Tim Ho Wan
Opening in 2008, Tim Ho Wan is the baby of Mak Pui Gor and Leung Fai Keung, Hong Kong chefs formerly of the prestigious Four Season’s hotel in Hong Kong. Now, Chef Mak and Chef Leung dishes up Michelin star meals, at affordable prices. No other Michelin starred restaurants can offer this affordability! Inside Tim Ho Wan there is no pretension. Unlike other normally boisterous Dim Sum restaurants, Tim Ho Wan offers simplicity and that familiar Hong Kong culture. Eating the finest Dim Sum dishes available, for spare change, creates an unspoken bonding between strangers.
There is no higher praise in the restaurant guide-book world than being awarded a coveted Michelin star and it’s also considered “Academy Awards” for restaurants. The very best restaurants, representing many different cuisines the world over, have one thing in common – the Michelin star. And Tim Ho Wan sits within the ranks but as “The World’s Cheapest Michelin Star Restaurant”
The First Step, Tim Ho Wan Singapore
This hole-in-the-wall eatery in Hong Kong that defied all odds to gain an entry in the Michelin guide, started its global footprint with Singapore.
The Tim Ho Wan brand is jointly brought into Singapore by Chef Mak Kwai Pui and Chef Leung Fai Keung, the artisans at the helm, and Hersing Corporation. Hersing is a brand manager and service provider. Amongst Hersing’s well-known household brand names are Western Union Money Transfer, HC Design Interior Design, HC Lifestyle Designer Furniture & CASA Kidi Children Furnishing.
With Chef Mak and Hersing spearheading the venture, the brand soon gains reputation and media attention beyond expectation. And its dim sum started winning the hearts of Singaporeans.
Now without having to hop on a plane, local devotees can savour the famed Baked Bun with BBQ pork: the marquee dish that transformed the eatery into a foodie hub!
With an astounding success in Singapore; the taste of Hong Kong, Tim Ho Wan soon see expansion into more Asia Pacific countries as the brand continues to nurture under the care of Hersing Corporation. Now its dim sum has earned the plaudits of food critics and the hearts of epicureans beyond Hong Kong.