City of Dreams Manila’s Signature Club Holds Korean Food Festival Fit for Royalty
Signature Club members at City of Dreams Manila are treated to an exclusive and rare dining experience as the integrated resort fêtes them with premium Korean fare prepared by an acclaimed guest chef, Grand Master Kim Sungkeun, in the Signature Club restaurant from April 11 to 17. Chef Kim’s creations are inspired by ingredients and dishes served to Korean monarchs, with one of its appetizers, the Joseon Dynasty Milk Porridge or “Tarakjuk”, named after the Joseon kingdom which ruled the Korean peninsula for more than five centuries.
Among the exceptional dishes prepared by Chef Kim are: Kyung Bok Palace Summer Dumpling, the Steamed Five-Colored Prawns, and the Bongwoori Duck Grilled Short Rib Patties. Other must-try courses are the Seoul Beef Bulgogi Salad, Pyung Chang Parilla Seeds Soup, Gang Won Do Cod Fish Stew, Pork Belly Garbi, and the Omija Tea – Chinese Magnolia Vine Fruit Tea.
Chef Kim Sungkeun
Kim Sungkuen is one of the highest regarded chefs in South Korea, awarded in 2008 as a Nationally Recognized Culinary Master and granted a special award in 2014 by the South Korean government’s Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism.
With over four decades of culinary experience, Chef Kim is renowned for championing Korean heritage by preserving the use of ancient cooking methods and techniques passed on through generations. Raised in Pyung Chang, he started his career in 1975 in Yong Pyung Ski Resort and worked in various restaurants as he rose up the ranks. He is currently the Executive Chef in Bongwoori Network Korean Traditional Restaurant Company.
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