Christian Mongendre, owner of Treehouse and partner in the Mana! restaurants in Hong Kong, overcame ADHD and dyslexia to become a chef and a leader of the plant-based food movement. Photo: Christian Mongendre
Christian Mongendre, owner of Treehouse and partner in the Mana! restaurants in Hong Kong, overcame ADHD and dyslexia to become a chef and a leader of the plant-based food movement. Photo: Christian Mongendre
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‘I was a difficult kid’: how a Hong Kong plant-based food movement leader overcame ADHD, dyslexia on his path to success

  • Christian Mongendre, owner of Treehouse and partner in the Mana! restaurants, was born in Hong Kong and raised in France, where he struggled at school
  • After seeing the benefits of going meatless and finding his calling as a chef, he became a driving force in Hong Kong’s plant-based restaurant revolution

Christian Mongendre, owner of Treehouse and partner in the Mana! restaurants in Hong Kong, overcame ADHD and dyslexia to become a chef and a leader of the plant-based food movement. Photo: Christian Mongendre
Christian Mongendre, owner of Treehouse and partner in the Mana! restaurants in Hong Kong, overcame ADHD and dyslexia to become a chef and a leader of the plant-based food movement. Photo: Christian Mongendre
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