Mr. Philippe Chow was born in China in 1958 and went to Hong Kong when he was 16 years old. Philippe spent 5 years learning all the Chinese basic cooking skills and worked in various kitchens in Hong Kong. Philippe came to the United States in 1979 and started working in the kitchen of Mr. Chow located in Manhattan, New York in 1980.
Despite the lengthy working hours at Mr. Chow for 25 years, Philippe was fortunate to have the opportunity to learn and work with some of the best chefs including: Mr. Steven Yim, one of the well recognized 'Dim Sum' chefs who had worked for Mr. Chow for 20 years and retired in 1995. Mr. Lam Shak Chug who was also the head chef and kitchen manager for Mr. Chow for 38 years and retired in 2002. Philippe became one of the prominent chefs in 2002 and contributed great success to Mr. Chow as one of the best eateries in Manhattan. Philippe demonstrated his 'hand pulled' nooddle skills on one of the network cooking shows in 1999 and was well received by the audience. Philippe left Mr. Chow restaurant in September, 2005 after 25 year