Janice Who?

For over a decade, Janice has written, spoken and produced multimedia work on the subjects of food, luxury travel, media and social entrepreneurship. Although based in Hong Kong, her writing can be found across the globe, in such publications as Condé Nast Traveler, Hong Kong Tatler, South China Morning Post, New York Times, Monocle, Wall Street Journal, Eater, and more. She started her career in food writing first at a community magazine in Melbourne, and in Hong Kong at LUXE City Guides.

Social Entrepreneurship

Under her food sustainability platform Honestly Green, in late 2015, she launched a food-focused farmers market, Tong Chong Street Market, co-presented with Swire Properties, and in 2017, Honestly Green launched Poho Market.

The markets grew from her 2012 project, Island East Markets, which was the largest urban farmers'  market in the city, and showcased artisanal products that were locally and responsibly made and grown.

For her efforts towards food sustainability, she was named "Inspiring Homegrown Entrepreneur"in the inaugural Women of Hope awards and made part of Generation T by Hong Kong Tatler.

F&B Insight and Expertise

As senior director of Little Adventures in Hong Kong, she consults on the Hong Kong food & beverage scene, and designs and leads custom food and culture experiences, working with world renowned chefs, as well as clients such as CNN and Cathay Pacific.


Beverage awards, lists and guides

Janice judges and contributes to major local and international food & beverage awards, lists and guides, and speaks and moderates on panels regarding the food & beverage industry, sustainability, lifestyle media and social entrepreneurship.

Education

She is a graduate of the University of Melbourne, and also holds a WSET Advanced (Level 3) Certificate, which just means she is serious about enjoying a tipple.

Selected Mentions and Appearences

Articles

Audio/Visual

Panels/Talks

  • Melbourne Food and Wine Festival, Theatre of Ideas, March 2018.
  • Tatler Table, Taste of Hong Kong, March 2017.
  • TEDxHong Kong, November 2016.
  • The Business of Blogging, General Assembly, Hong Kong, March 2016.
  • Women Extraordinaire Forum, Hong Kong, April 2014.
  • WOM Guide launch, Hong Kong, February 2012.
  • Blogging 101, Social Media Week, Hong Kong, February 2012.