Soo Jin Kim opened the doors of Food & Culture Academy, set in the heart of the city, in early December 2003. The school offers professionals and amateurs the opportunity to study a number of courses.
She is an expert in Korean food, life skills cookery, and started her career as she was trained very hard by her mother-in law over 30 years. She majored in food cookery at University, worked and researched in Korean cuisine and its history for more than 20 years.
Following her time at Food & Culture Academy, Soo Jin Kim worked extensively as food consultant, writing, teaching, developing recipes, styling for food photography, leading cookery demonstrations and as a tasting panel member.
She also works a lot in government business to promote Korean food to the global.
Ellie Hyewon Lee began on the path to a career in food after she completed a Master degree at Korea University of international business then started working
at a marketing department at Food & Culture Academy.
Following her achievement at, she gained restaurant experience in Korea and overseas, In addition, Ellie Hyewon Lee has worked as a food stylist in filming, advertising, photo shooting.
She has been teaching and performing Korean cooking classes since 2004. Classes taught by Ellie Hyewon Lee are brought with a sense of personal feel, which only she can bring, a feel that puts the novice at ease, and gives the more experienced a new perspective on kitchen techniques.
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