STORY: Four Seasons London appoints new pastry chef

Luxury property the Four Seasons Hotel London at Park Lane has appointed Hong Kong native Yam Lok Hin as its new executive pastry chef. 

Hin (pictured) has gained a wealth of experience having worked in some of the world’s best pastry kitchens, Michelin-starred restaurants and five-star hotels across the last 20 years. He joins from Mandarin Oriental Hotel Taipei in Taiwan where he held the position of executive pastry chef for three years. 

Prior to Mandarin Oriental Hotel Taipei, Hin was executive pastry chef at the Rosewood Hotel Sand Hill in California, home to the one Michelin-starred Madera restaurant. 

Other positions include working under Joel Robuchon at three Michelin-starred L’Atelier Robuchon in Hong Kong; assistant pastry chef at The Peninsula Hotel’s one Michelin-starred restaurant Sir Elly’s in Shanghai, and executive pastry chef at the Rosewood Hotel in Beijing, taking full responsibility for the management and leadership of the entire pastry and bakery kitchen. 

Hin, a master-chocolatier, will draw on his extensive global experience and training to ensure the pastry kitchen is run to the highest standard at Four Seasons Hotel London at Park Lane; while continuing to create extraordinary and intricate masterpieces, incorporating structure, textures, and variable components, with a focus on using chocolate and Fairtrade products. 

His artistic menu of seasonal and concept-based plated desserts and pastries will be served in Amaranto Lounge, fine-dining Amaranto Restaurant and alfresco venue On The Terrace. 

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