DAVID JEAN MARTEAU, Secretary General of Greater China

Award-winning executive chef David Jean Marteau has been cooking and traveling around the world for over twenty years. David’s recipes aim to awaken the senses, turn the ordinary into the spectacular, and educate the palettes of his international clientele. Not satisfied with the traditional, well-known recipes of Western cuisine, he reshapes, reconstructs, and delivers on his promise of great food for the most astute food critic to the homegrown foodies looking to spice up their cooking.Experiencing the rigors of being an executive chef serving a multicultural clientele as well as some celebrities, such as Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, actresses Halle Berry, Queen Latifah, actor Robert Carlyle, NBA superstar Yao Ming and president Georges Bush Senior, to name a few.In 2004 Chef David was rated one of the “Top 5” chefs in Canada in the Tabasco National Contest.In 2005 Chef David was also rated one of the “Top 30” best chefs in Canada in the Nestle National Competition.In 2013 and 2014 Chef David was selected amongst the top best 50 Chefs and Top best 6 Chefs in China for the New Western Cooking Competition.In 2007 Chef David  moved to Shanghai, China and started working at the Parkyard Hotel, he still manages to make appearances at regional cooking competitions and aims to mentor young Chinese chefs in the art of Western cooking. In recognition of his contribution to the culinary arts, David was inducted into the Chaîne des Rôtisseurs Shanghai chapter as well as the  Canadian Culinary Federation in the summer of 2010.Then in 2012 inside the famous French culinary association of “The Escoffier Society” greater China chapter.In 2013 Chef David was also inducted into the prestigious Culinary Hall Of Fame. Chef David is the author of:  “Creative Cooking for the Global Kitchen” available at http://www.amazon.com/Creative-Cooking-Global-Kitchen-International/dp/0...