An outstanding person that brings up Malaysia's name
This man is known as Chef Wan at his best. The original holder of the name Redzuawan Bin Ismail, Chef Wan was born in Singapore on 1958. His family decided to migrate and settle in Malacca back in 1970s.
Not many of us know that this guy is not originally a student of culinary but accountancy program. Now, can you imagine that? from mathematical field into culinary arts. Like...what else do you know man?
This man is actually a mixblood with some javanese on his father's side and peranakan from his mother. If you ever wonder whats up with his mak-nenek-style of talking, perhaps this could answered your question. Chef Wan is best known with his famous style of talking and the humorous attitude that he always show in front of the audience.
His parents met each other at the Royal Air Force base in Singapore and get married on 1957. When his father had been transferred to work for Malaysia Air Force, it was then Chef Wan had developed his skills and taste of cooking especially for his 6 younger brother.
It was there, at the Air Force base, where he first find out the opportunity to involve in culinary and entreprenuership as well as the audience captive the chance.
However, his father was against his passion of cooking and make a living from it. That is why he further his study in accounting and have to put aside his passion aside at first.