Alexander Ong


About Alexander Ong

Born and raised in Malaysia, Alexander Ong apprenticed at the Shangri-La Hotel in Kuala Lumpur for 4 years before coming to United States. Recruited by the Ritz Carlton Buckhead in Atlanta, he has traveled throughout United States working on assignments for the company. In 1995, he moved to San Francisco where he worked with chef Jeremiah Tower at Stars for 3 years. Though he was trained in classical French cooking, he decided to return to his Asian roots and opened Le Colonial’s kitchen and then Xanadu in Berkeley.

    • Three Stars
      San Francisco Chronicle
    • Bib Gourmand
      Michelin Guide

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    • Rising Star Chef
      San Francisco Chronicle
    • The Big Eat SF
      7X7 magazine
    • ChefsFeed Winner
      One of the Best Things to Eat in SF

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