Chef Izu is a Nigerian-born, UK-raised chef with many culinary influences under his belt. He is known to enhance the region’s culinary offering with exquisite flavours and unrivalled attention to detail through his leading restaurants. “Discipline is true freedom; with discipline, you can choose how you live without distraction and noise—living life like a kid – a life full of undisturbed discovery.” Chef Izu lives by the ethos that life is not about ownership; everything is loaned and borrowed, and nothing belongs to you when you learn. You can consider that you have learned only a small portion of what there is to learn in life. Ahead of the opening of Kai Enzo, Chef Izu’s newest rooftop restaurant, in an exclusive sit-down interview with Seymone Moodley, he generously shares his journey, philosophy, and latest adventures.