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Johnson Wong
Alumni Success Story

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Chef Johnson began his career venture following his culinary studies at Le Cordon Bleu Sydney. This led to a journey of cookery experiences in the kitchens of leading Michelin Starred and at the World Best Restaurants in several countries around the world, including Australia, Dubai, China, Denmark and France. Johnson returned to Malaysia at the helm of Macalister Mansion, Penang. At present day, with years of culinary adventures under his belt, his journey had led to a delicious highlights, where "Gēn" is born and became his brainchild.

Through shear hard work and research we believe Chef Johnson Wong was eventually recognised and his restaurant Gēn was placed in the top 100 spot  of the Asia's Best 50 list this year.  He was happy to share with us his journey and his road to success and what will keep him going in this Pendamic.

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We, as the cooks, we are the souls to what we put on the plates.
- Johnson Wong (Gēn根, Penang)