18 Chefs Cook at the International Chefs Summit Asia 2018


A host of top chefs will be descending on Taipei this October to celebrate this year’s International Chefs Summit Asia 2018 in partnership with Acqua Panna and S.Pellegrino.

A total of 18 celebrity chefs, from 8 major cities across Asia will be in the city to cook 4 gourmet feasts, 2 summits and culinary performances, from 15 to 18 October at the Taipei Marriott Hotel.

The unmissable four-day celebration showcases the best tastes of Asia with visiting chefs like Bombana from Hong Kong and Takada from Osaka cooking alongside a selection of homegrown talent.

Highlights include two unmissable "eight-hands" dinners on 15 October with Chef Takeshi Fukuyama, Chef Luca Fantin, and Chef Kirk Westaway and pastry chef Fabrizio Fiorani in a fusion of French and Japanese cuisine, Italian flavours with British flair.

October 16th sees the second eight hands dinner when Chef Takada from Osaka, Mingoo Kang from Seoul, and Chef Ton and 80/20’s Chef Hoshina from Bangkok collaborate to deliver Asian “innovative” cuisine, with the creativity and unique flavours by top chefs from Japan, Thailand and Korea in one meal.

Other events include "Asian Chefs” and media “Daily Feast", honouring Taepie's Michelin starred cuisine and featuring Taiwanese ingredients as well as the "ICSA X San Pellegrino" event featuring limited edition presentations and three celebrity chefs showcasing three dishes of "Cloud", "Land" and "Bubble" in modern dishes.

-Chef Umberto Bombana from Michelin 3 Starred 8 1/2 Otto e Mezzo Bombana in Hong Kong

-Chef Luca Fantin from Il Ristorante, Michelin's one-star Bulgari restaurant in Tokyo

-Chef Yusuke Takada of Michelin two-star La Cime in Osaka

-Chef Takeshi Fukuyam Fukuoka Michelin one star La Maison de la Nature Goh

-Chef Kirk Westaway Singapore's Michelin star JAAN

-Chef Thitida Tassanakajohn From Bangkok Le Du,(Chef Ton)

-Chef Mingoo Kang from Michelin starred Mingles Seoul

Chef Napol Jantraget 80 /20

-pastry chef Fabrizio Fiorani, from Michelin one-star restaurant, Il Ristorante

-80/20 Japanese dessert chef Saki Hoshino.

Joining these chefs are the best chefs from Taipei, including: -

-Michelin one star Mume restaurant chef Richie Lin
-Michelin two stars Ryugin chef Ryohei Hieda
-Michelin one star TaÏrroir chef Kai Ho
-Michelin one star Longtail Chef Kin Ming Lam
-Michelin one star RAW Chef Alain Huang
-Orchid Restaurant chef Gildas Périn
-Ephernité chef Vanessa Huang

What: International Chefs Summit Asia 2018 (ICSA)

When: 15 to 18 October, 2018

Where: Taipei Marriott Hotel