28 Apr '18, 4pm
Beng Who Cooks – There’s a New Ah Beng in Town & He’s Cooking! https://t.co/0uNnzhwpfb
He may call himself the ‘Beng who cooks’, but he doesn’t really seem like an Ah Beng at all! Meet Jason Chua, the co-owner cum chef at Beng Who Cooks. Jason got his moniker from his friends, who all claimed that he behaves like an ah beng. The straightforward 26-year-old was very willing to share his story. During his childhood days, he would help out at his parents’ fruit shop. That was when he slowly realised that he had a passion for cooking. He then worked in a few restaurants in Singapore, grabbed an education in culinary arts, and opened his own hawker stall. When asked why he wanted to start a hawker stall, Jason said that it was because it was the cheapest alternative to starting a restaurants or cafe. The hawker shop is co-owned by two other Muslim partners. One of the two is Muhamad Ridhwan, a professional Singapore boxer. His partners gave him quite a free rein ...