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Michael Smith

general-advice, kiwi-chef, recipe-development
Chef Michael is the partner & founder of Café Bar & large Restaurant in Guangzhou China. He is also the senior manager of Europe’s largest wine merchants. He is passionate advocate of ‘local is best’ and supporter of business in harmony with the community & that work should be a pleasure & fun to benefit owners, staff, customers & communities. He believes that business should be ethical and contribute to a better environment. That god is in the detail & what makes the difference between good & great is merely caring about things.
HARD DATA
Location
Guangzhou
Current Position
Freelance Chef
Experience
36 years
NZ EXPERIENCE
Kiwi Chef
SOFT DATA
STRENGTHS/ACHIEVEMENTS
-Competition judge at annual global young chefs competition
-Food ingredients and wine expert with senior manager experience London’s largest wine and luxury food businesses
-Qualified Wine expert / good training and openings experience
-Chef / proprietor / trainer in restaurants and hotels uk nz china
-Set up chinas first western hospitality school training program
-Classical training to Michelin level and happy with most styles of cooking particularly seafood
-Winner best fishmonger uk
GET IN TOUCH

Email: Angel.Zhong@ntze.govt.nz
Wechat: chefco2020

OUR OFFICE

Shanghai
Huaihai Lu 1375, 12A
淮海中路1375号启华大厦12A

Chefco is an initiative of New Zealand Trade and Enterprise
Chefco是新西兰贸易发展局主办的项目




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Chefco是由闻语公司创建并激活的概念