Zamzani Abdul Wahab (Chef Zam)

Chef Zam
Zamzani Abdul Wahab

(1970-04-19) 19 April 1970 (age 50)
EducationUniversity of West London

Zamzani Abdul Wahab, (born 19 April 1970) popularly known as Chef Zam is a Malaysian celebrity chef.[1]

Background and education[]

Chef Zam was born and raised in Kuala Terengganu where he practised cooking in the kitchen with his mother since the age of 7 years old. He has a diploma in cuisine from Universiti Teknologi Mara (UiTM) in 1993. After that, he worked as a chef in several hotels before pursuing a bachelor's degree in Associate of Science degree in Hotel-Restaurant Management and a bachelor's degree in Hotel-Restaurant/Institutional Management both from Johnson and Wales University, USA. Chef Zam worked in New York for three years. Then he returned to Malaysia and worked at KDU College since 1998. In 2003, he won a scholarship to study for a master's degree in Hospitality Management from Thames Valley University, London. After two years there, Chef Zam returned to Malaysia and returned to teaching at KDU College.

He is currently[when?] the Head of Special Projects at KDU College's School of Hospitality, Tourism & Culinary Arts, Selangor, Malaysia for the past 11 years.


He appeared in multiple television appearances such as Garam Gula, Citarasa Selebriti, Ole-ole Malaysia, Serimas...Selera Dunia, Aroma Selebriti, Chef Selebriti Realiti TV (Suria TV, Singapore) dan Sajian Ramadhan 2008. He also served as a brand ambassador for Philips.