INFLASH Interview with Chef Danny Chaney, Executive Chef Aryaduta Bali

Chef Danny (1)


How long have you been cooking professionally?
16 years
What is your most memorable moment since being a chef?
Winning chef of the year in Hong Kong 2013 foodie magazine

What is the weirdest request of food that you had to make?
I don’t do request!! What is on the menu is what you get!!!!

Have you ever thought of opening up your own restaurant in the future?
I have before, with business partners

How would you describe your style of cooking?

When did you realize your passion in culinary world, and what triggers it?
Cooking with my mom at home, then got a job as a part time dishwasher and watching the chefs in action I knew right there this is what I was born to do.

If you were not being a chef, what career choice would you pick and why?
Either a tattoo artist or surf instructor

What do you do for fun during your day off?
SURF!!! SURF!!!!! AND SURF!!!!!!!!!

What is your most favourite food?
I’m a big fan of Japanese cuisine, because its such a fresh well rounded cuisine with lots of different cooking techniques

How do you want to be remembered?
As a good mentor