After 14 years of pioneering and heading the culinary team at the then-Club Chinois, Chef Ken Ling now oversees the kitchens of the swanky TungLok Heen located at Resorts World Sentosa and Tóng Lè Private Dining at the historical landmark of Collyer Quay, revolving OUE Tower.
Spanning an impressive culinary career of more than 30 years, Chef Ken is known for his passion and creativity in both Modern Chinese as well as Authentic Chinese cuisine. His efforts and perseverance had helped Club Chinois garner several accolades and awards, which included the World Gourmet Summit Asian Ethnic Restaurant of the Year Award in 2002. At the Singapore Gourmet Hunt Awards in 2005 and 2006, Club Chinois was awarded the Best Dish award and the Most Popular Restaurant award respectively. It was also named the ‘Most Innovative F&B Concept’ in the Hospitality Asia Platinum Awards Singapore Series 2006/07. Chef Ken was also instrumental in contributing towards Club Chinois’ recognition in 2008 as the first restaurant in Singapore to be honoured with the coveted “International Five-Star Diamond Award” by the New York-based American Academy of Hospitality Sciences. In September 2011, Chef Ken led Chinois and My Humble House to also receive the ‘International Star Diamond Award’.
Chef Ken Ling also brings his mastery to My Humble House, creating signature dishes that marry traditional Chinese cuisine with Modern influences. At the WGS Awards of Excellence 2010, My Humble House Singapore, was awarded “Vismark Asian Restaurant of the Year”. This follows the previous award of “Luzerne Asian Restaurant of the Year 2009” and “Asian Ethnic Restaurant of the Year 2006”.
In April 2007, My Humble House Singapore was honoured with a 94th placing in The World’s 100 Best Restaurants List, published by the UK’s prestigious Restaurant magazine. My Humble House Singapore was one of only two Chinese restaurants to make it to the list.
Under Chef Ken’s leadership, on 28 October 2010, My Humble House was honoured with the Overall Winner of Best Dining Experience Award at the Singapore Experience Awards 2010. In July at the Restaurant Association of Singapore’s Epicurean Star Award 2011, Chef Ken led his team to victory in several categories of the competition - Star Chef Overall Winner; Best Soup; Best Seafood; Best Appetiser (Finalist); Best Meat (Finalist). On 18 November 2011, Chef Ken secured the Gold Award in the Asian Cuisine category at the Hospitality Asia Platinum Awards 2011 – 2012 (Regional Series) Masterchef. In August 2012 at the Restaurant Association of Singapore’s Epicurean Star Award, for the second consecutive year, Chef Ken led his team to their second victory of the Star Chef Overall Winner.
Chef Ken Ling has had the honour of cooking for some of the greatest world leaders and celebrities of his time. These include Singapore’s former President, Mr S R Nathan, Senior Minister Goh Chok Tong, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, U.S. President George W. Bush, former Indonesian President Megawati Sukarnoputri, Hong Kong’s Mr Li Ka-shing and Sir Gordon Y.S. Wu, as well as celebrities Jackie Chan, Stephen Chow and Gong Li.
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Sunday 02 April 2017UNcover a Gourmet Atlas with Chope
Price: $28+ pp entry includes goodie bag with exciting door gifts and discount vouchers
* All gourmet plates $10 each
* Wine, beer & cocktail bars available