Gordon Ramsay takes on local hawkers, check them out

It is confirmed. Michelin-starred chef, Gordon Ramsay has accepted the invitation by local food bloggers and SingTel to take on top 3 hawkers in a contest. The public will be able to vote for their favorite hawkers from 25th June onwards (till 2nd July). Check out who the hawkers are and read the Press Release for more details.


Here is the video of him acceptance the invitation.

And here are the hawkers that you can start voting from tomorrow 8am.

1. Mr Ryan Koh

328 Katong Laksa

Intensely flavourful and wonderfully satisfying, Katong Laksa takes laksa lovers to a whole new level. All thanks to the skills of Mr Ryan Koh who obsesses over every ingredient that goes into his dish.

2. Mr Tan Chee Eng

Eng Ho Fried Hokkien Prawn Mee

Winner of the 2009 Makansutra award for culinary standards and quality, Mr Tan Chee Eng is no stranger to preparing amazing hawker cuisine. Those who swing by Eng Ho Fried Hokkien Prawn Mee will tell you that his fried hokkien prawn mee will have you coming back for more.

3. Mr Ang Kiam Meng

Jumbo Seafood Restaurant

If you’re a fan of crab, there’s a good chance you have spent an evening digging into Mr Ang Kiam Meng’s exquisite creations at Jumbo Seafood. His intensely flavourful chilli crab has helped take Jumbo from a humble local eatery in East Coast Park to one of our country’s most loved seafood chains.

4. Mdm Jenny Lim

Hai Sheng Carrot Cake

Craving carrot cake? Then you’re going to want to head down to Hai Sheng Carrot Cake where Madam Jenny Lim and husband put 33 years of experience into truly mouth-watering creations.

5. Mr Ng Chang Siang

Hill Street Fried Kway Teow

With over 50 years of experience, you can bet Mr Ng Chang Siang is no stranger to hawker cuisine. No surprise then that Hill Street Fried Kway Teow was once voted Singapore’s Most Popular Fried Kway Teow.

6. Mdm Betty Kong

Kay Lee Roast Meat Joint

Madam Betty Kong the queen of roast meat has spent years perfecting their craft. Today, their roast meats are so wonderfully aromatic and enticing that they have been offered millions for their recipe.

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7. Mr Choong Yee Hong

New Lucky Claypot Chicken Rice

For more than 30 years, Mr Choong Yee Hong has thrown himself into the creation of mouth-watering claypot rice. Using only charcoal stoves, he proves that when it comes to amazing cuisine, it’s all about the details.

8. Mr Teo Aik Cheng

Noo Cheng Adam Road Big Prawn Mee

Mr Teo Aik Cheng is no stranger to hawker food. For over 20 years, he has dished out chicken rice, wanton mee, roast meats and zi char. But his true love is the perfection of prawn mee. His skills now thrill our taste buds at Noo Cheng Adam Road Big Prawn Mee.

9. Mdm Gwee Guek Hwa

Outram Park Ya Hua Rou Gu Cha

Bak kut teh lovers across the island will be familiar with the work of Madam Gwee Guek Hwa. With finely balanced herbs and spices and truly choice meats, they make some of the best bak kut teh the country has ever known.

10. Mr Hassan bin Abdul Kadir

Selera Rasa Nasi Lemak

After 30 years of working in the kitchens of the Sheraton and Grand Hyatt, Mr Hassan bin Abdul Kadir turned his considerable talents to nasi lemak. The owner of Selera Nasi Lemak, he is a perfectionist who has gone to great lengths to master his craft.

11. Mr Haji Mohammed & Mr Al Malik Faisal

Sin Ming Roti Prata

When it comes to the fine art of preparing perfectly textured prata, you could say some things run in the family. Meet Mr Haji Mohammed and his son Mr Al Malik Faisal of Sin Ming Roti Prata. Together they are preserving and perfecting a recipe that has prata lovers hooked.

12. Mdm Foo Kui Lian

Tian Tian Hainanese Chicken Rice

Ask Singaporeans where you can find the country’s best chicken rice and you can bet Tian Tian is going to come up quite a bit. No surprise when you consider that Madam Foo Kui Lian has been perfecting her dish since 1986.
Press Release