Sunday, October 12, 2008

Chan Tung

Chan Tung , Hong Kong’s famous chef, was born in Puning, Guangdong. He was famous for teaching cooking in the .

Chan learnt cooking in his father’s restaurant since he was 10 years old. However, he did not gain any special treatment. In contrary, his father was particularly strict to Chan’s performance. Based on the fundamentals of Chiuchow cuisine, he created many special cuisines and wrote books concerning about herb and soup.

Chan also promoted his cooking skills to entertainment field. He hosted as consultant in Stephen Chow’s film, God of Cookery. He also cooperated with Stephen Au and to host a housewife TV programme in the Asia Television.

In 2001, Chan died of at the age of 47.

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