Mihal Ashminov co-runs his restaurant <Zelen>, located in Itaewon, Seoul. He is also currently a cast member in Korean TV show ‘Please Take Care of My Refrigerator’.

He was born in Sofia, Bulgaria and began his cooking career at Sheraton Sofia Hotel Balkan. Then he moved to Westin Chosun Hotel in Korea and has opened a traditional Bulgarian restaurant <Zelen>. Zelen means ‘green’ in Bulgarian which he declares his aim: ‘to offer fresh green Bulgarian dishes to Korean people’.