Friday, September 24, 2010

korean food fest

GUEST KOREAN EXECUTIVE CHEF SPICES UP DINING AT OAKROOM

Oakroom presents Korean Chef JK Park for its “Korean Food Festival” on September 23-30, 2010 at Oakwood Premier Joy~Nostalg Center in Ortigas. Chef Park is concurrently Food and Beverage Manager and Executive Chef of Oakwood Premier Coex Center in Seoul and he will be assisted in Manila by Demi-Chef Son-ho Choi from the same property. Oakroom will showcase the sweet and zesty flavors of Korean cuisine, which diners will be delighted to know is healthy and well-balanced due to its low fat and high grain and vegetable content. Oakwood Premier Joy~Nostalg Center’s General Manager Brian Connelly says, “We are excited to hold the “Korean Food Festival” as part of Oakwood Asia Pacific’s Chefs Exchange Program. I worked with Chef Park in Seoul for three years and am proud to bring him over to Manila as ambassador for exemplary Korean cuisine. Korean foods are usually boiled or blanched, broiled, stir-fried, steamed, or pan-fried with vegetable oil. Other standard items are hot soup or stew, a variety of vegetables and side dishes with an array of seasonings that make up the unique essence of Korean cuisine. At Oakroom, the menu will include GAL BI GU I (Grilled beef ribs), BUL GO GI (Stir fried beef), DOL SOT BI BIM BAP (Sizzling stone pot bi bim bap), HAE MUL TANG (Seafood stew), SAM GYE TANG (Traditional Korean chicken soup), BO SSAM (Wrapped boiled pork with Kim chi), JAP CHAE (Stir fried glass noodles) and BI BIM NAENG MYEON (Spicy mixed buckwheat noodles). Chef JK Park has been with Oakwood Premier Coex Center for more than six years. Previous to this, he was connected with the Marriott, Renaissance and Ramada. He has received numerous awards in his field and is ably assisted by Demi-Chef Son-ho Choi who recently won the gold medal in a Korean international culinary competition. Oakroom is at the 6th level of Oakwood Premier Joy~Nostalg Center Manila located on 17 ADB Avenue, Ortigas Center, Pasig City. For reservations, please call 719 1160 (direct line) or 637 7888 / 910 8888 ext. 8604.

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