On the evenings of 4th and 5th of September, Chef Kirk Westaway of JAAN by Kirk Westaway in Singapore, awarded 1 Michelin star and no.32 on Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants 2019, joins Chef & Creator Simon Rogan in Hong Kong to curate a 10-course collaborative menu that represents both chefs’ shared culinary ethos for experimental cuisine driven by freshly-foraged produce.
Over the past 25 years, Simon has developed a distinctive and inventive cooking style that has led to worldwide acclaim. Building a culinary destination in Cartmel, in the Lake District of England, Simon opened restaurant L’Enclume in 2002, followed by Rogan & Company in 2008. L’Enclume currently holds two Michelin stars, and Simon Rogan was also named the AA Chef of the Year 2017, holding five AA Rosettes at L’Enclume and three AA Rosettes at Rogan & Company.
Born in a small seaside town in Devon on the Southwest coast of England, famous for its impeccable produce and incredible variety of products, Chef de Cuisine Kirk Westaway has developed an early and deep regard for how premium produce can be such an essential part in transforming a dining experience. His culinary style focuses on creating profiles and techniques that enhance the natural flavours of each unique ingredient. To upkeep JAAN’s philosophy, Chef Kirk continues to pay tribute to nature’s finest produce, seasonality, and the skills of the world’s best gourmet producers.