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A taste of nostalgia

Top chef Justin Quek returns to his Bangkok training ground and showcases the famed results of his more than 30 years of experience

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More than three decades ago, the young Justin Quek arrived in Bangkok for the first time on a merchant ship that sailed from Singapore to the City of Angels on a weekly basis. The city's port in Klong Toey gave him his first Thai language lesson, and he still remembers someone calling him sue bue (witless). 

Singapore’s most celebrated chef Justin Quek of Sky on 57 restaurant.

Hardworking, disciplined and passionate, Quek worked his way up from a chamber steward to the ship's chief cook and didn't stop there.

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