Korean gastronomy takes center stage as the Korean Cultural Center and Sofitel Manila co-hosts this year’s Korean Food Festival, a five-day long culinary celebration with Korean food-related cultural events at the hotel.
Korean Chef Jang Bo-Ik of Grand Ambassador Seoul Associated with Pullman will conduct live Korean cooking demonstrations and lessons, which will be held at Sofitel Manila.
To kick-off the food festival’s opening today, Chef Jang will feature renowned Korean dishes to the visitors. These dishes will remain at Spiral, the buffet restaurant of Sofitel, for the rest of the month.
Adding more fun to the festival will be the performances from KCC’s traditional Korean performance team Korean Fan dance and Gayageum presentation of Art Specialist Jung Minji.
An exhibition of the traditional Korean clothing “Hanbok” and photo exhibition of Korean dishes will be displayed for the guests to enjoy. Guests will also have a chance to experience wearing the Korean traditional clothing while enjoying the flavors of Korean food.
The food festival aims to further promote the Korean cuisine in the country and that same time to strengthen the ties of Philippines and Korea.