Food for Thought

  • Published by Sevil Oren
How is life Treating You? Bitter or Sweet?

Korea has always been near and dear to Turkey with a soft spot in our hearts through what had been lived and is promising to be lived in better circumstances than during the years of war. However, the difficult years are over and Korea is heading to a bright future with “A Taste to Remember”.

The cooking competition as announced below will bring the “Tastes to Remember” into life again.

All interested and uninterested participants should join this competition as a tribute to the past with a salute to future comradeship between the two historically connected countries.

The Tourism Promotion Office of the Republic of Korea in Istanbul is working to flourish this historical past with a promising future organizing various promotional activities.

The participants in order to attend the elimination competition (first phase), are requested to apply from by sending an application request message, including 2 photos of a Korean Food, Cooked by themselves (The Participant should be in one of the photos as well), the name of the food, name and contact details of the participant, until 29 October 2013. After the elimination competition through those photos, the final competition with the attendance of 15 finalist participants, will be held in Gaya Korean Restaurant (Abdulhak Hamit Caddesi No:32 80090 Taksim-Istanbul) on 09 November-Saturday, starting from 14.00. The names of the 15 finalists will be announced from their facebook page and also from their web-site. LG branded excellent prizes and Korean Tourism Organization Certificates are waiting for the first 3 runner-ups. The sponsors of the competition are The Consulate General of The Republic of Korea, LG and Gaya Restaurant.

The Prizes:                      1st runner-up, LG Television

                                        2nd runner-up, LG Mobile Phone

                                      3rd runner-up, LG Vacuum Cleaner

Also on the same day of the final phase of the competition, on 9 November-Saturday, starting from 10.00, they will be carrying out a kimchi workshop, in which a limited number of participants (30 persons), will be having the opportunity to learn from a chef cook how to prepare kimchi which is an essential part of Korean Cuisine. All the required ingredients and kitchen equipment for this workshop will be provided by the sponsors and the participants are not required to bring anything else.
Photo Credit: Tourism Promotion Office of the Republic of Korea

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