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Alan Wong is a chef and restaurant owner known as the Godfather of today's local Hawaiian cuisine.
He is a popular figure across the globe and is known as one of the best chefs. He worked under a great chef named Andre Soltner at Lutèce in New York.
Wong accumulated the skills and knowledge gained from his mentor, Chef Soltner, and, with 12 other people from the world of chefs, he launched the Hawaii Regional Cuisine in 1991. He became one of the founders of the Hawaii Regional Cuisine, and the organization is one of the American regional cuisines that blends the local ingredients of the place.
Alan Wong earns an approximate net worth of $1.1 billion.
Alan Wong has not shared his annual income, but it is believed that he earns a good fortune from his restaurants and shows. One source online states that his income is $10 million per year.
Alan Wong has a height of 5 ft 8 in (173 cm).
Chef Wong is 37 years old as of 2022.
Alan Wong was born in 1985 in the land of Tokyo, situated in Japan, to half Hawaiian and half Chinese parents.
He resided inside a military base in Japan before stepping into the land of Hawaii.
He stepped into the realm of his career at an early age and worked on the pineapple plantations. Here, for the first time, he showcased his talent and culinary skills.
He started working in a hotel named the Waikiki Beachcomber Hotel in the land of Hawaii and became the manager of the hotel gradually.
Wong learned the art of cooking while living in Virginia at the Greenbrier Hotel, situated in West Virginia.
He pursued a culinary course through the Kapiolani Community College Culinary Arts.
He worked under a great chef named Andre Soltner at Lutèce in New York. Chef Soltner not only taught Alan Wong the art of culinary skills, but also influenced him to take it as a career.
Alan Wong is married to Jennifer.
During his younger days, he lived with his parents, Terry Yamamoto and Henry Dai Yau.
Wong has three siblings named Hinaleimoana Wong-Kalu, Mason, and Curtis Wong.
He established his first restaurant, The Canoe House, in 1989 at the Mauna Lani Bay Hotel and Bungalows in Hawaii.
He opened another restaurant in Honolulu.
He opened a restaurant in a local mall called The Pineapple Room.
He also established the fusion-oriented Amasia at Grand Wailea Resort in 2012.
Alan Wong has other restaurants like King Street7' situated in Oahu, Hawaii, Alan Wong's Shanghai in Shanghai, situated in the land of China.
He and 12 other people from the world of chefs launched the Hawaii Regional Cuisine in 1991. He became one of the founders of the Hawaii Regional Cuisine, and the organization is one of the American regional cuisines that blends the local ingredients of the place.
Wong is one of the ambassadors of Hawaiian cuisine, unofficially and popularly known for its Hawaiian ingredients and delicacies.
Wong wrote a cookbook, 'The New Cuisine Of Hawaii', along with other chefs, which was sold for charity. He is involved in various charities, campaigns, and organizations and helps needy people by providing them with the basic necessities of life. He also participates in campaigns that fight for the rights of farmers and producers.
Alan Wong received many credits and accolades from people across the globe. He was recognized by the famous Robert Mondavi Winery and was titled as a member of the 13 Rising Star Chefs in the land of America.
He was awarded the award for best chef, titled James Beard Award For Being The Best Chef: Pacific Northwest'.
He was also named the Chef of the Year in 2001 by Sante magazine and was ranked sixth among top chefs in Gourmet Magazine.
He was awarded a 'Ka Palaoala Po'okela Book Award' for the category of Excellence in Cookbooks in 2011.
Alan Wong loves to travel the world, and he traveled to various parts of the world for his culinary recipes.
His favorite heritage sites are the Great Wall of China and the Juju Islands.
He loves to have Hawaiian delicacies and is fond of watermelon.
He loves to have tea and coffee, and his favorite restaurant is Geranium in the land of Denmark.
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