About Chef Roy

Before the awards, before the TV spots and all the
bright lights, Roy Choi was a survivor of his own
risks and impulsivities.

About Chef Roy

Born in Seoul, Korea and raised in Los Angeles, California, Roy Choi is a graduate of the Culinary Institute of America and later worked at the internationally acclaimed Le Bernardin. In 2010, Food and Wine named him Best New Chef.  His cookbook and memoir L.A. Son was a NY Times Bestseller in 2013. Most recently, he was included in the 2016 TIME 100 Most Influential People in the World list. Roy resides in Los Angeles where he is the co-owner, co-founder, and chef of Kogi BBQ, Chego!, A-Frame, Commissary, POT and LocoL.

 

Roy Choi was a believer in the kind of magic that propels his career to this day.