David Chang
Chef & Owner, Momofuku Restaurants
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Whom would you like to interview?

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"Would I get to hang out with them?"

David Chang

David Chang is a Korean-American chef who is known for his unique combination of Asian food and French technique. After graduating Trinity College, Chang worked briefly in the financial services before embarking upon his career as a chef. Chang attended the French Culinary Institute and opened his first restaurant, Momofuku Noodle Bar, in Manhattan's East Village in 2003. Momofuku proved a resounding success; food critics as well as customers loved the restaurant's signature dishes, such as the Asian burrito and the kimchi and pork consomme.

In 2006, Chang opened his a second restaurant, Momofuku Ssam Bar. Chang was honored as both GQ and Bon Appetit's 2007 Chef of the Year. Chang is unapologetic about his food. "We do not serve vegetarian-friendly items," Chang has said. "Vegetarians are a pain in the ass as customers."

Transcript

 

Question: Whom would you like to interview and what would you ask?

 

David Chang: Man, I don’t know what to say on that one.  Would I get to hang out with them?

This is going to get me crucified – no pun intended – but I’d probably want to interview some type of religious figure like Jesus or Muhammad just to see if they're full of shit.

 


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