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CNA Insider 2019

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My celebrity chef dad didn't want me to be a cook
4 Min

By meWATCH Published: 23 Nov 2019 Audio: English

Sam Leong is the founder of Michelin star restaurant Forest at Equarius Hotel in Singapore, and has cooked for VIPs like Lee Kuan Yew, former US presidents George Bush and Bill Clinton, and Queen Elizabeth II of England. But when his son Joe said he wanted to be a chef too, he got angry. Here’s how Joe stepped away from his dad's Chinese-style cooking and made a name for himself creating amazing desserts at 2am:dessertbar, the Fairmont, InterContinental, The Tippling Club and now V-Zug V Dining. Learn also how Sam’s brush with nose cancer changed their lives.

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