Say hello again to Chef Next Door, Chef Jonas Ng

Lifestyle, together with The Group Entertainment, welcomes another feisty, hot character on the block this July. Veteran chef and restaurateur Jonas Ng returns on Lifestyle and will once again charm us with his wit and easy cooking tips with a new season of “Chef Next Door.”


Chef Jonas, head chef and owner of Huat Pot Hotpot Restaurant in Greenhills and Le Jardin in Bonifacio Global City, takes us on a culinary journey to the food industry by showing you the faces, places, and stories behind the food industry that we are only starting to discover.

Dubbed as one of’s “Top 10 Hottest Chefs in Manila,” Chef Jonas is taking the heat out of the kitchen and into your TV screens. His show “Chef Next Door” is sure to be every wannabe-cook’s guilty pleasure.

“The new season will be bigger, bolder and me, hotter,” Chef Jonas said laughingly. In the show, he shares the easiest and most practical ways to cook restaurant recipes, some tricks of the trade and chef hacks that he has learned over ten years of working inside a high-pressure, solution-oriented professional kitchen.

Each episode teaches viewers how to come up with restaurant quality output from modern urban limitation and just like in real-life kitchens, be prepared to see how Chef Jonas bounces back from realistic kitchen struggles like lack of time, space, and budget by doing his #chefninjamoves as he “MacGyver” his way to coming up with creative and informative solutions in every kitchen crisis he is thrown with.

“Chef Next Door Season 2” will air regularly on Lifestyle every Wednesday at 9:30PM, Thursday at 1:00AM, Saturday 6:00PM, Sunday 10:00AM, Monday at 3:30PM, and Tuesday at 12:00MN.

The show is a joint production venture by The Group Entertainment and iSnap Creatives.

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