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World renowned chef
Date of birth
Point of origin
Lee started working in kitchens at 14 and was chef saucier at a hotel by 19.
Susur Lee, 1958- , Hong Kong.
Lee started working in kitchens at 14 and was chef saucier at a hotel by 19. He immigrated to Canada in 1978, working up to executive chef at a number of restaurants before opening his own in 1987. After a three-year spell in Singapore, Lee returned to Canada in 2000 to open his own acclaimed restaurants.