K-Style Hub

Category : Museums/Galleries | Korean Food
May 17, 2016

 

 

 

K-Style Hub

 

Encounter Korean Food

 

 

Food reflects the lifestyle, philosophy, and pretty much everything about the country.

Every cuisine has its own uniqueness, and Korean food reserves special characteristics as well.

Korean cuisine is basically the combination of rice, soup and side dishes that are well balanced in nutrition and flavor, and the special trait, Korean fermented foods including kimchi, doenjang, and gochujang have become internationally popular for thier exotic taste and health benefits.

K-Style Hub, the one stop Korea Tourism centre has opened on April 11th, and the K-drama star, Song Joong-ki is appointed as the ambassador of Korea Tourism Organization(KTO).

The KTO's headquarter's building is now transformed and equipped with 4 floors filled with information and exhibition, all that is related to Korea Tourism.

Consisted of 4 floors. Each floor is consisted of Tourist Information Centre, Korean Food Exhibition Hall, and Experience Hall, and the Cultural Product Hall.

 

 

 

 

Floor Information

 

2F Tourist Information Centre (TIC) : Comprehensive information on Korean tours & Medical tourism

 

 

 

3F Exhibition Hall : A place to experience the traditional Korean food and culture

Keywords: Tradition, nature, time, fermentation and storage, the wisdom of Korean cuisine

 

 

 

 

4F Experience Hall : A place to sample and enjoy a variety of popular Korean dishes

Keywords: Present, experience

 

 

 

 

5F Art Market Hall : Display of the Korean cultural products K-Brand

Keywords: Future, food•clothing•shelter, appreciation and consumption

 

 

 

 

 

Operating Hours

10:00 - 18:00 (Closed Tuesdays)

The tourist information center on the 2nd floor opens 09:00 - 20:00 (Open all year round)

Free interpretation service in four languages: Korean, English, Chinese, Japanese

  • 9 sessions a day in total
  • It takes 30-40 minutes to complete.

 

Admission

Free of charge

 

 

 

 

Introduction to Hansik

Program Details

Learning Zone

  • General Cooking Class: Students can taste food after cooking rice, soup and basic side dishes
    • ·Beginner: An easy-to-learn single menu, such as bulgogi (2 hrs, $30)
    • ·Advanced: Two kinds of menu choices for students to learn about the tradition and core of Korean food (2 hrs, $50)
    • ·Special: Kimchi making·Local food (2 hrs, $50) / Head household food (3 hrs, $120)
  • Cultural Convergence Class: Offers a combination of Korean food and a traditional banquet program (1 hr, $30)
  • Korean Food Culture DIY Class: Make crafts related to Korean food culture (1 hr 30 mins, $20)

 

Program Details
Day / Hour Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Morning
(10:30)
Beginner Closed Advanced Beginner Advanced Advanced Advanced
Afternoon
(14:00/
16:00)
Cultural convergence Korean food culture DIY Advanced (head household food) Cultural
convergence
Korean food culture DIY Advanced
(local food/
Kimchi making)
Cultural convergence Korean food culture DIY Cultural
convergence
Korean food culture DIY

 

 

 

Road ViewLocation

Address : 40, Cheonggyecheon-ro, Jung-gu, Seoul

Location : Seoul-si > Jung-gu

Directions

By Subway )
Subway Line 1: Jonggak Station Exit No. 5. The KTO Building is located across from Youngpoong Books.

Subway Line 2: Euljiro 1(il)-ga Station Exit No. 2. The KTO Building is in the direction toward Cheonggyecheon Stream.

Subway Line 5: Gwanghwamun Station Exit No. 5. The KTO Building is in the direction of the Dong-A Ilbo Building.

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