots are forever planted in his hometown. Meet one of Macao’s most talented culinary representatives in mainland China.