Christopher Kostow is the executive chef at Ensue in Shenzhen, China, and held the same role at the three-Michelin-starred Restaurant at Meadowood, in Napa Valley, California. Photo: Ensue
Christopher Kostow is the executive chef at Ensue in Shenzhen, China, and held the same role at the three-Michelin-starred Restaurant at Meadowood, in Napa Valley, California. Photo: Ensue

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3-Michelin-starred chef on how Chinese food inspires him, ‘clever takes’ that went wrong, and running Shenzhen’s Ensue from the other side of the world

  • Christopher Kostow is executive chef at Ensue, the first restaurant in southern China to make it on the Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants list, which it did this year
  • His three-Michelin-star Meadowood, in California, burnt down in 2020 in a wildfire that was he says was ‘like the apocalypse’

Christopher Kostow is the executive chef at Ensue in Shenzhen, China, and held the same role at the three-Michelin-starred Restaurant at Meadowood, in Napa Valley, California. Photo: Ensue
Christopher Kostow is the executive chef at Ensue in Shenzhen, China, and held the same role at the three-Michelin-starred Restaurant at Meadowood, in Napa Valley, California. Photo: Ensue
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