Gil-Soo Kang


Gil-Soo Kang is the owner chef of the Italian restaurant, in Jeju. Piccolacucina is called ‘western restaurant in the forest’, and named as a representative famous Italian restaurant in Jeju. Not only Jeju local citizens but foreign tourists are recognized its superb flavor and taste. Advanced reservation is requirement to the restaurant because chef uses fresh Jeju’s daily ingredients to make the healthy cuisines. Also, Sommelier paired great wine with foods which makes more plentiful. He worked at the of Park Hyatt Seoul and Hyatt regency Indian wells. In these days, he lived in Jeju and presented special Italian cuisine with Jeju’s ingredients.

How did you feel about joining JFWF 2019?

It was time for chef, student and guest to talk about Jeju’s food and culture. I was also impressed by the systematic events.

What is the most important factor in cooking?

Chef’s heart. The chef who cooks must be happy to deliver the energy and happiness that is good for you.

Any advice for those who dream of a chef?

I hope you will be inspired by everything you meet and encounter while maintaining your physical and mental health.


Jeju Beef Tartar Pheasant Egg and Black Garlic