Malaysia’s original celebrity chef, who has been in the business for 27 years. He’ll give the finalists tips on being a presenter, entertainer and chef, all in one.
“Everybody wants to be a celebrity chef now, but you must have some culinary skills. That gives you credibility as a host,” he said.
A Le Cordon Bleu master chef from Britanny, France, Chef Onno has been in Malaysia for just over a year, and he has already been impressed by our passion for food.
“I think it’s great to have a nation that loves to speak about food, that loves to eat,” he said. “Food is a way of passing down culture, so it’s important to pass it to the next generation.”
The recording artiste and former radio deejay is now also a Le Cordon Bleu-certified chef, and is currently setting up his first restaurant, Whup Whup in Subang Jaya. Liang will be mentoring the finalists throughout the competition, and drawing on his experience as an entertainer and event host to help improve their presentation skills.
The chef of DC Restaurant in Petaling Jaya was clasically trained in Paris, and worked with various restaurants there before coming home. Before that, he worked for 10 years with his father at his restaurant, Dave’s Deli, and will be sharing with the finalists his experiences starting his own restaurant.
He’s one of the country’s most popular and trusted food bloggers, thanks in no small part to his everyman style of food reviewing. He’ll be sharing his tips on how to do a good online food review.