Chef Lisa Revilla
at Dempsey Cookhouse & Bar
Born and raised in the Philippines, Lisa Revilla put her Economics degree on the back burner and headed to the Big Apple to pursue her lifelong dream of becoming a Chef.
After cutting her teeth at several New York institutions – db bistro modern, Perry St and Barbuto – she relocated to Singapore and spent five years at db Bistro & Oyster Bar by Daniel Boulud before joining Spago’s opening team as a Sous Chef here.
Her passion for food has guided her philosophy that good food doesn’t have to be complicated; she personally enjoys “simple food that’s done by people who love and enjoy what they are doing”.
Lisa now helms the kitchen as the Executive Chef at the acclaimed The Dempsey Cookhouse and Bar, where she has been for the past two years