Reza Kurniawan

Professional Chef | Siem Reap | Cambodia

Who are you and where do you come from?
My name is Reza Kurniawan and I am from Pangkalan Brandan, Indonesia

When did you start working in a kitchen?
In April 2004, at a restaurant at Jumierah, Dubai UAE.

Where does your inspiration come from?
My mom and modern chefs.

How would you describe your style of cooking?
I am not an inventor but I always do experiment with combining ingredients to my own style.

What is your favorite ingredient?
Vegetables

What is your favorite thing to cook?
Lamb

What is your favorite cuisine?
N/A

What is your advice to people who want to become a chef?
Work hard and non-stop learning!

What is your ultimate food dream?
To eat at Eleven Madosin Park and to have my own restaurant.

Where are you working now?
Banyan Tree Hotel and Resort Bintan, Indonesia.

Where do you see yourself in 1 year, 3 years and 5 years?
Definitely in the kitchen in the highest position.


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