• PRESS RELEASE – FROM 31 AUGUST TO 14 SEPTEMBER, HONG KONG WELCOMES BACK IRON CHEF JUDY JOO FOR THE LAUNCH OF THE NEWLY RENOVATED JINJUU HONG KONG & A SPECIAL COLLABORATION WITH MINA PARK OF SOOK

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    <<14th August, 2017 – Hong Kong>> Mark your calendars, because the French-trained Korean-American Londoner, TV celebrity chef, award-winning cookbook author, UK Iron Chef champion and Jinjuu’s founder Judy Joo will be making an anticipated return to Hong Kong! From 31 August – 14 September, Chef Judy Joo will grace the city with her presence for the exciting re-launch of Jinjuu Hong Kong. To match the restaurant’s striking new interiors, Chef Judy Joo and Team have crafted new seasonal lunch, dinner and weekend brunch menus that pack a delicious punch. From the a la carte selections, guests can look forward to fabulous creations such as the Baked Kimchi Halibut (HK$240),Korean Cauliflower (HK$180), Naengmyeon (HK$140), Korean Baby Back Ribs (HK$160) and more that bring a lip-smacking taste of Modern Korean cuisine.

    Chef Judy Joo Collaborates with Mina Park of Sook

    Whilst in Hong Kong, Chef Judy will be collaborating with Mina Park, the ever-talented founder of Sook, to host two marvelous nights celebrating Modern Korean cuisine at Jinjuu Hong Kong. A project inspired by Mina’s mother, Sook strives to breathe new life into traditional Korean cuisine through collaborations, workshops and writing. Based in Hong Kong, Sook is a project that gathers like-minded individuals and individuals who hope to learn more about the Korean culture through food. Over the years, Sook has hosted incredibly successful popups in Hong Kong, London, Lisbon, Japan, the Philippines and Myanmar. Someone who knows her way around the kitchen, Mina’s cooking has been featured on CNN and in Surface, Hong Kong Tatler, Apple Daily, Sassy Hong Kong, Crave Magazine, Foodie Magazine and more.

    Save the date for 6 and 7 September as Chef Judy and Mina will bring you a 6-course Modern Korean menu priced at HK$888 + 10% per guest (6-course cocktail and wine pairing available at an additional HK$300 per guest). 10% of the dinner proceeds will be donated towards Mother’s Choice.

     

    JUDY JOO X MINA PARK SPECIAL COLLABORATION MODERN KOREAN MENU

     

    Welcome Drink

    a complimentary glass of Billecart Salmon Champagne or Lychee Lover

     

    TRIO MANDOO (DUMPLINGS)

    Savory meat, seaweed & tofu, truffle & mixed mushroom.

    Served with dipping sauces.

    Paired with Urlar, Sauvignon Blanc

     

    MACKEREL CRUDO

    Fresh Dutch mackerel crudo served with spicy spring onion salad,

    shredded daikon remoulade & soy pickled vegetables.

    Paired with Bourgogne, Vincent Girardin

     

    HANWOO JEONG SIK

    Grilled hanwoo kalbi served with assorted Korean side dish dishes.

    Paired with Powell & Sons, Grenache Shiraz / Malbec

     

    NAENGMYUN

    Korean style cold buckwheat noodles, seared Aussie beef tenderloin, spicy gochujang based

    sauce & soft boiled egg.

    Paired with Urlar, Sauvignon Blanc

     

    MAESIL GRANITA

    Maesil (plum wine) granita, red plum compote.

    Paired with Pinot Grigio

     

    GINSENG GREEN TEA CRÈME BRULEE

    Paired with Riesling or K-Pop Pornstar

    As this exciting collaboration will only take place for two nights, interested guests should make a reservation as soon as possible. Please note that a minimum of two persons is required for this 6-course menu.

    This summer, Jinjuu has much to offer with a brand new interior, refreshed a la carte menu and a unique collaboration between two powerful Korean pioneers. There’s nothing quite like celebrating modern Korean cuisine with a feast prepared by none other than Chef Judy Joo.

    <<ENDS>>

    About Jinjuu Hong Kong                                      

    Jinjuu, meaning “pearl”, is Hong Kong’s premier modern Korean restaurant and bar headed by French-trained Korean-American Londoner and celebrity chef Judy Joo. Located in the beating heart of Lan Kwai Fong, the new and improved Jinjuu presents a thrilling cross between social dining venue and vibrant late-night bar. A night at Jinjuu is one not to forget, so join us for an evening of dinner, drinks and dancing led by the beats of smooth house and soulful R&B by the resident DJs.

    Address: UG/F, 32 D’aguilar Street, Central, Hong Kong
    Email: info@lkfgroup.com
    Website: www.jinjuu.com/hk
    Tel: 3755-4868

    Facebook: www.facebook/JinjuuHK
    Instagram: @jinjuuhk
    Hashtag: #JinjuuHK