Culinary Arts

Deli provides quality at a discount

Pacific Gourmet on the 12th floor is a wholesale gourmet delicatessen specialising in premium-grade meat and seafood from Australia and Norway. The deli also stocks a unique range of gourmet accompaniments and wines from around the world.

Wednesday, 5 May, 2010, 12:00am

An expert in cooking, traditions and matrimony of Vietnam - and he's French

One of Vietnam's top chefs is in town this week. The thing is he isn't Vietnamese, at least not by birth. In all other respects, Didier Corlou (pictured) is practically a native.

5 May 2009 - 12:00am

Hotel seeks chef with varied tastes

Cook up a great resume and get ready for an exciting culinary career with a major hotel to help enhance a 'legendary tradition'.

The Excelsior Hong Kong is inviting experienced chefs to apply for the challenging yet rewarding position of executive chef.

'The kitchen department is a key component in the hotel's business mix,' general manager Amanda Scott said.

23 Feb 2008 - 12:00am

Open invitation to a fair for all

Star chefs will converge on Macau to spice up world-class event showcasing fine wine and gourmet food

Macau's fast-growing reputation as a premier dining, entertainment and convention and exhibition centre looks set to step up another notch when Wine & Gourmet ASIA 2007 makes its debut from November 6 to 10.

31 Oct 2007 - 12:00am

Top food guide's flavour of the month

While the legitimacy of private kitchens remains a sensitive and ambiguous issue in Hong Kong, they have already gained international fame by being named a top culinary choice in Lonely Planet's latest world food guidebook.

3 Mar 2003 - 12:00am

Food for thought

There's a great food journal published by the University of California Press in association with the International Association of Culinary Professionals and the American Center for Wine, Food and the Arts. Gastronomica: The Journal Of Food And Culture, made its debut in February.

17 Aug 2001 - 12:00am

Chefs fly in as food festival takes off

Hong Kong is not known for its decent food at affordable prices, so the Lan Kwai Fong Food Festival is a marvellous opportunity to show your taste buds some respect for a change.

The Va Bene restaurant has flown in culinary maestros, and food fanatics turned out in force for a gala dinner to mark the visit of one such chef, Grazia Casa, to its kitchens for a week.

18 Mar 1996 - 12:00am

Food arts to get more local input

LOCAL food experts with international experience will soon play an important role in the culinary scene in Hong Kong and the mainland, a culinary arts educationist says.

Alex Hehmeyer, president and chief executive officer of the California Culinary Academy, was in Hong Kong last month to open a regional office.

14 Sep 1995 - 12:00am

Gourmets enjoy feast once again

GOURMETS can once again look forward to sampling all the delights that accompany Hongkong's well-known status as the culinary heart of Asia..

The annual Hongkong Food Festival brings into sharper focus the huge variety of cuisines offered by the territory's hotels and restaurants throughout the year, and there is something to suit every taste and budget.

12 Mar 1993 - 12:00am

Territory has fine reputation

HONGKONG is renowned throughout the world as the culinary heart of Asia.

This reputation stems as much from the territory's exciting variety of restaurants for all pockets and tastes as from the extraordinary talent displayed by Hongkong's dedicated chefs.

12 Mar 1993 - 12:00am