Like a proven recipe, newly weds George and Mei Wang have combined ingredients to create a winning result.

A student of accounting at Binghamton University in upstate New York, Mei Wang brings a keen understanding of the business. Her husband, also formerly of New York, is from a family of restaurateurs specializing in Asian cuisine.

And so it's not surprising that the recently opened Golden Star Buffet in the Von's Plaza appears to be doing brisk business.

In April of 2006, the couple began renovating the retail space, which had long been vacant.

Golden Star offers both Chinese and American cuisine.

"Everything is from scratch," Mei Wang said.

Featured items are crab legs, sushi, beef, roasted pork, shrimp, pizza and lasagna. Other dishes include sweet and sour pork, fried or steamed rice, chow mein and other traditional Chinese food. Desert items are also offered.

"I think we're going to do well."

Lunch buffet is $5.99. Dinner, which includes a complimentary drink, is $9.99.

The Wang family also owns Star East Buffet in the Ralphs Center at 20240 Highway 18, Unit A, Apple Valley. The Hesperia location is at 17376 Main St.