Darren Teoh – Dewakan

At Dewakan, Darren Teoh creates modern Malaysian cuisine. His dishes are a reverential deep dive into the nuances of Malaysian cuisine and cultures, producing moments of reckoning that are as fun to think about as they are to eat. Darren grew up in a family of good cooks, and their reverence for ingredients form the framework of what he believes food should be.

Di Dewakan, Darren Teoh menciptakan hidangan Malaysia modern. Masakan-masakannya adalah kreasi yang menggabungkan cita rasa dan budaya Malaysia, menghadirkan momen yang membuat siapa saja menyadari bahwa hidangan-hidangan tersebut cukup menyenangkan untuk dipikirkan, begitu pula disantap. Darren tumbuh di lingkungan keluarga yang pandai memasak, dan rasa hormatnya terhadap bahan makanan membentuk dirinya menjadi seorang yang percaya akan cita rasa sebuah makanan.

Appearing In

Kitchen Stage: Food from the Gods

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Special Event: Into the Wild

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Food for Thought: Stories from Behind the Pass 3.0

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