About Us


What do we provide?

Nestled in the sophisticated atmosphere of the Financial District, YAO offers a modern Cantonese dining experience. We provide both an à la carte menu and tasting menus starting from $138 per person. In addition, we have assembled a tight wine list that starts from $50 to $2000 Burgundy. The venue includes three private dining rooms and a spacious dining hall.

Shumai, Abalone and Pork

Meet our Team

Kenny Leung

Executive Chef

Chef Kenny’s journey began at the tender age of 15. He's culinary expertise, rooted in classical Cantonese training, seamlessly blends with international inspirations to craft each dish.

Thomas Tang


Thomas Tang, Co-Owner, has been immersed in hospitality since he was a child. He founded August Gatherings with Chef Kenny in 2015 and have been partners ever since.

Join Us

We are always looking for passionate and dedicated professionals to join our team.
If you are interested to join us and grow with our team, please email us at hello@yaonyc.com


Get In Touch

213 Pearl Street 2nd Floor

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