About Yam’s Kitchen
Kelvin Yam (born in 1970) is a Singapore chef and restauranteur. Inspired by his father, who is also a chef in Ipoh, he came to Singapore at an early age to support his 4 siblings as the eldest child of the Yam Family. Born and raised in Ipoh, Malaysia, he moved to Singapore and worked his way up to be recognised as the head chef in the restaurant industry before opening his first restaurant in 2011.
Kelvin owns Yam’s Kitchen in Pasir Ris which specialises in Chinese Zhi Char cuisine. He has opened House of Yam in Kovan, amidst the Covid-19 pandemic. He remains committed and confident in his dishes and continues to invent new recipes for his supportive customers. He founded Supreme Food Industries in 2018, selling local snacks such as Salted Egg Fish Skin under the brand name of Shilepo (食乐坡)
As the founder of Salted Egg Fish Skin (since 2008) in Singapore, Kelvin also created other specialty dishes including the fish tail dishes as well as the “Yuan Yang” Hor Fun (since 1998). Yam’s Kitchen is the first restaurant to serve fish tail dishes in Singapore.
Kelvin is also the consultant to the Singapore Chefs Association (新加坡厨师俱乐部), of which he has represented the association in multiple competitions. He was also a consultant to a popular European Thai Fusion Restaurant located in Nonthaburi.
Over the years, Kelvin’s achievements with hosts of awards and recognition accolades include the Gold award at the International Youth Chef Competition 2009 in China, as well as the Gold award at International Chinese Culinary Competition in China Wulumuqi.
Bringing good food with fresh ingredients and we season everything with love and soul”
Committed to bring gastronomical treats to everyone, Yam’s kitchen has received numerous awards and accolades throughout these years.
Gold at the International Youth Chef Competition 2009 in China(2009 年荣获中国扬州第一界 “国际青年中餐厨师争霸赛”金奖)
Gold at International Chinese Culinary Competition in China Wulumuqi (2010 年中国乌鲁木齐 “国际中餐名厨邀请赛”金奖 精烹各式中西式菜肴及各式甜点)
Gold at 7th World Championship Chinese Cuisine in 2012 (第七届中国烹饪世界大赛金奖)
Top 100 Singapore Excellence Award 2012/2013
Yam’s Kitchen is honored to receive 2013/2014 Singapore Brands Award. It is a symbolisation for being a trusted home brand that offers top quality service, standards and excellence professionalism.
2013/2014 Singapore Brands Award (2013/2014 新加坡品牌奖)
Yam’s Kitchen is honored to receive SG50 Prestige Enterprise Award. We are proud to be recognized as successful Singapore Brands. It shows our dedication for excellent service and quality food.
SG50 Prestige Enterprise Award 2015/16 In the Category Of Prestige Executive
SG50 Prestige Enterprise Award 2015/16 In the Category Of Basic Enterprise