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Looking for Food Inspo? Here Are 6 Famous Asian Chefs You Should Follow on Instagram
by: The Beat Asia
September 03, 2021
Do you spend too much time scrolling over new recipes to try and craving for appetizing food snaps on Instagram? We’ve got you covered! Here’s a list of some of the most famous Asian chefs with mouthwatering recipes and excellent culinary skills you should check out.
Bee Satongun (@chefbeepasterestaurants)
One of the best female Asian chefs you should follow on Instagram is Bee Satongun. She is the ambassador of renewed Thai cuisine for her impressive creations, techniques, and authentic flavors.
Satongun is the owner of Michelin-starred Paste Bangkok Thai Restaurant, which recently opened another branch in Laos. Her avid followers love her Instagram photos featuring traditional Thai foods, royal Thai recipes, and even her dining experiences from all over the world.
David Chang (@davidchang)
Founder of Momofuku Noodle Bar in New York City, David Chang is one of the Asian chefs you should follow on Instagram. Chang bagged numerous recognitions including Esquire’s Most Influential People in the 21st Century and was the first chef to get featured on PBS television show. His cookbook Momofuku is a New York Times bestseller.
Because of his innovative take on cuisine, Chang has been credited for the rise of modern Asian cooking by sharing his culinary insights on Instagram and podcasts. He is also one of the producers of Netflix’s original documentary, Ugly Delicious.
Vikas Khanna (@vikaskhannagroup)
Celebrity Chef Vikas Khanna is one of the Asian chefs you should follow on Instagram because of his remarkable and inspiring journey. His rags-to-riches stories made him “India’s favorite chef.”
At present, Khanna is based in New York where he is thriving as a cookbook writer and filmmaker. He has been featured on different TV shows such as MasterChef India, MasterChef Australia, Twist of Taste, Hell’s Kitchen, and The Martha Stewart Show.
One of his most famous dishes is the Kandhari Paneer with a modern twist that earned a Michelin award.
Janice Wong (@janicewong2am)
With more than 59,000 Instagram followers, Janice Wong is a Singaporean chef, culinary stylist and photographer, author, and visionary. She has been named Asia’s Best Pastry Chef in 2013 and 2014.
Wong is famous for her innovative desserts, edible art installations, and unconventional artworks. She is also the brains behind the progressive desserts of Singapore-based 2am: dessertbar.
JP Anglo (@chefjayps)
Filipino chef JP Anglo or also called Chef Jayps is another celebrity Asian chef you should follow on Instagram. Aside from his popular dishes, chef Jayps also posts funny and entertaining content to delight his 206,000 online followers.
Hailing from Bacolod City in the Philippines, Anglo was named Tatler Dining’s Champion for Philippine cuisine in 2020 for his culinary talent. He also owns a popular restaurant in the country, Sarsa, with several branches around Metro Manila.
Richie Lin (@richie_lin)
Hong Kong-born executive chef Richie Lin opened his own gastronomic establishment MUME in Taiwan in 2015. His business offers casual fine-dining dishes using Taiwan’s fresh ingredients cooked with modern European techniques.
Some of the awards he and his creations won are 1 Michelin Star at NUR in Hong Kong, The Michelin Guide 2015, MEMU #18 of 50 Best Restaurants in Asia, Asia‘s 50 Best Restaurant Awards 2018, MUME Highest Climber Award, and Asia’s 50 Best Restaurant Awards 2018, to name a few.
His Instagram feed features photos of palatable recipes and adorable snaps of his three children.
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