11 Oct '17, 11am

“In every crisis, there is an opportunity, it’s about how you find the opportunity in the crisis," said Enoch Teo. https://t.co/c0JcLMJWno

“In every crisis, there is an opportunity, it’s about how you find the opportunity in the crisis," said Enoch Teo. https://t.co/c0JcLMJWno

By all accounts, he should have failed. A school dropout at age 14, 27-years-old Mr Enoch Teo was an ex-gang member with a history of drug use. No one could have imagined that the rebellious teen would one day become the co-founder of a successful social enterprise. Pictured: Chef Enoch Teo. Photo courtesy of: Garçons) Mr Teo is now the co-founder of E&I Food Concepts and one of the brains behind Garçons, a casual French dining concept that serves delicious and affordable European food. Since opening in 2015, they now have four outlets, with the latest one located at Savourworld. Garçons is a casual French dining concept that serves delicious and affordable European food. Photo by: Melissa Yow Garçons is a social enterprise that hires at-risk youths and teaches them to cook, teaching them skills to empower them. Mr Teo was inspired to help these at-risk youths as he unders...

Full article: https://www.theurbanwire.com/2017/10/food-set-free/

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