Peter Cuong Franklin
Vietnam-born chef Peter Cuong Franklin developed a passion for cooking from an early age – his mother runs a noodle shop in Central Vietnam – and today champions the country’s vibrant food culture. His street-food inspired restaurant Anan Saigon was voted Vietcetera Restaurant Of The Year 2022, was No. 39 in Asia's 50 Best Restaurants 2021 and was featured in Time World’s 100 Greatest Places of 2021. Harper Bazaar’s Vietnam Chef of the Year 2019 who was also listed as Tatler Asia’s Most Influential Tastemakers of 2021, Franklin works with local charities like Saigon Children’s Charity, KOTO and STREETS International, helping disadvantaged youth gain experience and employment in the hospitality industry.