After graduating with a management and psychology degree, Astrie pursued her passion for the fashion world by attending the renowned Parsons School of Design where she focused on fashion design. After completing the program she worked as a fashion stylist on the Tony Danza Show at NBC, followed by a design associate role at Jill Stuart. Astrie also spent a summer working at Henri Bendel under Laura Saio, the well known head of the beauty department, before moving back to Indonesia to start her own succesful fashion line for women and children. Thanks to her sharp aesthetic sense, Astrie was highly involved in the development of 2 restaurants in Jakarta and was later involved in their day to day operations. Astrie is a passionate foodie who has been fortunate enough to try and indulge in foods around the world. She brings her well established design background to the project as well as creative input and quality control for the menu.
David is a career entrepreneur with a successful track record launching businesses in South East Asia. He has spent 5 years directly related to the F&B space, first launching the Asian Food Channel where he was responsible for ad sales and bringing celebrity chefs from around the world to Singapore for dining events. Later, he set up 2 successful F&B restaurants in Indonesia which have become landmark establishments, one of which was nominated to the Miele Food Guide for South East Asia. As someone who lives to eat, David has munched his way around the planet, tasting countless dishes at their points of origin, giving him an internationally defined sense of food.