Uwe Opocensky with his matcha dessert at Restaurant Petrus, Island Shangri-La, Admiralty. Photo: SCMP / Jonathan WongUwe Opocensky with his matcha dessert at Restaurant Petrus, Island Shangri-La, Admiralty. Photo: SCMP / Jonathan Wong
Uwe Opocensky with his matcha dessert at Restaurant Petrus, Island Shangri-La, Admiralty. Photo: SCMP / Jonathan Wong

‘Nobody gave me a chance’: how chef Uwe Opocensky eventually succeeded in Hong Kong

  • The globetrotting German recalls stints at El Bulli, in Spain, Mosimann’s, in London, and Krug Room in Hong Kong
  • Opocensky almost didn’t make it to Asia, but was given a break by the Aberdeen Marina Club and has never looked back
Topic |   Food and Drinks
Uwe Opocensky with his matcha dessert at Restaurant Petrus, Island Shangri-La, Admiralty. Photo: SCMP / Jonathan WongUwe Opocensky with his matcha dessert at Restaurant Petrus, Island Shangri-La, Admiralty. Photo: SCMP / Jonathan Wong
Uwe Opocensky with his matcha dessert at Restaurant Petrus, Island Shangri-La, Admiralty. Photo: SCMP / Jonathan Wong
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