David Chang

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David Chang founded the Momofuku restaurant group, including two Michelin-starred Momofuku Ko, Ssäm Bar, Noodle Bar, and Majordōmo in New York, Las Vegas, and Los Angeles. The chef has been instrumental in reimagining Modern Asian cuisine and influences culinary culture, hosting Ugly Delicious on Netflix, The Next Thing You Eat on Hulu, and the Dave Chang Show podcast.


David Chang began his career in New York City working under Jean-Georges Vongerichten at Mercer Kitchen and Tom Colicchio at Craft Restaurant. He opened Noodle Bar in 2004 and has since won six James Beard Awards: Rising Star Chef of the Year in 2007, Best Chef: New York City in 2008, Best New Restaurant in 2009, Outstanding Chef in 2013, Who's Who of Food & Beverage in America in 2014, and a 2019 Media Award for Outstanding Reporting for Deep Dive and Food for Thought, from the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics. 

Chang co-authored the Momofuku cookbook; Cooking at Home: Or, How I Learned to Stop Worrying About Recipes (And Love My Microwave); and Eat a Peach: A Memoir. He produces his own multimedia content through Majordomo Media.


Chang graduated from the French Culinary Institute in 2001.

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