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Born: December 22, 1948, Guangzhou, China
Birth Country: China
Occupation: Chef

As long as the food is well prepared and not overdone, I think it tastes good. It doesn't matter if it's Chinese, Japanese, anything.
- Martin Yan

Happiness is within. It has nothing to do with how much applause you get or how many people praise you. Happiness comes when you believe that you have done something truly meaningful.
- Martin Yan

I don't like to waste anything. Any food left over from the night before is always eaten the next day.
- Martin Yan

I normally don't eat junk food.
- Martin Yan

I think being famous is more of a hindrance, a constraint, than just letting yourself be free.
- Martin Yan

I've never considered myself a celebrity or even part of the entertainment business. I'm a cooking teacher.
- Martin Yan

If I could only have one type of food with me, I would bring soy sauce. The reason being that if I have soy sauce, I can flavor a lot of things.
- Martin Yan

People who don't travel cannot have a global view, all they see is what's in front of them. Those people cannot accept new things because all they know is where they live.
- Martin Yan

So when I do Chinese cooking, I mix everything together, then the kids have to eat their vegetables. They won't have the patience to pick them out.
- Martin Yan

Some people never contribute anything positive to society, they may even drain our resources, but most of us try to do something better, to give back.
- Martin Yan

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