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The food philosophy of chef Ivan Yuen at the Shanghai Terrace is based on his years of growing up in China. Yuen’s passions — family, traveling and learning about new food — make his job as chef de cuisine meaningful and fulfilling to him. You can practically taste his love for Chinese cuisine in the food. With a focus on regional foods and ingredients, Yuen develops creative menus each season. Considering he has more experience in Chinese cooking than you can imagine, the dishes that come out of Yuen’s kitchen are absolutely delicious. From Shanghainese specialties to twists on classic Chinese meals, each and every item on the menu at the Chicago restaurant reflects Yuen’s passion for his culture and its cuisine.