Wayne Parfitt with wife Andrea and sons Jack (second from right) and Michael outside High Street Grill in Sai Ying Pun, one of some 90 restaurants the family’s Castelo Concepts group runs in Hong Kong and Vietnam. Parfitt has died after losing a battle with cancer. Photo: Bruce Yan

‘Hospitality was in his blood’: tributes for Wayne Parfitt, Australian restaurateur in Hong Kong

  • Larger-than-life Australian who in 1992 opened pizzeria Pepperoni’s in Sai Kung, the first of 90 restaurants in Hong Kong and Vietnam, loses battle with cancer
  • The man behind Jaspas, Oolaa, Piccolo and Wagyu, who brought Krispy Kreme doughnuts to Hong Kong, once said: ‘I’ll never leave. They can bury me in Sai Kung’
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Wayne Parfitt with wife Andrea and sons Jack (second from right) and Michael outside High Street Grill in Sai Ying Pun, one of some 90 restaurants the family’s Castelo Concepts group runs in Hong Kong and Vietnam. Parfitt has died after losing a battle with cancer. Photo: Bruce Yan
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