Tetsuya Wakuda

Tetsuya Wakuda

Chef Tetsuya discovered a flair for cooking at 22, after he moved from Japan to Sydney. He opened his restaurant, Tetsuya’s, in the Australian city in 1989, and it has been consistently included in the World’s 50 Best Restaurants list.

Chef Tetsuya also continues to win critical acclaim for Waku Ghin, his first overseas restaurant located in Marina Bay Sands.


  • Awarded two Michelin stars for Waku Ghin in 2017, 2018, 2019, 2021 and 2022
  • Awarded Asia's 50 Best Restaurants 2019 - No. 40
  • Forbes Travel Guide 2015 – 2021 (Five-Star Restaurant)
  • Meituan Dianping Most Popular Restaurant Award 2017
  • Received Lifetime Achievement Award – Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants 2015
  • Waku Ghin made the San Pellegrino World’s 50 Best Restaurants list in 2012
  • Tetsuya’s was named Restaurant of the Year in Sydney Morning Herald’s Good Food Guide in 2008


Waku Ghin

Japanese | Celebrity Chef | Signature Restaurant

Two Michelin Stars, Michelin Guide Singapore 2022

L2-03, Level 2 Dining at The Shoppes 


Japanese | Celebrity Chef Restaurants | Bar & Lounge | Bars

Lobby, Hotel Tower 2    

Interview with Tetsuya Wakuda