Eugene Gan is no stranger to the hustle and bustle of the kitchen. Born and raised in Penang, Eugene grew up immersed in a culture famed for its unique street food. His culinary journey began at Hydro Majestic Hotel Penang, Malaysia. He migrated to Australia to pursue a career in Sydney's distinguished fine dining industry and trained under acclaimed Executive Chef Marco Bonanni. During this time, Eugene studied the nuances of Modern Australian cuisine, and even collaborated with Nat Howell, a colleague of Australian Celebrity Chef Luke Mangan, on various culinary projects.
On moving to the UAE in 2019, he served as the Head Chef at Kulture House, where he developed contemporary fusion-style dishes. Currently, he is Esseplore's in-house Chef, assisting with the day-to-day activities of the kitchen, menu planning and engineering. With his extensive knowledge of food, it is guaranteed that a feast by Chef Eugene will introduce you to unique combinations, delicious flavours and leave you with unforgettable tastes!