Chef Edward Kwon has been a chef at the Hotel Ritz Carlton and the W Hotel in San Francisco, the Sheraton Grand Hotel in Tianjin, China, executive chef of the Fairmont Hotel in Dubai, and executive chef of the famous Hotel Burj Al Arab in Dubai. Although he specializes in French cuisine, he is interested in globalizing Korean cuisine, so infuses his dishes with Korean flavors and styles. He has been appointed consultant to various national banquet events and recently become the executive chef for the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, for which he has developed 10 special menus. As CEO of EK Foods, he runs <Lab XXIV>, and <Elements>. <Lab XXIV> has been on the La Liste World 1000 Restaurants since 2016.