Duangporn “Bo” Songvisava graduated from Le Cordon Bleu with a master’s in Gastronomy and has since received numerous accolades, including a Michelin Star and the title best Thai Chef from Thailand (2019). Known for pushing the boundaries of the culinary arts through uncompromisingly delicious and premium-quality plates, she and her husband Dylan Jones have been taking Thai cuisine to the next level at their Michelin-starred restaurant Bo.Lan (yes, it got a spot on Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants List too). Stay tuned; soon she will teach you how to create delicious Thai dishes at home with a unique ‘Thai Cuisine’ masterclass.
Dave Pynt is the chef-patron of Burnt Ends, a modern Australian barbecue restaurant in Singapore that has established itself as one of Asia’s most exciting places to dine (ranked No.14 on Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants List). Dave, known as the maestro that combines luxury ingredients with wood-fire cooking, has worked with culinary heavyweights René Redzepi (Noma) and legend Tetsuya Wakuda (Tetsuya’s and Waku Ghin), among others. A year after winning Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants Chef’s Choice Award (2017), his restaurant Burn Ends received its Michelin star and has held it since. Dave will transform you into a Gourmet BBQ chef yourself with his upcoming masterclass on Cheflix!
Learn to cook royally with the renowned 'Royal chef' Darren McGrady. In the 1980s, he worked at the prestigious Savoy Hotel in London and quickly became Chef-de-partie Saucier. His style of cooking caught the eye and this did not go unnoticed by the Royal Household. In 1982, he moved to the Royal Kitchen at Buckingham Palace, where he cooked for the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh and their guests for many years. After 11 years, he went to work at Kensington Palace as private chef to Princess Diana, William and Harry. So if anyone knows what Royal cooking is all about, it's Darren. In his masterclass, he shares the favourite dishes of the British royal family and teaches you how to cook a royal dish at home.
In the Netherlands, the name Jonnie Boer is synonymous with De Librije. This Dutch 3 Michelin starred restaurant has been led by Jonnie and his wife Thérèse for over 30 years. It is lauded for its innovative kitchen, heavily influenced by nature and its seasons. In his masterclass Jonnie will teach you to cook with pure and biological seasonal products and share some of his signature dishes, for which Thérèse will provide matching wine advice.
Considered as one of the greatest Portuguese chefs: José Avillez! His restaurant, Belcanto by José Avillez, was distinguished with two Michelin stars in 2014 – making it the first restaurant in Lisbon to receive two stars. Due to the award, José Avillez became the first Portuguese chef in Portugal with two stars! José, currently the owner of multiple successful restaurants, stands out because of his enterprising spirit and willingness to go one step further. His main focus? To promote Portuguese gastronomy and contribute to making Portugal a top gastronomic destination. We believe he will make it happen.