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Alex Kuk & Diego Ng

Temple Street Eatery

Alex and Diego have brought Asian American comfort food to the business district of Ft. Lauderdale with Temple Street Eatery. Boasting global street fares that inspire guests to enlighten their palate. Both are graduates of FIU Chaplin School of Hospitality and Tourism Management.

With over 10 years of experience in a number of competitive restaurants, both large and small, Alex and Diego have engaged themselves in the operations of Hillstone, RA Sushi, Catch Miami, Morimoto, Sushi Maki, Blade Sushi, as well as playing key roles in the South Beach Wine and Food Festival.

Diego born in Venezuela, of Chinese decent, has been influenced by many great chefs as well as his travels of the world. This has fueled his passion of fusing traditional flavors and techniques of the world while educating people on culture through food.

Alex from Hollywood, Florida is also of Chinese decent. He continues a family tradition by being a fourth generation South Florida restauranteur. After managing restaurants across the US & teaching for FIU in Miami & Tianjin, China as well as the Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale, his passion led him back to bringing food of his Asian heritage to South Florida.

More about Alex Kuk & Diego Ng

What is your ultimate comfort food? DIEGO: NOODLES! ALEX: DUMPLINGS! If you weren't a chef, what would you be? Diego: sports therapist for Manchester United FC Alex: teacher What three things are always in your pantry? Diego:soy sauce, tapatio hot sauce, kewpie mayonaisse Alex: cornstarch, housing sauce, five spice powder If you could cook with anyone in the world, who would it be? Diego: Gaston Acurio Alex: My Father