Chef Surja Tjahaja (prounounced sir-jah cha-hi-ya) believes that cooking brings people together. For the past 15 years he has passionately taught cooking classes as a way of building relationships between people. His gourmet creations speak right through the tummy and straight into people’s hearts. Drawing on his cosmopolitan and international living experiences, Surja is well-versed in French, Italian, Japanese, Southeast Asian, and American cuisine. His professional background encompasses both restaurant ownership and management. He also holds a MBA in International Business from the University of Southern California and has years of experience in business management and employee training.
West Linn Tidings reporter, Patrick Malee, joins Surja's Miso Ramen class and shares his experience in cooking with a Master of Miso.
Chef Surja shares the secrets of making his original baked egg roll recipe on KOIN TV's Studio 6 show.
To see what Barbara Randall, food writer for the Lake Oswego Review and West Linn Tidings, has to say about cooking with Chef Surja click here.