“I did not see such an immense demand for Chinese food in the past. Besides providing great economic and social opportunities for the people of Pakistan, CPEC has also opened a way for the introduction of Chinese cuisine in the country and thus giving a boost to the local restaurant industry as well.”
A chef in a Chinese Restaurant in Islamabad turned restaurant owner, Nisar Hussain Ali has come a long way. He expressed his affection and adoration for China and the Chinese people, by naming his restaurant, “Xinhua” meaning “New China.” The name is not only catchy but attracts customers who love traditional and authentic Chinese food as well.
In an exclusive interview with Startup.pk, Nisar Hussain Ali talks about his journey from being a worker to a chef to a restaurant owner. Along his 16 years of experience he learnt.
“Considering the perks associated with it, I opened my own restaurant several years back. I started from scratch as a chef in another Chinese restaurant in Islamabad and now I have my own setup. Today, I am able to secure a sound and sober livelihood for my family and myself.” [XinhuaNet]
We gather inspiration from Nisar’s story and indeed there is much to learn to be passionate about your work, never hesitate to acquire knowledge of your field and lastly, never stop chasing your dreams.