Chef Jose Cotes Welcomes Chef Satoru Mugokawa of Sushi Kuu, TV Chef Hilda Leung and Chef Max Levy of Okra To Join Him In Preparing An Unparalleled International Brunch Experience

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    <<4th September, 2017 – Hong Kong>> To the delight of foodies around Hong Kong, the Chef vs. Pan Brunch Series will return this fall with a lineup of impressive collaborations. Following the resounding success of its previous five rounds of international cuisine, this exciting brunch series has captivated the attention and appetite of connoisseurs and brunch-lovers alike. Hosted by La Paloma and their signature 40-inch paella pan, the Chef vs. Pan Brunch Series will feature industry giants such as Chef Satoru Mugokawa of Sushi Kuu, TV Chef Hilda Leung and Chef Max Levy of Okra. Representing a variety of different cultures, each participating chef will bring his or her own flair to the mix.

    On 30 September, guests can sample dishes that reflect a marvelous fusion between Spanish and Japanese cuisine. Over the years, Sushi Kuu’s Executive Chef Satoru Mugakawa has travelled the world to gain experience and to refine the art of Japanese cuisine. Through his desire to unite people over a joint appreciation of beautiful food, Satoru has crafted spaces where guests can enjoy the taste, presentation and atmosphere of a delicious dish. An icon in Hong Kong’s world of sushi, Sushi Kuu is a restaurant that has been lauded for its modern interpretation of traditional Japanese dining. For an unparalleled dining experience, Chef Satoru Mugokawa will prepare an array of Japanese tapas, follow by a secret dish utilizing the 40-inch paella pan.

    A TV chef, TV host, columnist, cookbook author and loving mom, Hilda Leung is someone who has done it all. In the kitchen, Hilda focuses on preparing dishes that exude a healthy and unique cooking style. To further enhance her culinary skills, Hilda has received training in Professional Chinese Cuisine, Chinese Herbal Studies and Professional Bakery & Patisserie over the years. For the Chef vs. Pan Brunch on 28 October, she will work alongside Chef Cotes to prepare a delightful array of dishes and a main utilizing the 40-inch paella pan for guests to enjoy.

    With Chef Max Levy leading Okra, a cozy izakaya that specializes in natural sakes, delicious charcoal grilled small plates and fresh sashimi in Sai Ying Pun, guests are treated to some of the finest Japanese dishes found in Hong Kong. A chef born in New Orleans, Levy has spent time perfecting his craft at New York’s celebrated Sushi Yasuda and at Beijing’s Okra 1949, an establishment he launched in 2013. With a deep artisanal focus, Levy touts the importance of celebrating the location and the people who make the ingredients that he uses. On 18 November, Levy will join La Paloma’s Chef Cotes in preparing a brunch feast that truly represents the best of what Japanese and Spanish cuisine has to offer.

    Bring a glutton’s appetite and your loosest pair of pants because a series of hearty and mouthwatering brunches is coming your way. At La Paloma’s Chef vs. Pan brunch, the menu is priced at HK$348 per person with the option of adding free flow wine from the chef’s region for HK$180. An experience unlike any other, this brunch series presents the best of international cuisine from 12 till 3pm on the selected dates.


    30 September (Sat)

    Chef Satoru Mugokawa, Sushi Kuu,


    28 October (Sat)

    TV Chef Hilda Leung


    18 November (Sat)

    Chef Max Levy, Okra



    Restaurant Contacts

    La Paloma

    Tel – 2291-6161

    Address – 1/F, SoHo 189, 189 Queen’s Road West, Sai Ying Pun, Hong Kong

    Email – info@lapaloma.hk

    Website – www.lapaloma.hk 



    About La Paloma

    Following the success of FoFo by el Willy in Hong Kong, the award winning Catalan chef Willy Trullas Moreno will once again bring an authentic yet fun Spanish dining experience to Sai Ying Pun. With Chef Jose Antonio Navarro Cotes at the helm, the restaurant will continue to serve innovative bona fide Spanish cuisine to food lovers around Hong Kong. The restaurant features live paella stations and an el Asador” Spanish clay oven, while the simple table-menu offers choices of over 30 dishes and boasts a diverse Spanish drinks list.