A WORD FROM THE OWNER
"We are living the American dream," Neon Ngo stated firmly as she began to tell the story of her family and how they came to create AA Garden Fusion, one of the most talked-about new eateries in New Smyrna Beach. Arriving as a refugee in America all the way from Vietnam, her father, Sunny began work as a dishwasher in a MN restaurant. He believes you have to start somewhere. He worked his way up to caterer, sous chef, then eventually head chef of the restaurant until he was able to buy out the business, all within just four years. You can now find this industrious patriarch in AA Garden Fusion's kitchen, alongside his daughter Neon as they make sure every dish is executed with perfection. Family is the core of this restaurant. The whole staff is considered family. Longtime and well-know chef Matthew Frost has been with the restaurant since its inception. He enjoys working at the restaurant and has brought home numerous awards, such as Gumbo, Chili, Chowder, and Suds and Spuds. Frost also known as the Dessert King is known for his spectacular creme brulees remarked, "This family has taken me under their wing and showed me a passionate work ethic. It's contagious." Teri Derma, Manager, exclaimed, "I love working here."