Chef Jason Tan to open own restaurant

Chef Jason Tan says with his own restaurant, he can exercise his creativity and put what he has learnt on plates for diners.
Chef Jason Tan says with his own restaurant, he can exercise his creativity and put what he has learnt on plates for diners.ST PHOTO: NG SOR LUAN

The former Corner House chef will serve gastro-botanica cuisine at his yet-to-be-named eatery in Tras Street, which is slated to open in September

His new restaurant is in Tras Street, lined with shophouses and far away from the Botanic Gardens, but gastro-botanica will remain the focus of chef Jason Tan's cuisine.

The 38-year-old has left Corner House at the gardens and will be opening his own restaurant in September. He and an overseas investor have equal shares and they are collectively putting a high six-figure sum into the venture.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 28, 2020, with the headline 'Chef Jason Tan to open own restaurant'. Print Edition | Subscribe