Marja Vongerichten and Tony Kim
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 17 AT 9:30
CHIKO After Dark Series with Chefs Marja Vongerichten and Tony Kim
The menu specials begin at 9:30 pm and will last until midnight, Saturday, February 17th. The event is not a ticketed event; walk-ins are welcome. Doors are open to all on a first come, first serve basis. Alcohol specials will be announced.
An additional late night Kitchen Counter seating will be offered at 10:30. These reservation holders will be served to our Eat the Menu tasting with the bonus of our guest chefs’ unique creations. The $50 cost per person will remain the same for this late night Kitchen Counter experience.
Originally from Orange County, California, Tony began his career in restaurants in the front of the house before making the transition into the kitchen. He was recruited out to New York in 2011 as the executive sous chef at Le Colonial in Manhattan. Tony joined Momofuku in 2013 and is currently the Executive Chef at Noodle Bar.
Marja Vongerichten is the host of PBS’s “Kimchi Chronicles,” which airs in the US as well as internationally. She is also the author of a companion cookbook “Kimchi Chronicles: Korean Cooking for an American Kitchen.” Along with her husband, Jean-Georges Vongerichten, Marja opened a Korean barbeque restaurant named “Chi-Q” in Shanghai, China in 2014. Chi-Q won “Best Korean Restaurant of 2014 Shanghai Best 50” award by Shanghai WOW, and recognition as “The Top 12 Things We Ate in Shanghai in 2014” on Time Out website. Marja has her own brand of pop up Korean restaurant called “Kimchi Goddess,” that she features in colleges and universities, such as American University in Washington, DC, in partnership with ARAMARK, Inc. Marja has created her own line of Korean food products, “Marja’s Original,” which will soon be on the international market for sale. Marja has helped to introduce Korean food and culture to America.