Derek Choong

Real Nyonya Chef


Chef Derek was born in Penang, Malaysia. He started working in the catering industry at the age of 17, and at the age of 23 he was already a sous chef at the Penang Star Club, handling administrative management. At the age of 29, he worked as a chief executive chef at the Red Rock Hotel Penang. In 2014, Derek moved to Hong Kong and opened a small shop " Nyonya Coming " in Sai Ying Pun and Tsuen Wan successively, which was very popular among diners. In recent years, he has participated in many television programs, including VIU TV " Colin's Exotic Recipes " and "Cooking Girls", teaching cooking and sharing experience.


In addition to teaching authentic Nyonya cuisine, Derek also has modern Nyonya fusion menus, which satisfy Hong Kong people's pursuit of fresh and new dishes, and provides his students more diversified choices.

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