Foreign cooks ban at proposal stage only, says minister 

Kamles Kumar

Human Resources Minister M. Kula Segaran clarifies that the prohibition will only apply to Malaysian eateries. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, June 23, 2018.

HUMAN Resource Minister M Kula Segaran’s announcement on local cooks for restaurants is only a proposal and still requires discussion with stakeholders.

He told The Malaysian Insight no firm decision had been made.

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  • "So we want locals to be employed as cooks. There will be no compromise... we are giving you notice to do it by December 31," he was quoted as saying. NO COMPROMISE MEANS NO DECISION MADE.

    Posted 5 years ago by Mohanarajan murugeson

  • Are there local accredited training culinary courses? Proposal can help reduce rising OBESITY levels among Malaysians..

    Posted 5 years ago by MELVILLE JAYATHISSA

  • The KLCC Food Court is a glaring example of the blatant employment of foreign cooks and helpers for Malaysian and basic foreign food . At its inception , the KLCC Food Court was to be a owned and operated
    to promote locals. Whilst time is required
    to localize Malaysian food restaurants outlets with Malaysians , the initiative must be firmly adopted.
    Foreign cooks should be welcomed to come and master Malaysian food under a appropriate scheme as a complementary mechanism. Chef Wans concerns should be addressed.

    Posted 5 years ago by Kukananthan Gnanamoorthy