Hou Xinqing

Elegant Style, Exquisite Flavours

Tian Xiang Ge

Shangri-La Hotel, Xian

Chef's Philosophy on Huaiyang Cuisine

Seasonal menus based only on fresh sustainable ingredients.

One of China’s most celebrated Huaiyang masters, Chef Hou Xinqing is famous for his intricate knife skills and passion for fusing traditional recipes with innovative new techniques.

As Executive Chinese Chef of Jiangnan Wok at Shangri-La Hotel, Nanjing, Chef Hou’s culinary creations have received local and international acclaim for their enticing taste and originality.

The Experiences

In his desire to carry forward Huaiyang cuisine, Chef Hou innovates while keeping the essence of traditional recipes and ingredients alive. He has crafted menus that celebrate delicate and delightful flavours, such as his signature Boiled Shredded Bean Curd Soup and fresh Sautéed River Prawns.


Dine with

Gao Xiao Sheng

at Shangri-La Hotel, Changchun

Named as one of the “Top 50 Chefs in China,” Chef Gao’s authentic dishes will celebrate the quality, colour and aroma of Huaiyang cuisine.

Dine with

Zeng Yue

at Shangri-La Hotel, Fuzhou

Having trained with great Hong Kong master chefs, Chef Zeng’s classic dim sum creations will surprise and delight with their traditional Cantonese flavours.


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