|Born||1958 (age 55–56)
|Education||Associate degree in chef training and hotel management|
His early career was as an accountant. He says after seeing the popularity of many types of Asian food in Western countries he decided to promote Malaysia and other South East Asian countries using their food.
He has an associate degree in Professional Chef Training and Hotel Management from the California Culinary Academy and a Ritz Escoffeir Diploma from the Hôtel Ritz Paris. He is currently a brand ambassador for AirAsia.
In an interview in February 2010, Chef Wan highlighted that he is of mixed ancestry; his father has Riau Malay and Javanese ancestry while his mother is of Nyonya and Japanese descent. Chef Wan has two children, one of whom is Serina Redzuawan, an actress who has appeared in several Malaysian drama series. Chef Wan's son, Muhammad Nazri bin Redzuawan, is following in his father's footsteps by becoming a chef as well.
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- "Malaysian Celebrity Chef, Chef Wan's TalkAsia Interview Transcript". CNN. 26 August 2004. Retrieved 28 April 2010.
- Selling ice to eskimos, 25 February 2010, The Nut Graph
- "Chef Wan’s daughter, actress Serina weds". The Star Online. Retrieved 1 January 2010.