Published on : Monday, October 22, 2018
JW Marriott Hotel Hong Kong is pleased to announce the appointment of veteran chef Tony Wong as the hotel’s Executive Chef. With over three decades of experience at JW Marriott Hotel Hong Kong and other renowned hotels and restaurants in Greater China, Chef Tony is the hotel’s respected culinarian, and he will continue to play an integral part of the culinary development of the hotel, establishing its reputation as one of the city’s top culinary destinations.
Born and raised in Hong Kong, Chef Tony raises the bar again as he helms the kitchens of the hotel’s 8 distinctive food & beverage outlets and banquet venues overseeing a team of 175 people, where he puts his expertise in Asian, Chinese and Western cuisines to good use, consistently presenting an array of outstanding dishes that are expertly prepared with fresh and high quality ingredients, while constantly injecting creativity and inspiration into the menus.
Chef Tony began his career with JW Marriott Hotel Hong Kong in 1990 as a Senior Cook in the Marriott Café kitchen, where he tirelessly sharpened his skills. With a strong passion, talented culinary skills and the desire to constantly improve, Chef Tony quickly rose through the ranks in JW Marriott Hotel Hong Kong’s kitchens to Banquet Chef in 2002, Sous Chef and Senior Sous Chef of Marriott Café (now known as JW Café) in 2003 and 2007 respectively. He also received a number of prestigious accolades from Marriott International, including Marriott Asia Pacific 2012 Award of Culinary Excellence Rising Star of the Year and 2011 The J. Willard Marriott Award of Excellence.
Chef Tony was promoted to Executive Sous Chef in 2009, and subsequently to Executive Chef in September 2018. His most recent achievement is the launch of JW Marriott Hotel Hong Kong’s JW Café in May 2015, The Lounge in August 2016, and revitalising the banquet menu after the ballroom refurbishment in 2017. He will continue to delight guests with an exceptional fare featuring not only his signature Chinese and Asian specialties that guests have come to know, but also many other innovative dishes in the hotel’s various restaurants and bars.
Chef Tony comments; “I am truly honoured to be part of the JW Marriott family and to be able to work along with a team of talented chefs who have inspired and supported me throughout the growth of my career here. And not forgetting all the opportunities, which have allowed me to showcase my creativity and love for food through numerous ways. As the Executive Chef of Marriott International’s flagship hotel in Asia, I will ensure the consistent delivery of world-class international cuisine throughout the entire hotel.”