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If anyone knows authentic Sichuan cuisine, it’s Chef David Li. Chef David has been experimenting with Sichuan flavours since he was 14 years old. Now the executive chef at his titular restaurant, he creates recipes and trains the talented chefs in the kitchen.
With over 20 years of experience in the industry, David Li started his journey searching for the best peppercorns and dried chilli, which is the heart and soul of authentic Sichuan Cuisine. Chef David mixes traditional ingredients with creative food concepts to create a modern Asian dining experience like no other.
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Turing authentic Sichuan cuisine into Asian Fusion, what we like to see is, customers are satisfy with the image on your plate.
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FOH & BOH
Working as a team, ideally to deliver a consistency emphasis on high quality food and customer satisfaction.
Organising am experienced kitchen team, who got talent, capacity and genius on creating of new Sichuan Fusion Cuisine.
We were immediately impressed by the Szechuan Spicy Grilled Barramundi. Weighing in at a whole kilogram, the giant heated grill filled with a fiery red was presented at our table. Within, the crumbed barramundi stood front and centre…Read More
Chef David Launch Brand New Sichuan Grill Menu In Melbourne
If anyone knows authentic Sichuan cuisine, it’s Chef David! …Read More
Chef David Ditch The Hot Pot For Grill At Your Table Sichuan Snacks
Everyone’s favourite late night feed, Chef David, are firing up the barbecue and tempting the tastebuds of the CBD with their NEW SICHUAN BARBECUE GRILL MENU…Read More
Chef David Reignites with a New Sichuan Menu
Everyone’s favourite technicolored restaurant, Chef David, are firing up the barbecue and tempting the tastebuds of the CBD with their NEW AUTHENTIC SICHUAN FUSION MENU…Read More
First Look: Chef David is the Flashy New Sister Eatery to David’s Hotpot – And It’s Open Until 2am
This 160-seater has a multimillion dollar fit-out, strobe lights and an iPad ordering system. There are more than 100 ingredients on …Read More
Enjoy the flavour and excitement of authentic Asian hotpot in Melbourne. They’ve spent years researching and continually developing Asian spice combinations to produce the best…Read More
Chef David – Elizabeth Street’s upmarket eatery specialising in authentic Sichuan Cuisine will have your tastebuds tingling for more!
We’re so excited to share, Chef David the upmarket eatery has reopened, not as a hotpot restaurant, but specialising in authentic Sichuan Cuisine…Read More
The Chef David menu has a focus on grilled seafood and the fiery flavours of Chengdu. They combine traditional Chinese flavours and fresh seafood, with Sichuan’s famed spicy and numbing peppercorns…Read More
Chef David is impressive, regardless of when you visit. During the day, natural light spills through the floor-to-ceiling windows and shines off patent-leather seats, polished concrete walls and brass finishes. After sunset, new life is breathed into the mammoth 160-seater space – neon signs glow, strobe…Read More
Chef David Is Melbourne's New Multimillion-Dollar Hot Pot Destination with a 4am Licence
On the off-chance you’ve already slurped your way through Melbourne’s recent boom of new hot pot restaurants (think Panda Hot Pot and Jiyu Thai), here’s yet another one to check off your hit-list. The boldly executed Chef David has landed on Elizabeth Street in a vision of marble, metallics and neon blue…Read More