September 26, 1918|
Changsha, Hunan province, China
November 30, 2016 (aged 98)|
|Children||Chuck Peng (son) and Walter Peng (son)|
Peng Chang-kuei (Chinese: 彭長貴; pinyin: Péng Zhǎngguì; 1918–2016) was a Taiwanese chef who is generally credited with being the creator of General Tso's chicken, a popular Chinese dish in Western countries. Peng was a chef to Chiang Kai-shek, and migrated to New York City in the 1970s, opening a restaurant which was frequented by United Nations officials. He made the dish sweeter to cater to the US palate.
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