Courses of study: Pastry Arts 1999
Current occupation: Corporate Pastry Chef of Ku De Ta Restaurants in Singapore, Bangkok and Hong Kong
Winner of Iron Chef Thailand (Pastry), Jason Licker, is a corporate pastry chef overseeing multiple locations in Asia. His first internship was at Union Square Café in NYC while training at the French Culinary Institute’s Pastry Program. Offering to work for free at first, Jason earned a pastry cook position at the Michelin 3-star Jean-Georges, an experience which prepared him for his first pastry chef position at Metrazur at the age of 23. Jason then opened the The Shore Club in Miami Beach where he was promoted to executive pastry chef overseeing all food and beverage outlets including Nobu Miami Beach. Jason has held executive pastry chef positions at the Peninsula NYC, The Westin Bund in Shanghai, The Venetian Macau Hotel and Resort, and The JW Marriott Hong Kong. His new role as corporate pastry chef includes operating Ku De Ta Hong Kong while overseeing Bangkok and Singapore Operations.