Oct. 18 - David Yeo quit his job as a financial lawyer after dinner guests begged him to start a restaurant. The latest addition to his global empire is a London outpost of Hutong on the 33rd floor of The Shard
▲ Hide Transcript
▶ View Transcript
-- -- -- Chinese mother so I don't mind all that happened Google's tool. You're -- please take both physically. I think have. And date -- did just that steady transitioning from his job as a sixty orient to -- dishonest restaurants business. Thirteen years on the and 23 restaurants they say he's still going strong. Just Ginny Owens the London outpaced a -- tall revered restaurant he had been in Hong Kong. -- specializes in ordering Chinese news is sunny thirty not for all of London's iconic shots building. So he gets from working down big day to where he is now. Speaking for these banking analyst amongst us. -- we look very long hours of speculative projects and to me you know when we finished meetings in the middle of the night. The times go to bed that would threaten me the next day. But the lawyers who -- looking for the night proof reading. Structuring the deal and then we're up against whom it kind of like you know look even longer housed in the bank -- And so often nineteen years of that in a new kind of thing like -- keep continuing doing this. Ironically it was a long Alice in constant business -- that next data -- and detaining. What time I got home I really want to stand. So as a matter of actually bring in the mountain to Mohammed sided -- weapon and -- that. With my cooking and says so one thing led to another and it just became more and more elaborate more fun. Kinds of people the -- to me day that you should have restaurant. -- to the feedback from -- missing a team together. And -- -- in 2000 his best restaurants an announcement at home phone call saying hey. The kids hey don't thanks to a. Keep -- by myself to reopen the guy just came pennants that discussions that if you got -- purchase sent it to me. We thanked him for the for the can't have no idea so we thought what's Conde Nast Java. And actually -- -- let's go -- and nine months late two hour show. We were both hit 100 hopes of me tables in the world. It's hard to see why given David's hands on approach to the business. Nothing gets on the other content and you unless it's run Palestinian fest. And he's even got to say intake on one of persons and -- which holds deep it's meth. Did. You guys have been cut that -- punishing. Even design -- -- ask himself. How good that it's his six training Mets put him in good days too funny restaurant empire. I have it easier than most people think it's you know it's a very very structured. But very organized receive things from zero to two at the end at the end of the day you know microscopic look. But this is mobile does not necessary and it breeds success -- need to know belong here do you think that a black womanhood. And Suton. And really could cut you America. And David says he does setting his sights teaching expansion in Paris new York and take care. It's now just paints a finding the right dozens.
Press CTRL+C (Windows), CMD+C (Mac), or long-press the URL below on your mobile device to copy the code