Born in a village outside of Bagan, Chef Htun Htun tells the story of a young man who kept pushing, learning and improving himself, and after several years of experience in Dubai, returned to take a role in lifting Myanmar's chef community to new levels and sharing his passion with the Yangon dining scene.
There's an old cliche that you're not supposed to mix business and pleasure, but this restaurateur couple prove otherwise! Htet and Isabella were only 23 and 24 when The Rangoon Tea House opened up in late 2014. Within a short space of time the restaurant became massively popular, and 2018 they received MYANMORE Awards KBZ Entrepreneur of the Year.
Taking the reins of the company at just twenty-one years of age, Daw Win Win Tint is now regarded as one of Myanmar’s foremost business figures. In 2014 she became the first Burmese woman to make Forbes’ Asia’s 50 Power Businesswomen list. City Holdings now operates over 200 different retail channels across the country. MYANMORE sat down with the CEO to discuss the history of City Holdings, the group’s closely monitored reaction to the Covid-19 crisis, the value of market knowledge in an emerging economy, and doing business over twenty-five years of rapid change and growth within Myanmar.
“To all my Myanmar Chefs, we can do it even though it is not our mother cuisine but if you are a chef and you have passion, you can work with it, “ @awAwei Metta’s Executive Chef Joseph’s motivational words to inspire and encourage Burmese Chefs to keep on cooking even if it might not be your expert cuisine. He is one of the three talented chefs in the first-ever “A Six Hand Dinner’ taking place on July 31.
[The Adaptors] Pablo Aloy Gomez of Meliá Yangon share how they have been adapting and the importance of always staying positive
Meliá Yangon was one of the first hotels' in Yangon to open up for the public. This was the result of a lot of planning and preparations. Mr Pablo Aloy Gomez, a GM of Meliá Hotels International for over 20 years across three continents, share what they did and his views.
The team behind The Penthouse share their story of coming together, launching businesses and adapting
Raouf, Amine and Gabriel come together in this interview for MYANMORE's The Adaptors to tell the story of they got started with the Lab, the Penthouse and how the three of them work together also during times such as COVID-19 to launch new concepts and ideas.
Nikki Barltrop on working for Gordon Ramsay, the change coming to Asia and how she reacted to COVID-19
MYANMORE'S The Adaptors features Nikki Barltrop, the Chief Operating Officer of 57 Below the 2019 MYANMORE' Special Award for Contribution to Excellence of the Year.
Featuring Chef Davy on this journey to where he is today, turning a mess into something "goldy" + his tips to fellow restaurateurs how to handle the current crisis.
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