Michael Hung

Executive Chef, SO·PA and The Colony Club

When he’s not riding his motorcycle through the desert, Michael Hung oversees the development and preparation of seasonal New American entrées at two posh hotel restaurants in Palm Springs: SO·PA at L’Horizon Resort & Spa in Palm Springs and The Colony Club at The Colony Palms Hotel & Bungalows. Hung began his culinary career in New York City at acclaimed restaurants Daniel and Aquavit, and later moved to San Francisco, spending nearly a decade at Michelin-starred French restaurant La Folie. He has received rave reviews for his food and notably consulted with Disney Pixar on the Oscar-winning animated film Ratatouille alongside greats Thomas Keller and Guy Savoy.