Is Cantonese fine dining, of which chefs Kwong Wai-keung and Wong Chi-fai (right) cook, in danger of extinction? Photo: K.Y Cheng Is Cantonese fine dining, of which chefs Kwong Wai-keung and Wong Chi-fai (right) cook, in danger of extinction? Photo: K.Y Cheng
Is Cantonese fine dining, of which chefs Kwong Wai-keung and Wong Chi-fai (right) cook, in danger of extinction? Photo: K.Y Cheng
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Can fine-dining Cantonese cuisine survive as old chefs retire, when young ones don’t want to put in the hours?

  • When Kwong Wai-keung of T’ang Court at The Langham hotel retires, his apprentice will replace him – but not all Cantonese fine-dining chefs will be so lucky
  • Fewer young chefs want to put in the time to learn, and to cook, the complex dishes that elevate southern Chinese traditional cuisine

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Is Cantonese fine dining, of which chefs Kwong Wai-keung and Wong Chi-fai (right) cook, in danger of extinction? Photo: K.Y Cheng Is Cantonese fine dining, of which chefs Kwong Wai-keung and Wong Chi-fai (right) cook, in danger of extinction? Photo: K.Y Cheng
Is Cantonese fine dining, of which chefs Kwong Wai-keung and Wong Chi-fai (right) cook, in danger of extinction? Photo: K.Y Cheng
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