Chef Jack Chen


Jack Chen was born in Taiwan and moved to Vancouver with his family at a very young age aptly observing his mother, a talented home cook, in the kitchen. Throughout high school and university he worked nights and summers at various cooking jobs and it was only after completing an economics degree in Victoria and taking an inspirational trip to Japan and New Zealand, that Jack finally realized his true passion and applied to Vancouvers Northwest Culinary Academy.

Since graduating, Jack worked at some of Vancouvers most well respected restaurants, including Bishops, Pear Tree, LAbattoir as sous-chef and as head chef at Farmers Apprentice. He has also spent a significant amount of time abroad, working in London at The Ledbury and LAutre Pied, and staging at New York Citys Per Se, Napa Valleys Ubuntu, Belgiums In de Wulf, and Germanys La Vie.