Slow Food Hong Kong and The Fringe Club present


A series of conversations with Hong Kong’s most esteemed chefs



Eight of Hong Kong’s best chefs.

Thirteen of Hong Kong’s best restaurants.

Fourteen Michelin stars.

Join Slow Food Hong Kong and The Fringe Club for seven nights of intimate conversations with these kitchen luminaries. Find out what motivates, annoys, challenges, and inspires them. Learn how they create their dishes and why they choose their ingredients.

Admission is free, but space is limited. We strongly recommend registering for each event by clicking on the links below. A maximum of two seats per submission form will be accepted. Seats must be claimed at least ten minutes before the talk, or they will be released. Remaining seats will be released on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Food and drinks are available for purchase at Colette’s at The Fringe Club before and after the event. We also invite you to join us for drinks immediately following the talk at Colette’s!


Thank you to all of our guests and friends for attending #HKChefTalks!

MANY THANKS to our friends and partners at The Fringe Club for generous use of their historic venue and incredible hospitality!

To all of the Chefs who participated — Umberto BombanaDavid LaiNurdin TophamVicky LauUwe OpocenskyAlvin LeungOlivier Elzer, and Richard Ekkebus — we can’t thank you enough for your kind and enthusiastic participation and valuable time. Your passion and skills truly shine in your masterful, edible creations. We are grateful that you took time away from the kitchen to speak with us about what drives and inspires you.

Finally, kudos to Andrew Sun, moderator and mastermind of #HKChefTalks, and to all of our fantastic volunteers! We @SlowFoodHK had an amazing time and hope to bring you more events like #HKChefTalks in the future. Please continue to support @SlowFoodHK by becoming a member and volunteering for events and programs.

Follow #HKChefTalks on Facebook and Twitter @SlowFoodHK!


March 3 | Umberto Bombana8 1/2 Otto e Mezzo BOMBANA

March 16 | David Lai, NeighborhoodNurdin Topham, NUR 

March 30 | Vicky Lau, Tate Dining Room and Bar

April 14 | Uwe Opocensky, Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong

May 11 | Alvin Leung, Bo Innovation

May 18 | Olivier Elzer, Seasons by Olivier Elzer

May 20 | Richard Ekkebus, Amber (RESCHEDULED)



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