MEET THE CULINARY STARS

Driven by a desire to create memorable experiences, our six Michelin-starred chefs will take to the skies,
alighting in four cities across Asia to collaborate and awe you with a celestial spread.

The Ritz-Carlton’s Michelin-starred Chefs

Cheung Siu Kong

1 Michelin Star
Summer Pavilion
The Ritz-Carlton, Millenia Singapore

Christophe Gibert

1 Michelin Star
La Baie
The Ritz-Carlton, Osaka

Gordon Guo

1 Michelin Star
LAI HEEN
The Ritz-Carlton, Guangzhou

Kenji Fujimoto

1 Michelin Star
Tempura Mizuki
The Ritz-Carlton, Kyoto

Paul Lau

2 Michelin Stars
Tin Lung Heen
The Ritz-Carlton, Hong Kong

Shintaro Miyazaki

1 Michelin Star
Azure 45
The Ritz-Carlton, Tokyo

OUR STAR TALENTS

Meet the remarkable patissiers, chocolatiers and mixologists who shape the
experience into a truly unforgettable journey for the senses

DANIEL KANG

Head Mixologist
The Ritz-Carlton, Osaka

Daniel Kang takes an apothecarian approach to mixology--if the array of fruits, vegetables, herbs and spices he uses are anything to go by. Whether it’s bespoke infusions or rare whiskeys, Kang has something for every refined palate.

KENTARO WADA

Head Bartender
The Ritz-Carlton, Tokyo

Kentaro Wada developed an interest in mixology at just six years old when he experimented with mixing juices. Becoming a bartender was a “dream come true” for Wada, whose award-winning cocktails continue to delight and inspire his guests.

ALAN TAN

Executive Pastry Chef
The Ritz-Carlton, Shenzhen

For Alan Tan, the delicate balance of flavors in a pastry are just as important as the aesthetics. Driven by a genuine love for his craft, Tan’s commitment to excellence is rewarded by each of his guests’ radiant smiles.

RICHARD LONG

Executive Pastry Chef
The Ritz-Carlton, Hong Kong

Richard Long’s vast experience with pastry has given him a keen sense for unorthodox flavour combinations, such as pairing cucumber and honey in sorbet, and chocolate infused with egg tart flavors. With molecular techniques in his repertoire, you will be spellbound by his sweet creations.

JACKAEL HE

Head Bartender
The Portman Ritz-Carlton, Shanghai

In a city that boasts a thriving craft cocktail culture, Jackael He has carved a name for himself by consistently creating innovative concoctions with a touch of Chinese influence. His adventurous palate has him searching for ways to delight you with surprising new ingredients.

OSCAR MENA

Head Mixologist
The Ritz-Carlton, Hong Kong

Oscar Mena cuts an iconic figure behind the bar, with his signature moustache almost as recognizable as his signature drinks. His background in the arts drives him to continue innovating his creations with a mix of traditional and cutting-edge ingredients.

MASATADA HOSOKAWA

Chocolatier
The Ritz-Carlton, Osaka

When you pair an encyclopedic knowledge of chocolate with a passion for perfection, you get the award-winning confections of Masatada Hosokawa. The chocolatier is dedicated to his craft and creating unforgettable memories for those fortunate enough to sample his creations.