Posted by Gordon Cheyne
Chef De Cuisine Jeffrey Tan is especially well-known as a Guest Celebrity Chef in Asia and Australia. He is an Executive Chef Member of Les Toques Blanches, and has cooked for world famous Chefs and Royalties.
He came to Australia in 1981, and noted the evolution of culture driving the evoultion of the cuisine: his food can be described as International cuisine with an exotic Asian twist and showcases fresh local produce.
Jeffrey heads IPF Culinary Consultancy Services, a Cooking for Charity Initiative. He started this initiative in 2006 and has raised over $4.3 million for various charities including Australian Rotary Foundation Trust, Prostate Cancer of Victoria, Variety Club of Victoria, Spastic Children Centre of Malaysia, Dementia Australia, The Otis Foundation, Tibetan Disaster Relief Fund and the Manan Foundation of Indonesia.
He is internationally recognised as a master-blender of cuisines. His culinary creation has been described as a blend of new and traditional cooking techniques, fresh ingredients and simplicity in its creation and presentation. 

Jeffrey believes that the most important ingredient in any culinary creation is quality. He selects only the finest premium Australian products for his gourmet meals. 
He described how he is booked a year ahead for banquets and private culinary events, raising money for The Rotary Foundation, Dementia Australia and the Otis Foundtion. His book, “Cooking for Charity”  was produced by the Rotary Club of Manningham, and all profits go to these charities. It can be obtained from the website: