Chef Sunny Zie in the kitchen of his current workplace. The 39-year-old spent seven days cooking for anti-government protesters during the siege of Hong Kong Polytechnic University in November 2019. Photo: Courtesy of Sunny Zie Chef Sunny Zie in the kitchen of his current workplace. The 39-year-old spent seven days cooking for anti-government protesters during the siege of Hong Kong Polytechnic University in November 2019. Photo: Courtesy of Sunny Zie
Chef Sunny Zie in the kitchen of his current workplace. The 39-year-old spent seven days cooking for anti-government protesters during the siege of Hong Kong Polytechnic University in November 2019. Photo: Courtesy of Sunny Zie

Hong Kong protests: chef at PolyU siege recalls trauma of cooking for more than 1,000 protesters before being taken to hospital

  • Chef Sunny Zie had about 50 volunteers helping him at first, but numbers dwindled rapidly as the police siege of Hong Kong Polytechnic University went on
  • Initially vowing to stay and cook until the last protester left, emotional problems stemming from sleep deprivation saw him eventually leave in an ambulance

Topic |   Hong Kong protests
Chef Sunny Zie in the kitchen of his current workplace. The 39-year-old spent seven days cooking for anti-government protesters during the siege of Hong Kong Polytechnic University in November 2019. Photo: Courtesy of Sunny Zie Chef Sunny Zie in the kitchen of his current workplace. The 39-year-old spent seven days cooking for anti-government protesters during the siege of Hong Kong Polytechnic University in November 2019. Photo: Courtesy of Sunny Zie
Chef Sunny Zie in the kitchen of his current workplace. The 39-year-old spent seven days cooking for anti-government protesters during the siege of Hong Kong Polytechnic University in November 2019. Photo: Courtesy of Sunny Zie
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