“I love working with and learning from different people and cultures. Such exposure has allowed me to elevate and evolve, while bringing my own personal style to my craft” says chef Daniel Texter, whose wealth of culinary experience has been garnered across the globe, from Noma in Copenhagen, to Adriano Zumba in Australia, Les Amis Group in Singapore, Mandarin Oriental in Bangkok and, most recently, The Dorchester Hotel in London, where he was Executive Pastry Chef.
Having spent more than 20 years in professional kitchens and with a penchant for thinking outside the box when it comes to his pastry creations, he will lead the award-winning patisserie and bakery team behind the delicious treats at The Mandarin Cake Shop as well Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong's other dining outlets.
Here, he shares the book he believes every baker should read and the best restaurant he's ever eaten at. Spoiler—it's in Singapore!