KF Seetoh

Founder and CEO, Makansutra Pte Ltd and The World Street Food Congress

The New York Times calls him a “food guide maven” while CNN hails him a “Guru of Grub.” Accorded and recognised as Singapore’s Food Ambassador by the late Singaporean President Mr. SR Nathan, KF Seetoh lives and breathes hawker cuisine. He is the founder of Makansutra, a popular hawker food guide that celebrates and promotes the best of Singaporean street food culture. Beyond the yearly guidebook which is now into its tenth edition, Seetoh has produced and hosted eight food TV series. These include Makansutra Raw on regional and local television and The Food Surprise on Discovery TLC Asia. He has made numerous appearances on food and lifestyle TV shows worldwide, including The Vision, China’s most watched food and travel show with 400 million viewers, Anthony Bourdain’s various programmes, and The Martha Stewart Show. Seetoh is also the owner and operator of Makansutra Gluttons Bay at The Esplanade, a local dining experience set amidst the alluring cityscape of Marina Bay.