RICHIE LIN & KAI WARD & LONG XIONG

MUME / Taipei , Taiwan

RICHIE LIN
KAI WARD
LONG XIONG

MUME / Taipei , Taiwan

21th / Mandarin Oriental , Taipei Bencotto / Dinner
21th / Mandarin Oriental , Taipei / ICSA 2017 Chef Demonstrations

Growing up in Canada and working as a chef in Europe , Sydney and Hong Kong has broadened Chef Richie Lin’s scope on the world and assured his passion for the restaurant business . When presented with the opportunity to become Noma’s dessert chef by chef Rene Redzepi , Chef Richie Lin realized that he was already over 30 and didn’t want to be limited to desserts , so he turned to Nordic Food Lab and studied different food ingredients .

There , Richie found his partners Chef Long Xiong and Chef Kai Ward who shared his aspirations and together they started MUME in Taipei . They insist that 90% of the food ingredients are sourced from Taiwan , and with their shared international experience they have made Mume not only famous in Taipei , but also well-known globally , ranking number 43 on the 2017 Asia’s 50 Best . It is another restaurant that has succeeded as a “local international” in Taiwan .

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