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Headed by brother and sister team, Jeff and Jenny Foo, Famous Kitchen, located at Sembawang had its humble beginnings, starting out as a zichar eatery 40 years ago. The duo has an avid interest in in F&B as their father worked as a Chef in the British army cookhouse in the mid-19th century.

 

In 1979, Jeff and Jenny started a zichar seafood eatery specialising in scrumptious local-style seafood. In 2007, Changi Teochew Kitchen was established in Changi Village offering authentic Teochew delights. In 2008, Jeff and Jenny decided to rebrand the restaurant and it was renamed Famous Kitchen focusing on Nanyang cuisine and scrumptious seafood creations. The restaurant moved to Upper Thomson in 2009. In 2010, Famous Kitchen moved to its current location at Sembawang Road, Hong Heng Mansions.

 

After spending 19 years in  China, Taiwan, Vietnam, Japan and Korea , Jeff decided to return to Singapore to concentrate on the operations of Famous Kitchen. Many of the dishes were inspired by Jeff's travels around China and were adjusted to cater to the palates of Singaporeans.

 

Over the past 11 years, the restaurant has garnered many accolades and one of the notable ones was being recommended by the Michelin Guide 2019. 


位于三巴旺(Sembawang)的名食小厨是由姐弟团,符忠美(Jenny Foo)与 符忠兴(Jeff Foo)创办的。在开餐馆前,姐弟团经营生意。

忠美和忠兴的父亲在19世纪在英国陆军食堂担任厨师时,他们因此对餐饮产生了浓厚的兴趣。

1979年,忠美忠兴与母亲开了一家海鲜餐厅,提供美味的本地风味海鲜。 2007年,他们在樟宜村成立了樟宜潮州小厨,提供正宗的潮州美食。在2008年,忠美与忠兴决定将餐厅改名为名食小厨Famous Kitchen),提供令人垂涎三尺的南洋美食和海鲜。餐厅于2009年搬到汤申路上段 (Upper Thomson Road)2010年,这家餐厅搬到现在的三巴旺路。

忠兴在中国台湾越南日本以及韩国工作了19年,决定返回新加坡,专心经营名食小厨。忠兴在国外时,经常品尝美食,许多名食小厨的菜肴的灵感来自他在国外的用餐经历。成立11年的名食小厨,获得许多奖项,其中是获得2019版 《米其林指南》的推荐。