Hans Christian

Hans Christian is chef and co-owner of August Jakarta. After winning the American Express One To Watch Award last year, August has broken into the  2024 Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants list landing at No. 46. The restaurant offers a unique culinary experience with a DNA firmly connected to modern techniques while championing Indonesian spices and flavours. This menu invites patrons to immerse themselves in the stories behind the dishes. Chef Hans draws from his travels, childhood memories, and fruitful relationships with suppliers to create his dishes. Hans studied culinary arts first at Taylor’s University Malaysia, then at Johnson & Wales University (JWU) in Rhode Island. During his time in the United States, he refined his skills at various restaurants, including Yono’s Restaurant in Albany, New York, and the one Michelin-starred Next. Upon returning to Indonesia, Hans joined Fairmont Hotel Jakarta as Chef de Cuisine, leading the team at VIEW.

Hans Christian adalah chef dan salah satu pemilik August Jakarta. Setelah memenangkan penghargaan American Express One to Watch tahun lalu, August berhasil masuk ke daftar Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants, menempati nomor 46. Restoran ini menawarkan pengalaman kuliner unik yang menggunakan teknik memasak modern dengan tetap mengedepankan bumbu dan cita rasa Indonesia. Menu yang disajikan mengajak pengunjung menyelami kisah di balik hidangan tersebut. Chef Hans memanfaatkan perjalanannya, kenangan masa kecilnya, dan hubungannya dengan pemasok untuk menciptakan hidangannya. Hans mempelajari seni kuliner di Taylor’s University Malaysia, kemudian di Johnson & Wales University (JWU) di Rhode Island. Selama berada di Amerika Serikat, ia mengasah keterampilannya di sejumlah restoran, termasuk Yono’s Restaurant di Albany, New York, dan restoran berbintang Michelin Next. Sekembalinya ke Indonesia, Hans bergabung dengan Fairmont Hotel Jakarta sebagai Chef de Cuisine, memimpin tim di VIEW.

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Special Event | August x Kubu

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Food for Thought | Kitchen Confidential

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