Atlanta, Oct 5, 2017 — The Korean Consulate General of Atlanta and the Korean Food Global Association, S.E. USA hosted a “Modern Korean Gala” Dinner at Westin Perimeter North. The gala dinner is hosted in conjunction with the Korean Thanksgiving “Chuseok” Day.
Ambassador Seong-Jin Kim, Consul General of Korea in Atlanta delivers the keynote address at the gala dinner.
Over 150 guests were treated to Korean cuisine prepared by Michelin award winning chef Jason Oh, who owns restaurants in Seoul and Las Vegas.
Chef Jason Oh presented six-course meals that included appetizers Amuse Bouche, Seoul Garden, and Chestnut Soup. He also showcased Korean short-ribs “Galbijim”, royal cuisine “BiBimbap”, and traditional dessert made from cinnamon with dried persimmon “Sujunggwa.”
Ambassador Kim also announces that he will be completing his posting in Atlanta and will be returning to Seoul at the end of the month. He had served the past three years as the Consul General and remains popular with the Korean community in metro Atlanta.
“We are proud to share our food heritage with the American guests. Korean cuisine has been cultivated with over 5,000 years of history and a long line of tradition,” said John D. Son, President of Korean Food Global Association, S.E. USA.