New Chef at YEN Restaurant, W Taipei

  • A YEN signature, The Beauty, The Moon, featuring braised crab and winter melon with black truffle lobster sauce.

    A YEN signature, The Beauty, The Moon, featuring braised crab and winter melon with black truffle lobster sauce.

  • New YEN executive chef Ken Yu.

    New YEN executive chef Ken Yu.

  • YEN specializes in traditional Chinese cuisine presented with a Western look.

    YEN specializes in traditional Chinese cuisine presented with a Western look.

  • Known as The Pearl, the dish features pumpkin bisque with black truffle and crab-shrimp paste.

    Known as The Pearl, the dish features pumpkin bisque with black truffle and crab-shrimp paste.

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YEN Chinese restaurant recently named Ken Yu as its new executive chef. The modern eatery serves innovated dishes that take their influences from around the culinary-diverse China in a light, bright dining room with double-height glass windows located on the 31st floor of the W Taipei. Chef Yu comes to YEN with more than 25 years of professional experience including stints in the Michelin-starred Cuisine Cuisine at The Mira Hotel and The Venetian Macao, and brings his unique style of creating traditional Cantonese cuisine and presenting it in a modern, Western form. The mix will not only introduce new ways of serving Chinese food, it will also cater to the palates of both locals and visitors. Signature specials include poetically named dishes like The Pearl, a bisque with black truffle and crab-shrimp paste or The Beauty, The Moon, creation of braised crab pincers and winter melon with black truffle lobster sauce.

For more information, visit YEN Chinese Restaurant at the W Taipei.

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