- About the Author
Sensations: A Tasting Menu of Chinese-inspired Flavours is a showcase of award-winning Chef Sam Leongs creativity and inspiration, as he brings Chinese cuisine up yet another level. From serving it Western-style in individual portions, to creating a whole experience, invoking not only the taste buds, but the total sensory pleasure of sight, smell, and touch, he creates fabulous dishes in small portions to showcase the best of modern Chinese cuisine.
With 26 years of culinary expertise, Sam Leong has served world famous public figures such as Minister Mentor Lee Kuan Yew, former US presidents George Bush and Bill Clinton including Queen Elizabeth II of England. Trained in culinary arts by his father, a Malaysian Chef well known for his shark’s fin dishes, Chef Leong has come a long way.
His list of accolades includes being named Best Asian Ethnic Chef of the Year at World Gourmet Summit Awards of Excellence in 2001, 2002 and 2004 and Executive Chef of the Year and Chef of the Year in 2005. He was also named Chef of the Year at the Hospitality Asia Platinum Award (HAPA) in 2006 and 2007. In 2008, Chef Leong was awarded the Five Star Diamond Award and was recognized as one of the finest chefs worldwide in the American Academy of Hospitality Sciences and another award in 2009 – Asian Cuisine Chef of the Year “regional” by the World Gourmet Summit, Singapore.
Cover Type: Paperback
Page Count: 200
Year Published: 2011