Hong Kong-born DeAille Tam is executive chef and co-founder of Obscura in Shanghai. She was recently awarded Asia’s Best Female Chef 2021 by Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants. Photo: Obscura Hong Kong-born DeAille Tam is executive chef and co-founder of Obscura in Shanghai. She was recently awarded Asia’s Best Female Chef 2021 by Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants. Photo: Obscura
Hong Kong-born DeAille Tam is executive chef and co-founder of Obscura in Shanghai. She was recently awarded Asia’s Best Female Chef 2021 by Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants. Photo: Obscura
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Asia’s Best Female Chef 2021 DeAille Tam on winning the award, her Michelin star and why ‘food is edible art’

  • Tam initially studied to be a civil engineer, but switched to the culinary life after cooking for her friends at university revealed where her true passion lay
  • She won a Michelin star in 2018 working with Alvin Leung of Bo Innovation and is now executive chef and co-founder of Obscura in Shanghai

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Hong Kong-born DeAille Tam is executive chef and co-founder of Obscura in Shanghai. She was recently awarded Asia’s Best Female Chef 2021 by Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants. Photo: Obscura Hong Kong-born DeAille Tam is executive chef and co-founder of Obscura in Shanghai. She was recently awarded Asia’s Best Female Chef 2021 by Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants. Photo: Obscura
Hong Kong-born DeAille Tam is executive chef and co-founder of Obscura in Shanghai. She was recently awarded Asia’s Best Female Chef 2021 by Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants. Photo: Obscura
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