Angus An, Chef
Chef, Maenam Restaurant
Chef Angus An is one of Vancouver’s most influential chef-restaurateurs, with a slate of seven restaurants and eateries in his restaurant family: Fat Mao Noodles, Freebird at Home by Maenam , Longtail Kitchen, Maenam, Popina Canteen, Popina Cantina, and Sen Pad Thai. Chef Angus’s flagship restaurant, Maenam, has received many local and international accolades, among them 2016 Restaurant of the Year (Vancouver magazine) and 2018’s Top 25 Restaurants in Canada (En Route magazine), as well as being named one of Zagat’s Top 200 restaurants in the world. Chef Angus has also been honoured with two prestigious invitations to showcase his cooking at world - renowned James Beard House. In May 2020, Chef Angus published his first cookbook, Maenam: A Fresh Approach to Thai Cooking. A flavour-driven chef, Angus creates dishes that are rooted in impeccable technique. His combined fine-arts and French culinary training give him a unique perspective on cooking as a balance of art and science, resulting in recipes that seamlessly blend tradition, innovation, and presentation.