Filipino chef Johanne Siy is World Gourmet Awards’ Female Chef of the Year.
The Singapore-based chef was recognized for her excellent culinary skills in daily kitchen operations and setting high standards for excellence in her career.
World Gourmet Awards honors the efforts of Singapore’s hospitality industry who deliver the best fine dining experiences to their guests. Johanne was a corporate brand-builder until she followed her passion in the culinary world. Having found her passion in cooking, she left for the Culinary Institute of America and spent years learning from culinary giants.
She then brought her Mediterranean influences to Singapore. Having spent a lot of time in kitchens, farms and forests in Scandinavia, she learned different styles of techniques from world-renowned chefs.
One of which is her mentor and culinary influence, Chef Andre Chiang at Restaurant Andre in Singapore, where Johanne worked for four years.