Ahdika Maxi is a chef and restaurateur based in Jakarta, Indonesia. He grew up in Indonesia, Singapore and then Australia, where he began in the professional kitchen as a dishwasher and a food-runner at the age of 15.Since 2010, Ahdika Maxi, alongside award winning pastry chef Karen Carlotta, has provided private dining services to the Jakarta’s top-tier entrepreneurs, celebrities, socialites, and passionate foodies through AMKC Private Dining. Together, AMKC are the chef owners of Union Brasserie, an American brasserie with a twist at the prestigious Plaza Senayan courtyard (est. 2011), Pondok Indah Street Gallery (est. 2013), and Union Deli Central Grand Indonesia (est. 2014). His latest project in 2016, AMKC ATELIER, reflects an utmost attention to boutique dining. Chef Adhika Maxi earned his peers’ respect due to his extraordinary cuisine, playfully juxtapositioning local and western ingredients and techniques.