Soogil

Chef Soogil Lim
Photo by Michael Tulipan via Soogil

Born and raised in South Korea, Chef Soogil Lim was originally majoring in Biology. His interest in culinary world was sparked when he went into a restaurant and saw a sign that said “Make People Happy.” It prompted him to research culinary education and enter the Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, NY. Upon graduation, he began his training in French cuisine at Daniel, one of New York’s most acclaimed fine dining restaurants. Through his hard work and great talent, he was able to move up the ranks and become the first Korean Sous Chef in the restaurant’s history. After working for 7 years under Chef Daniel Boulud (three as Sous Chef) and honing his French technique, he became Executive Chef at Hanjan, where he ran the kitchen for 4 years. With the opening of his own restaurant, Chef Soogil Lim will blend the two backgrounds he knows best: French and Korean.

Featured Salads provided by Chef Soogil Lim
on July 19th, 2022:

Soy Glazed Chicken Breast with Udon Noodles,
Mesclun Greens, Broccoli, Pickled Kumquat, & Yuzu-Soy Vinaigrette

Tofu with Udon Noodles, Mesclun, Broccoli,
Pickled Cumquat, Shiitake Mushrooms, Sesame Seed Vinaigrette

Featured Salad provided by Chef Soogil Lim
on April 29th, 2021:

Soy Glazed Chicken Breast with Udon Noodles,
Mesclun Greens, Broccoli, Pickled Kumquat, & Yuzu-Soy Vinaigrette

Featured Salad provided by Chef Soogil Lim
on January 21st, 2021:

Tofu Salad with Broccoli, Shiitake Mushrooms,
Pickled Kumquat, Mesclun Greens, & Wild Sesame Dressing

Photos courtesy of Soogil

Soogil

108 E 4th St, New York, NY 10003

www.soogil.com

Follow Soogil:

More like this:

People's Kitchen

Mission Chinese

People’s Kitchen partners with Mission Chinese to bring our guests unique Sichuan-style dishes Chef Danny Bowien.

Read More »
People's Kitchen

Lafayette

People’s Kitchen partners with Lafayette to bring our guests everyday French cooking by Chef Andrew Carmellini.

Read More »
People's Kitchen

Wayla

People’s Kitchen partners with Wayla to bring our guests homestyle Thai dishes by Chef Tom Naumsuwan.

Read More »
People's Kitchen

Dufour Gourmet

People’s Kitchen partners with Dufour Gourmet to bring our guests traditional French meats by Chef Aurélien Dufour.

Read More »
People's Kitchen

Laut

People’s Kitchen partners with Laut to bring our guests South East Asian Michelin rated dishes by Chef Salil Mehta.

Read More »
People's Kitchen

JoJu

People’s Kitchen partners with JoJu to bring our guests modern Vietnamese sandwiches.

Read More »