Hee-sook Cho is a living legend of Korean cuisine who has established the basic standard for Korean cuisine for 30 years. She is also a master of many Korean star chefs who has passed down the basic standard of Korean cuisine. She built up her experience by leading Korean food department at Novotel Gangnam, Grand Intercontinental, Hotel Silla and worked as an executive chef in the Embassy of South Korea in the U.S. She participated as a Korean representative in ‘Rising Asia’ by CIA. She also trained many junior chefs as a professor at Woosong University from 2006 to 2008. As a food culture researcher at Arumjigi Foundation, she led the globalization of Korean food to introduce ‘the taste of Korean food’. Currently, she works as an executive consultant at Korean restaurant in Hotel Seamarq and as mentor for ‘The Taste of Korea’ research project.