World Gourmet Summit 2002


                                                               Masterchef  2002   
Philippe Padovani

Inspired by the conviviality and spontaneity of Hawaii's culture, Philippe Padovani skillfully creates a marvelous symphony of French-Hawaiian-Mediterranean cuisine that has flamed the hearts of many gourmets with admiration. Padovani's delectable cuisine is featured in Singapore's very own paradise - Shangri-La Singapore, BLU.

Recognised by the industry as a perfectionist in his field, Philippe Padovani has a world-wide reputation for his high standards and for achieving only excellence. Padovani has more than 31 years of experience behind him with consistent success in operating restaurants around the world.

At the forefront of Hawaiian's dining culture, Padovani made a strong statement in his culinary style, idolized by epicures as, Hawaiian Regional Cuisine. In fact, Padovani is the founding member of Hawaiian Regional Cuisine and have supported the local agriculture immensely.

With an impressive portfolio of accolades that includes; a rating of Excellence in Zagat Guide 1999, named America's Best Restaurants: Honolulu, 2000 by Gourmet Magazine, Best of Award of Excellence 2000 by Wine Spectator and awarded Hale 'Aina Award, Top Oahu Restaurant, 2001 by Honolulu Magazine, Padovani is highly regarded for his flair in eclectic cuisine.