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From February 9, 2024 to February 21, 2024
May Chow is the Canadian-born, Hong Kong-based chef founder of Little Bao and Happy Paradise with a reputation for creating unexpected Chinese flavour twists, mixing fine-dining techniques and traditional local ingredients. Happy Paradise was named Tatler’s Best 20 Restaurants in Macau and Hong Kong 2019 and 2020, Time Magazine’s World’s Greatest Places 2018, and selected in the World’s 50 Best Discovery list. The success of both restaurants has propelled her onto the global food scene where she is widely considered one of the most dynamic and respected culinary figures.
Chef May was awarded Asia’s Best Female Chef in 2017 by the World’s 50 Best and has appeared on popular TV programmes such as Anthony Bourdain’s Parts Unknown, MasterChef Asia, MasterChef UK, and Top Chef, and was a speaker at the Melbourne Food & Wine Festival. She has also been featured in international media such as BBC, CNN, Vogue, Forbes, Food & Wine, The Food Network, Eater, and more. Chef May is on the board of Eat Forum, Save Hong Kong F&B and is an outspoken supporter for LGBTQ rights, diversity and female empowerment.
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