Episode 201 ft Mei Lin from Day Bird LA and Top Chef

Episode 201 ft Mei Lin from Day Bird LA and Top Chef

Episode 201

Trusting your skills and taking big opportunities as they come with Mei Lin from Day Bird LA and Top Chef

This week’s guest is something that a lot of people both inside and outside of the industry will know.

She has worked with acclaimed chefs such as Wolfgang Puck and Michael Symon, and following her win on Top Chef Season 12, she was also a personal chef for Oprah Winfrey. This week’s POH host Kay-Lene Tan was also lucky enough to work with her when she visited Melbourne in 2019 on a pop-up with Victor Liong at Lee Ho Fook. This week’s guest is Mei Lin from Day Bird LA and Top Chef USA.

In this podcast we discuss:

-How Mei Lin’s journey started.

-What inspires her food.

-What made her want to join Top Chef.

-From being on Top Chef and now, Iron Chef America as well, what she has learnt from being in so many cooking competitions.

-Why she decided to concentrate on fried chicken for Day Bird LA

-Her hobbies aside from cooking.

-The advice to anyone who wants to join the hospitality industry.

Please find our guest information here:

Website: http://www.meihlin.com/ (http://www.meihlin.com/)

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/meilin21/ (https://www.instagram.com/meilin21/)

Please find us here at POH:

Website: https://principleofhospitality.com/ (https://principleofhospitality.com/)

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/principle_of_hospitality/ (https://www.instagram.com/principle_of_hospitality/)

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Mentioned in this episode:

Fine Food Australia

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Meet your hosts:

Kay-Lene Tan