Kylie Javier Ash­ton, Momofuku Seiobo, Syd­ney

Gourmet Traveller (Australia) - - Restaurant Awards -

Man­ager. Wine en­thu­si­ast. Pro­fes­sional waiter. Am­a­teur boxer. Kylie Javier Ash­ton brings a sin­gu­lar skill set to her work, which seems all the more apt con­sid­er­ing the idio­syn­crasy of the fine-diner she runs. It’s a trib­ute to the ex­pe­ri­ence she gained work­ing at the high-fly­ing likes of Tet­suya’s and Bentley that through the tran­si­tion from the Noma-in­flected style of the restau­rant un­der orig­i­nal chef Ben Greeno to the haute-Caribbean flavours of Paul Carmichael, a win­ning sense of con­ti­nu­ity kept Momofuku on the up and up.

IN SHORT Float­ing like a but­ter­fly, sting­ing like a bee.


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