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Penn Dining Guest Chef Series: April 7 & 8
April 7, 2009, Volume 55, No. 28



The University of Pennsylvania’s Guest Chef Series welcomes celebrity experts on Singaporean cuisine K.F. Seetoh and Chef Yong Kuat on April 7 and 8 at Hill College House, 3333 Walnut St.

Chef Seetoh is the editor and founder of the Singaporean street food guide, Makansutra; the author of many culinary guidebooks and the host of the popular television show “Makansutra” on the Asian Food Channel. Chef Seetoh has also been featured on Anthony Bourdain’s “No Reservations” show on the Travel Channel.  

Chef Kuat trained at Shatec, the Singapore Hotel and Tourism Education Centre, and has prepared both local and western cuisine for such Singaporean restaurants such as Billy Bombers, SoulFood and Fabulous Fizz.

On Tuesday, April 7, at 11 a.m., Chefs Seetoh and Kuat will discuss the popularity of street food in Singapore, demonstrate how to cook some popular Asian dishes and offer tastings. 

On Wednesday, April 8, between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m., Chef Kuat will serve a Singaporean lunch of bak kut teh soup, fried banana pillow with kaya fondue, hokkien prawn noodles and laksa risotto at Hill College House.

For each Guest Chef Event, Penn Dining’s executive chefs work with the guest chef to develop a menu that can be prepared for at least 500 people. This is open to all PennCard holders.

To learn more about Penn Dining, visit www.upenn.edu/dining or call (215) 898-7585.


Almanac - April 7, 2009, Volume 55, No. 28