Jiho Kim & Kelly Nam - Joomak Banjum
Jiho Kim & Kelly Nam - Joomak Banjum

Jiho Kim & Kelly Nam - Joomak Banjum

Regular price $135.00
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Thursday, September 23rd, 2021 @6PM



Jiho Kim and Kelly Nam, the culinary team behind Joomak Banjuma Korean-Chinese fusion restaurant executed with French technique. They will be teaching on Thursday, September 23rd, from 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM EST. In this class, Kim and Nam will showcase their sweet and savory dishes — with the guiding principle that you should have fun with your food.  The in-house class has limited seating and is selling quickly. To ensure your place at this event, book your ticket soon.

We offer two types of culinary experiences (see below).

Chef Bios:
Jiho Kim and Kelly Nam started working together at the two-Michelin-star The Modern (from Union Square Hospitality Group), where Kim was the executive pastry chef and Nam was the sous chef. 

Kim, a native of Korea, began his culinary career at the five-star Renaissance Hotel in Seoul. He began working in the US at Sandrine Bistro in Boston, followed by a year at Viridian Restaurant in Washington, DC. In 2006 he joined the L’Espalier team in Boston. Previously, Nam had been the executive pastry chef at Stephen Starr’s Electric Lemon.

Experience #1: In-person at De Gustibus (class limited to 48 guests)

An intimate live event inside our state-of-the-art classroom and studio.

$135 + NY sales tax per person

  • Demonstration and tasting of the four-course menu with an amuse bouche
  • Paired sparkling, white and red wines provided by Kobrand Wines
  • Choice of bottled S.Pellegrino® Sparkling Natural Mineral Water or Acqua Panna® Natural Spring Water
  • Freshly brewed Lavazza coffee offered after the class
  • Recipe booklet, which includes promotional offers from our various partners, including a 10% discount to shopping at Macy's

Safety protocols:

  • We follow New York City law and ask to see proof of vaccination upon entering the school. This is for the safety of our staff, chefs, and fellow guests like you. 
  • Doors open 15 minutes prior to class time; you will be greeted by one of our team members who will lead you to your assigned seat
  • Assigned seats, based on party size
  • Masks required for all guests when entering the school and leaving your seat when using the facilities
  • Staff required to wear masks throughout the class
  • Tables and chairs are sanitized prior to arrival
  • Bathrooms will be sanitized periodically throughout the event

Experience #2: Virtual Class 

For those who prefer to listen and learn from home. 

$30+ NY sales tax per person

What is included:

  • Live demonstration on Zoom
  • Ability to ask the chef questions live via chat
  • PDF of the recipe booklet
  • You will receive an email with the link and recipe booklet 24 hours prior to the class