An All-Star Line up of Taste-Makers
To offer superb dining experience, Rêver brings together world-class talents from various areas of expertise. The founding members all graduated from prestigious international culinary academies, and all of them have worked in and managed several Michelin-starred establishments.
Co-founder | Group Executive Chef
With a bachelor degree in Culinary Arts and Food Management at the prestigious Johnson & Wales University in New York, Biao has over 10-year of experience in top restaurants including Hilton Beijing, Daniel Boulud’s Maison Boulud a Pekin and three-Michelin-starred Daniel in New York City. He also actively involves in culinary exchange and competitions including gold medal at the renowned American Culinary Federation Championship and exchange with top chefs like David Kinch, Willment Leong, Chris Young, etc.
Co-founder | Chief Executive Officer
With a master degree in Behavioural Studies and Economics at the University of Warwick in the United Kingdom, Kan also graduated from top culinary school, The Institute of Culinary Education New York then staged at three-Michelin-starred Daniel. He worked in global branding department at Walgreens Boots Alliance on corporate branding and marketing then joined GF Securities in 2016 responsible for numbers of investment project from IPO to financing, NEEQ list to merger and restructuring, focused on health and pharmaceutical.
Co-founder | Chief Operating Officer
With a bachelor degree in Geography at Hong Kong Baptist University, Edward has 20-year experience in branding, marketing and public relations, specialized in luxury lifestyle across top international brands like Audi, SONY, Richemont Group, Martell Cognac, Hong Kong Jockey Club and more. In 2016, he graduated at Le Cordon Bleu London then joined Michelin-two-starred Ta Vie in both kitchen and service teams. Later he moved to its mother company, Global Link as Marketing Director, responsible for strategic planning, marketing communications, operation and guest experience; expanded the group from 4 brands, 6 outlets to 10 brands, 18 outlets in two years with a total of six Michelin stars from Tenku RyuGin, Ta Vie and Sushi Saito.
With a master degree in architecture at Cardiff University in the United Kingdom, Royal Institute of British Architects Part 2, Patrick is a seasoned architect served in world-renowned architect consultancies including Kengo Kuma & Asssociates and AIM Architecture, responsible for top class projects including Polytheatre: Shipyard 1862, Hongqiao International Convention Centre, Wuzhen Muxin Art Museum, Headquarters of Trustbridge Partners in Shanghai, Gentspace Shanghai Flagship Store, Zuczug Beijing store and more.
Partner of Branding
Eight is an award-winning global branding and design firm. Ranked #1 brand consultancy and #1 design firm by Marketing Magazine, the company helps senior decision-markers create magical brand experiences. Founded in 1993, the firm works with the world’s most ambitious brands across Asia and beyond – from Apple and Blackstone to Cathay Pacific and Dyson. Eight’s awards range from Red Dot Awards, Cannes Lions nominations to a string of awards for brand consulting, identity design, product design, interior design and brand communications.
Head of Music, MusicStyling
Partner of Music Consultation
Since 2004, London-based MusicStyling has worked closely with luxury hospitality brands to create bespoke music collections that reflect the brand’s unique personality, style and ethos. The soulful soundtracks at Rêver are tailor-made by Mat Anthony, the Head of Music who has produced a number of fantastic pieces for top international artists like Kylie Minogue, Serge Gainsbourg and various luxury hotel groups including Mandarin Oriental, Four Seasons, The Dorchester and more.