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              Michelin-star Vegan Restaurant 'Balwoo Gongyang' Comes to Le Cordon Bleu Ottawa


              Michelin-star vegan restaurant 'Balwoo Gongyang' comes to Le Cordon Bleu Ottawa

              Le Cordon Bleu Ottawa is excited to announce an exclusive showcase by the Michelin-star 'Balwoo Gongyang' restaurant in Seoul, Korea, who will be presenting the culinary art of Korean Buddhist cuisine, or Temple Food, right here in Ottawa.

              The dinner is presented in partnership with the Korean Cultural Centre of Ottawa and Signatures Restaurant. The event will serve as a wonderful opportunity to enjoy a completely different aspect of traditional Korean cuisine and culture.

              Korean temple food is 100% vegan, as it focuses exclusively on non-meat and eco-friendly ingredients, as well as uniquely Korean culinary techniques and recipes to nourish the body and mind as an integral part of the practice to enlightenment.

              Balwoo Gongyang also plays an active role in promoting Korean Buddhist traditions and culture as it is operated by the Jogye Order of Korean Buddhism whose history dates back 1,200 years.

              There will be two separate events open to the public Tuesday, September, 19 2017 there will be a dinner at Signatures Restaurant that you will have to book seperately and on Wednesday, September 20th 2017 there will be a demonstration showcasing traditional Korean cuisine, history and techniques that you can book on the below RSVP link.

              Tuesday, September, 19 2017 from 6:30 pm - Dinner (Sold Out)

              Taste the traditional recipes and delicacies of Korean cuisine from Michelin-starred, Balwoo Gongyang restaurant. Temple food is the food of tradition that inherits the prototype of unique Korean food culture. Guests will have the option between a non-spicy and spicy menu, which includes dishes such as Beoseot Bokkeum (stir-fried mushroom with Doenjang), Yangbaechu Muchim (seasoned cabbage with black sesame seeds) and Woo-ung Deulkkae Tang (Perilla see soup with burdock) with flavored berry tea.

              Korean temple food is 100% vegan, as it focuses exclusively on non-meat and eco-friendly ingredients, as well as uniquely Korean culinary techniques and recipes to nourish the body and mind as an integral part of the practice to enlightenment.

              Balwoo Gongyang also plays an active role in promoting Korean Buddhist traditions and culture as it is operated by the Jogye Order of Korean Buddhism whose history dates back 1,200 years.

              Dinner Information:
              Date: Tuesday, September, 19 2017
              Time: 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm
              Location: 453 Laurier Avenue East, Ottawa
              Reservations: by phone 613-236-2499 at Signatures Restaurant
              Cost: Dinner is $50 per person plus tax and gratuities (Wine pairing additional)
              Menu: Korean Dinner Menu
              Tickets are limited and we expect this event will book out quickly, to avoid disappointment please reserve at your earliest convenience.

              Wednesday, September, 20 2017 from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm - Demonstration (Sold Out)

              Watch and learn as Michelin-starred, Balwoo Gongyang restaurant demonstrates to a room full of guests how to prepare traditional Korean cuisine,, the traditions of Korean Temple food, tastings and a Q&A.

              Balwoo Gongyang creates original temple food of traditional recipes handed down in Korean temples. It's the place to enjoy not only the taste but also the tradition and culture of temple food.

              This event is complimentary and open to the public with limited space and tastings available, to register to attend please RSVP below.

              Event Information:
              Date: Wednesday, September 20 2017
              Time: 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
              Location: 453 Laurier Avenue East, Ottawa

              Contact Information & Questions:
              Sarah Saleh - Student Services Coordinator
              Tel: +1 613 236 2433 ext. 2378
              Email: ssaleh@cordonbleu.edu

              Additional Information Please Contact:

              Jung Joon Rhee
              Public Relations Coordinator
              Korean Cultural Centre
              150 Elgin St., Unit 101
              Ottawa, ON, K2P 1L4
              613-233-8008 ext. 206
              jungjoonrhee@korea.kr
               


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