Celebrating the Best in East and South East Asian Hospitality

Lee Kum Kee Europe sponsors the fifth Golden Chopsticks Awards, celebrating the individuals that make up the best of the East and South East Asian hospitality industry in the UK.

At a dazzling and highly colourful event held at the Royal Lancaster London hotel, more than 600 guests gathered to bring their hands together in support of those who contribute to the ever-popular East and South East Asian restaurants, take aways, cafés and street food vendors.  Supported by a plethora of dedicated sponsors, the Awards are in their fifth year, with winners being chosen by a panel of esteemed judges as well as votes from the public.

Maria Chong, Managing Director, Lee Kum Kee Europe; “We’ve been avid supporters of these amazing Awards since their inception in 2018 and continue to lend our backing as our way of giving back to the industry, and inspiring up and coming individuals.  We love to see the pride among the winners, and it brings so much joy to feel the enthusiasm in the room.”

This year, as well as sponsoring the Food Influencer Award and the Golden Chef Award, Lee Kum Kee  Europe provided paired sauces to Ken Hom’s delicious menu; Yuzu Flavour Chilli Sauce, Makrut Lime Leaf Flavoured Chilli Sauce, Sweet Soy Sauce and Chiu Chow Chilli Oil were all available on the tables for diners to enjoy.

Among the nineteen awards presented on the night, the winner of the Golden Chopsticks Food Influencer Award went to Julie Lin, TV star and Glasgow chef, while Andrew Yeo, Global Executive Chef at Hakkasan was presented with the Golden Chef Award.

To learn more about Lee Kum Kee Europe and its range of products for foodservice call 0207 068 7888, go to www.LKKprofessional.com or email [email protected]