Ji-Soon Kim, an expert in Jeju’s traditional cuisine, is currently demonstrating 150 dishes at the Jeju Island Natural History Folk Museum. She has also established the Institute of Preserving Traditional Food of Jeju. Kim has been researching the preservation and improvement of traditional Jeju dishes for many years. Having been acknowledged for her contribution to the improvement of the image and development of the local culture of Jeju through her research, she was appointed the first Master of Traditional Food of Jeju. She is the author of two books, Jeju Foods and the Traditional Food Culture of Jeju.

Highlight: The first Master of Traditional Food of Jeju Island and director of Kim Ji-soon Culinary Academy