Finding his place as an 'uncle cook' for children

Mr Gerald Ng prepares meals for 800 children every school day. He also cooks for nearly 80 staff at the kindergarten on Fridays and makes herbal drinks for them on Wednesdays.
Mr Gerald Ng prepares meals for 800 children every school day. He also cooks for nearly 80 staff at the kindergarten on Fridays and makes herbal drinks for them on Wednesdays.ST PHOTO: CHONG JUN LIANG

Some people might consider being a pre-school cook a job for "aunties", but Mr Gerald Ng is comfortable being "Uncle Gerald" in the kitchen at St James' Church Kindergarten.

The main cook for the pre-school operator's Harding Road campus in Dempsey, he prepares meals for 800 children every school day.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on April 02, 2019, with the headline 'Finding his place as an 'uncle cook' for children'. Print Edition | Subscribe