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Chef de cuisine and co-owner of Noreetuh, Honolulu-raised Chow Chung is a classically French trained chef who has spent the majority of his career with the Thomas Keller Restaurant Group in casual and fine dining operations, beginning at Bouchon Bistro in Yountville, California, and culminating at Per Se in New York City. After three years as the sous chef at Per Se, Chung left to assist chef Jonathan Benno in opening Lincoln Ristorante at Lincoln Center.
Born in Hong Kong, Chung is interested in the cuisines and cultures of East Asia and the Pacific Rim. He has lived in Japan and traveled throughout Korea, immersing himself in the culture, language, and food. Chung graduated with an Associate’s Degree from the Le Cordon Bleu program at the California School of Culinary Arts and a Bachelor’s Degree in Japanese Language from the University of Hawaii at Manoa.