Executive Chinese Chef Sham Wing-on is a veteran Hong Kong Master Chef, expert in all of China’s classic culinary styles.
He principally supervises Rosewood Beijing’s celebration of Chinese culinary culture with exquisite dining once reserved for Beijing’s emperors at The House of Dynasties.
Aged 57, his numerous accolades have included the Star of French Superiority award, Cordon Bleu qualification, Master in China Cantonese Cuisine Arts, and Senior Executive Chef Platinum Award.
He is particularly accomplished in Cantonese cuisine, the best-known Chinese style of cooking, and Huaiyang cuisine from the lower reaches of the Huai and Yangtze rivers, considered the most prestigious style of Jiangsu cuisine and one of China’s Four Great Culinary Traditions, along with Cantonese, Shandong and Sichuan cuisine.
Master Chef Sham began his career in 1972 as a cook in his native Hong Kong. He learned the essentials of his trade for nearly two decades in the frantic kitchens of the Asian food capital.
He first ventured overseas in 1990, landing a kitchen post at Singapore Marina Bay Golf Club, where he was quickly promoted to Sous Chef.
Since 1994 he has helmed F&B operations as Executive Chef at 5-star hotels in Xiamen, Wuhan, Hefei, Shenzhen, Nanjing, Shanghai and Chengdu, where he was previously Executive Chef at InterContinental Chengdu Global Centre.