Born in Vancouver, Canada to Hong Kong Chinese parents, Candice is co-founder of and currently heads family-owned business Bite Limited which includes Triple O’s by White Spot, Hong Kong’s most famous and first frozen yogurt brand Yo Mama, the Hong Kong branch of Italian restaurant Panino Giusto, Ciao Chow – Italian Cafeteria in California Tower, LKF as well as the world-famous Italian gelato brand GROM.
BA (Linguistics) from York University in Toronto, Canada
MBA (Luxury brand management) from ESSEC in Paris, France
Upon moving to Hong Kong in 1994, Candice worked at Ogilvy & Mather Hong Kong (Account Services). She then moved to France to pursue her MBA, after which, she moved to New York City to work in the marketing department as a Market Analyst at Diane Von Furstenberg Studio.
Following her stint in New York, she returned to Hong Kong and worked in publishing at Communications Management as Promotions and Special Events Manager.
Then she and her family opened the doors to the first Triple O’s in Asia, starting with Hong Kong, Pacific Place, to huge success, and adding 5 more stores in the next years. Yo Mama, a frozen yogurt concept, was launched in 2009 in Hong Kong’s up-and-coming Star Street Precinct and counts 5 stores in town as of today. Panino Giusto soon followed in 2014 with two additional opened in the territory, Ciao Chow – Italian Cafeteria in the iconic “California” space in California Tower, Lan Kwai Fong. After this, the crazy-trendsetting GROM was added to the group with its first shop in IFC.
Presently, more things are happening at Bite. We have so many ideas: some crazy, some workable. Stay tuned.
Candice is a wife and a working mother of one as well as a stepmother of another.