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Meet The 22 Female Chefs Who Lead Michelin Star Restaurants In Asia

They overcame poverty, cancer and self-doubt to pursue their passion for the food business. We celebrate their stories.

People 18 minutes

Meet The 22 Female Chefs Who Lead Michelin Star Restaurants In Asia

They overcame poverty, cancer and self-doubt to pursue their passion for the food business. We celebrate their stories.

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The First Day We Got Our Star: Kim Dong-wook of Muni

Japanese kaiseki restaurant Muni received 1 Star in the MICHELIN Guide Seoul 2021. Chef Kim Dong-wook reveals his philosophy of fullness in simplicity and how he became a sake sommelier.

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The First Day We Got Our Star: Son Jong-won of L'Amant Secret

With a culinary philosophy to continually evolve, L’Amant Secret’s creative interpretation of special dining experiences has led it to a new 1 Star listing in the MICHELIN Guide Seoul 2021. Chef Son Jong-won shares the moment with us.

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Get To Know Seoul’s First MICHELIN Mentor Chef Award Recipient Cho Hee-suk

Hansikgonggan’s chef Cho Hee-suk is the recipient of the MICHELIN Mentor Chef Award. She recounts her culinary journey as acolytes pay tribute to the godmother of Korean cuisine.

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The First Day We Got Our Star: 7th Door’s Kim Dae-chun

Contemporary restaurant 7th Door strives to interpret the DNA of Korean cuisine through expert ageing and fermentation techniques. Chef-owner Kim Dae-chun recounts why he felt overwhelmed on receiving the restaurant’s first MICHELIN Star in the MICHELIN Guide Seoul 2021.

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Meet Joseph Lidgerwood from EVETT: Winner of 2021 MICHELIN Blancpain Young Chef Award

Blancpain is a global partner with the MICHELIN Guide, sharing enterprising values with the MICHELIN Young Chef under the motto "Innovation Is Our Tradition"

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Chefs Kwon Young-woon and Kim Bo-mi from Mitou Present Authentic Japanese Dining in Seoul

In the fifth edition of the MICHELIN Guide Seoul 2021, two of four new One-Star restaurants are serving Japanese cuisine including Mitou. Chefs Kwon Young-woon and Kim Bo-mi delve into the intricate philosophy behind their food.

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MICHELIN Green Star Restaurants: Food for a better tomorrow

Recipients of the new MICHELIN Green star in the MICHELIN Guide Seoul 2021, A Flower Blossom on the Rice and Hwanggeum Kongbat, share their sustainability ethos.

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MICHELIN Chefs Design Eco-Friendly And Healthy MICHELIN MEAL BOXES

Three of Seoul’s celebrated MICHELIN-star restaurants have developed a three-course "MICHELIN MEAL BOX" to cater to the growing demand for environmentally friendly and healthy food.

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Make Your Camping Trip Special With This Barbecued Pork Sauce By Geumdwaeji Sikdang

Park Su-kyoung, CEO of popular barbecue restaurant Geumdwaeji Sikdang, tells us why she loves camping and shares her own recipe for a special sauce to make your campsite barbecue all the more enjoyable.

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What Drives Me: Cho Eun-hee Of Restaurant Onjium

As part of our What Drives Me content series produced in collaboration with Genesis, we speak to chef Cho Eun-hee of one-MICHELIN-starred Onjium about inspiration, leadership and being the link to the past for the next generation.

People 5 minutes

Talking Good Food: A Flower Blossom on the Rice

Restaurateur Song Jung-eun of ‘A Flower Blossom on the Rice’ believes that you are what you eat. She tells her story of good food.

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Drawing Inspiration From Nature: Terreno Chef Carlos Shin

What do chefs do to relax outside of their kitchens? In this 3-part series, we look at the passions that drive Seoul’s top chefs. Terreno chef Carlos Shin tells us why he has always longed for the rural life — and how weekend retreats to his farm outside of Seoul help to recharge and inspire him.

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Kitchen Harmony: Chef Kim Tae-yoon of Juban

Chef Kim Tae-yoon of MICHELIN Plate restaurant Juban tells us how he keeps all the various things in his kitchen in harmony with each other.

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Overcoming Obstacles: Chef Kim Jin-hyuk of Alla Prima

Chef Kim Jin-hyuk may be better known for his whimsical and modern dishes at Alla Prima, but it was his countless challenges in life that shaped him to be the chef he is today.

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How Mosu Chef Sung Anh’s Focus On His Family Inspires Him In The Kitchen

What do chefs do to relax outside of their kitchens? In this 3-part series, we look at the passions that drive Seoul’s top chefs. Chef Sung Anh of two-MICHELIN-star Mosu explains how his family-first focus in life has shaped his decisions both in business and on the plate.

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[Recipe] Gochujang-braised Butterfish by Chef Roh Younghee of Poom

Here, Chef Roh Younghee of Michelin 1 Star Restaurant Poom shows us how we can enjoy gochujang-braised butterfish with seasonal greens in the comfort and safety of home.

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Why L’impression Chef Allen Suh Spends His Days Off Visiting Local Producers

What do chefs do to relax outside of their kitchens? In this 3-part series, we look at the passions that drive Seoul’s top chefs. L’impression chef Allen Suh explains why visiting local producers on his days off provides a rich source of inspiration for his culinary creations.

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