Chef Victor Bongo – Establishment Lounge
Check out our Profile of Chef Victor Bongo of Establishment Lounge
Victor Bongo, a talented and promising young man of African descent, has made his way to a respectable reputation by creating works of art and challenging the culinary standards by incorporating flavours from different ethnic backgrounds in his exquisite dishes. Chef Bongo is the author of a cookbook titled: “The Excellence of Chef Victor Bongo”, which was published in March of 2009 by Xlibris Corporation. In addition to his extraordinary work in the kitchen, Chef Bongo is passionate and dedicated to providing positive changes within the community, both here in Vancouver & in his birthplace in Africa. He is on the board as Vice President of Chain De La Solidarite Nord Sud Foundation; a non-profit organization giving assistance to the people developing countries around the world. Futhermore, Chef Bongo is currently working closely with the Dr. Greg Chang of Super Chefs of the Universe, which is devoted to the prevention of childhood obesity, to put together a program that will focus on children picking and cooking with fresh, healthy foods.
His creations have landed him the honour of Chef of the Year in the Yukon Territory four years in a row from 2008-2011. He has been awarded the title of one of the top ten best chefs in all of Canada; being featured in local newspapers such as The Vancouver Sun and Vancouver Metro-News and has also been a guest on CityTV Vancouver’s “City Cooks”. Chef Victor Bongo credits the foundation of his career to his mentor Edmund Liew, the 3-star Michelin Chef who was apart of the winning Team Canada-Alberta at The World Culinary Cup in Luxemburg.
Be sure to say Hi! to Chef Bongo at EAT! Vancouver from May 24 – 26th at BC Place Stadium. He will be showcasing his famous African Peanut Soup and the new Lamb Sliders as well as unveiling the Establishment Lounge new Spring / Summer menu.
Address: 3162 W Broadway, Vancouver, BC V6K 2H3
Phone: (604) 736-7576