Meet Singaporean chef Barry Quek, the mastermind behind Michelin-starred restaurant Whey. Photos: Nicholas Wong Sixteen Photography
Meet Singaporean chef Barry Quek, the mastermind behind Michelin-starred restaurant Whey. Photos: Nicholas Wong Sixteen Photography
Hong Kong

Inside chef Barry Quek’s culinary vision for Whey in Hong Kong: the contemporary European fine dining restaurant with Singaporean influences earned its first Michelin star in 2022

  • Quek cut his teeth at Singaporean outposts of French restaurants Joël Robuchon and Les Amis before opening Beet and the hawker-style Return of Lemak at Basehall in Hong Kong
  • Then came Whey in May 2021, which serves surprising dishes like durian ice cream with caviar – and champions sustainability through using local and seasonal produce too

Meet Singaporean chef Barry Quek, the mastermind behind Michelin-starred restaurant Whey. Photos: Nicholas Wong Sixteen Photography
Meet Singaporean chef Barry Quek, the mastermind behind Michelin-starred restaurant Whey. Photos: Nicholas Wong Sixteen Photography
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