Meet the young cooks changing the face of S’pore hawker centres

Hawkers (clockwise from top left) Lee Jiaming, Jermaine Choo De Wei, Leong Gwo Wei, Lee Xiu Er, Lee Kai Jun and Andrea Goh. PHOTOS: JASON QUAH, COURTESY OF LEE JIAMING
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SINGAPORE - When he was growing up, Mr Lee Jiaming started his days a bit differently compared with other children in primary school. He would put in a morning’s worth of work, helping to take orders and handling cashier duties at his father’s chicken rice stall.

“I would usually help out before going to school in the afternoon,” he said, adding that he would be back at the stall after school to help clean and wipe down utensils and cutlery.

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