Korean Food Festival enthrals guests

Karachi, November 27, 2012 (PPI-OT): The Consulate General of the Republic of Korea hosted Korean Food Festival 2012 and flew in two renowned chefs from Korea for the event. Chef Sang-chul HAN, (Master in Food Service) and Chef Moo-sub KIM, arrived in Karachi to participate in the Korean Food Festival.

About five hundred of guests were feted with a wide range of healthy food and the culture of Korea. The people appreciated the taste of the delicious food and hailed the gifted nature and unique culture of the Korean people.

Korean cuisine offers a wide range of tastes and styles. Most Korean foods are made with all natural ingredients like soybean paste, soy source and red pepper powder.

However, the most important ingredient is devotion as Koreans believe that preparing a truly delicious meal requires care and dedication.

The food festival provided Karachiites an opportunity to experience and get better acquainted with Korean culture and is yet another milestone in strengthening the friendship between the people of Pakistan and Korea.

The festival was indeed a well-appreciated effort at sharing Korea’s rich and unique culture and discovering the rich flavours of Korean cuisine.

Koreans believe that creating and eating good food is a work of art and a part of heaven. Korea has unique traditions devoted to preparing food right from growing ingredients, cooking, table setting, sharing to its consumption. Thus Korean food is a taste of home made from mother’s love.

Korean food features the community spirit, nature friendly philosophy, and humanism of the Korean people. Perhaps for this the reason Korean food can now be enjoyed in many countries and people from all over the world fall in love with Korean cuisine.

Consul General of Korea, Mr.In-ki LEE, said that next year will mark the thirty anniversary of diplomatic ties between Korea and Pakistan and Consulate General has been planning to organize various cultural events to commemorate thirty anniversary along with Korean Embassy in Islamabad.

As first step, Korean Consulate General hosted “Korean Food Festival” with the full support of HE Ambassador Choong-joo Choi, and Korean Government as well.

Apart from food festival, a chorus comprising of thirty Korean ladies and gentlemen sang several traditional songs and made the event special. Even though they are not professional, many of them used to be members of famous chorus and they have done lots of hard works for practicing last three months. Korean Food Festival enthrals guests

For more information, Contact:
Shamshair Khan
Press Information Officer
Embassy of the Republic of Korea
Block.13, Street. 29, Diplomatic Enclave II, ISB-
Tel: 051-227-9380,
Fax: 051-227-9384