Award-winning chefs in Singapore 'slumming it' to reach new audiences

Justin Quek, who owns the fine-dining Chinoiserie and more casual JustIN at Marina Bay Sands, has been collaborating with mid-priced eateries such as Poulet by creating dishes for them targeted at the masses.
Justin Quek, who owns the fine-dining Chinoiserie and more casual JustIN at Marina Bay Sands, has been collaborating with mid-priced eateries such as Poulet by creating dishes for them targeted at the masses.ST PHOTO: KELVIN CHNG
Chef Ang Song Kang his proteges Benson Moo (in white), 29, and Winson Moo, 25.
Chef Ang Song Kang his proteges Benson Moo (in white), 29, and Winson Moo, 25.ST PHOTO: NG SOR LUAN

SINGAPORE - The world of fine-dining is a universe apart from hawker centres and mass-market eateries - or so many people would think.

But some well-known chefs in Singapore, including those with Michelin-starred restaurants, are straddling both ends of the dining spectrum.

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