Chef Yeung Koon-yat, aka Ah Yat or the abalone king, at Forum Restaurant in Causeway Bay, Hong Kong. Photo: Dickson Lee Chef Yeung Koon-yat, aka Ah Yat or the abalone king, at Forum Restaurant in Causeway Bay, Hong Kong. Photo: Dickson Lee
Chef Yeung Koon-yat, aka Ah Yat or the abalone king, at Forum Restaurant in Causeway Bay, Hong Kong. Photo: Dickson Lee

Hong Kong’s ‘abalone king’, chef Yeung Koon-yat, on working his way up from sleeping on tablecloths

  • The 88-year-old, also known as Ah Yat, is a co-founder of the three-Michelin-starred Forum Restaurant
  • He traces his path from Guangdong province during the Sino-Japanese war to cooking his signature dish for presidents and royalty

Topic |   Food and Drinks
Chef Yeung Koon-yat, aka Ah Yat or the abalone king, at Forum Restaurant in Causeway Bay, Hong Kong. Photo: Dickson Lee Chef Yeung Koon-yat, aka Ah Yat or the abalone king, at Forum Restaurant in Causeway Bay, Hong Kong. Photo: Dickson Lee
Chef Yeung Koon-yat, aka Ah Yat or the abalone king, at Forum Restaurant in Causeway Bay, Hong Kong. Photo: Dickson Lee
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