AWARDS & RECOGNITIONS

  • 2019 - NRC Newspaper's Top 50 Cookbooks in The Netherlands for 'Magisch Maleisisch' Cookbook

  • 2016 - Certificate of Appreciation by KL City Mayor

  • 2016 - The Gourmand Awards: Amazing Malaysian Cookbook 

  • 2016 - Recognition for involvement in Penang International Halal Expo & Conference  by Penang State Government

  • 2015 - Appointment as the Kuala Lumpur Food Ambassador

  • 2013 - Runner-up Asian & Oriental Chef of the Year

  • 2012 - Hospitality Guild's Young Hall of Fame Award

  • 2012 - Young Asian & Oriental Chef of the Year Award

  • 2012 - Finalist for Outstanding Achievement by Malaysia Achievement Awards

  • 2010 - Malaysia's Top 40 Under 40'  by Prestige Asia Magazine

  • 2009 - Finalist Manchester Chef of the Year Award

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NORMAN' S PROFILE

 

Born in Penang, Malaysia, Norman moved to the United Kingdom in 1994 to study in Quantity Surveying. After graduated with Honours, he worked in the construction industry for 9 years before switching his career to a full time chef. His first restaurant was opened in Manchester in 2006 and York in 2012, followed by two more in Malaysia in 2014 and 2016. ​In 2010, Norman joined the Formula One Lotus team travelling around the world to cook for the team.

He was featured in Masterchef Malaysia, BBC’s Tom Kerridge Best Ever Dishes and Channel 4’s Sunday Brunch and has been in numerous magazines in UK and Malaysia.

TV Shows

2011 - 'Ala Carte' 13 Episodes for Malaysian TV NTV7

2016 -  'Exploring Malaysian Herbs' 13 Episodes for

             Malaysian TV 'Saluran Okey'

2018 - 'Jelajah Aroma' 13 Episodes for Malaysian TV 'Saluran Okey'

2020  - 'East West Bakes' 13 Episodes for Malaysian TV 'Saluran Okey'

He was appointed as the Kuala Lumpur Food Ambassador in 2015 by the KL Mayor to promote Kuala Lumpur as the gastronomic city to the European market. He curated the KL Big Kitchen Festival, the foodie festival and handpicked the local and international chefs to run cooking demonstrations and cookery classes. 

 

Cookbooks

2010 - ’Malaysian Food’, self published. 

2011 - ‘Resipi Chef Norman’ in Malay language

2016 - 'Amazing Malaysian' in the UK

2019 - 'Magisch Malesisch', Dutch translated of Amazing Malaysian

In October 2018 he collaborated with the Wah Nam Hong Supermarkets in the Netherlands to launch the new restaurant 'Wah Nam Hong Restaurant by Chef Norman Musa' at Westfield Mall of the Netherlands in Leidschendam, The Hague. This pan-Asian concept restaurant is fully funded by Wah Nam Hong supermarkets and run by Norman with his menu and concept ideas.  

He teaches Malaysian & South-east Asian cuisines at the top cookery schools in the UK and Netherlands. Norman is active on his social media (facebook, instagram, twitter and youtube) with more than 100,000 followers in total.

For PR & Booking Enquiries please contact: 


Amanda French - UK & MALAYSIA

amanda@fab-pr.co.uk (+44 (0)7816238175)

Netherlands - info@normanmusamfr.com