Celebrity Chef Chanoh Lee

Celebrity Chef

Always in the kitchen creating new things, this chef’s dream is to one day have a six-seater restaurant where the menu will change every day.

Chanoh Lee has been cooking for as long as he can remember. He started working as a kitchen hand at the tender age of twelve, but even as a child he was playing with dough and garnishes at home. He trained in Korea and Japan, and also studied French cuisine before crossing the seas to Sydney. He worked a while at Pier before becoming head chef at the new Terrace on Stanley in East Sydney. His new job has made him grow up a lot, he says. Now he has the added responsibilities of running a kitchen, including ordering, paperwork and business. But this passionate chef is never happier than when he’s in the kitchen cooking. “You know when you have a really nice meal and a week later you can’t sleep and you have to have it again?” That’s what he would like to achieve.

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