Chef Raymond Yeung Joins New World Manila Bay Hotel as Executive Chinese Chef
Chef Raymond Yeung joins the New World Manila Bay Hotel family as Executive Chinese Chef of Li Li, the well-renowned Cantonese restaurant recognized in 2017 as one of the Philippines’ Best Restaurants by the prestigious publication, The Philippine Tatler.
Hailing from Hong Kong, chef Raymond’s colorful career spans 27 years in the hospitality industry. He has worked in prestigious hotels and properties in Asia, mostly in his home country, Hong Kong, where he honed his skill in traditional Cantonese cuisine. Prior to joining New World Manila Bay Hotel, chef Raymond was the Executive Chef of Marco Polo Hotel, Ortigas and has previously worked at The Reverie Saigon, where he often prepared dishes for the Chinese Embassy and the President of Vietnam.
His strong background in Cantonese cuisine has earned him the Hong Kong International Culinary Classic Gold Award in 2009. His unique approach to the craft through the application of traditional cooking techniques in modern Cantonese cuisine reflects a style that creates a richly unique identity for Li Li.
“My passion for my craft helps me express my creative side in the kitchen. Developing new dishes, experimenting with unique flavors, utilizing unconventional ingredients, and creating visually-stimulating presentations helps me bring my own personality into Li Li through each dish’ authentic and unique characteristic,” reveals chef Raymond.
As the Executive Chinese Chef for Li Li, chef Raymond will ensure that the restaurant’s quality and standards are maintained by overseeing the consistent implementation of the approved menu and training the culinary team in the preparation and presentation of each and every dish.