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Chris Chung's culinary knowledge has been influenced by many cultures. Chris was born in Honolulu, but grew up in Macao (a former Portuguese colony) where food is a marriage of Eastern and Western flavors and traditions. His family eventually returned to Hawaii where Chris attended school and worked in various Japanese restaurants on the island of Oahu, learning both front and back-of-the-house positions. Chris worked as Chef at Ken Oringer's sashimi bar UNI where he was eventually named "Rising Star Chef" in 2009. Today, Chris is Co-Owner/Executive Chef of French-Japanese fusion restaurant AKA Bistro in Lincoln, Massachusetts.