DINE WITH THE STARS OF THE LOOK EAST KOREAN FILM FESTIVAL – BYUNG-HUN LEE, AHN SUNG-KI AND PIERRE RISSIENT
Fans of Korean cinema can experience a special dinner prepared by famed Chef Ludo Lefebvre in a private dining room at the Roosevelt Hotel in Hollywood, on Saturday, June 23 with filmmakers and celebrities from the Look East Korean Film Festival (LEF). Chef Ludo has created a stunning menu for the celebratory feast that includes passed hors d’oeuvres, followed by an elegant dinner with a mouthwatering selection of Japchai, foie gras, marinated-braised short ribs and a decadent dessert of crème fraiche panna cotta, caviar and caramel.
The dinner will celebrate the three festival honorees - Korean actors Lee Byung-Hun (G.I. Joe: The Retaliation, RED 2) and Ahn Sung-K (Unbowed), and international filmmaker, Pierre Rissient (The Lady and the Duke ), all of whom will be in attendance along with other notables and film aficionados.
Chef Ludo, who is best known for his tenure at LA’s L’Orangerie and Bastide, was named one of the World’s 50 Greatest Chefs by Relais & Chateaux and was nominated by the James Beard Foundation for a Rising Star chef Award.
Saturday, June 23, 2012
8:30PM – Roosevelt Hotel/The Academy Room
A limited amount of individual dinner tickets can be purchased for $3,000 and includes All-Access to all of the films, the Opening Ceremonies, VIP cocktail reception and all other scheduled festivities. Tickets can be purchased via the website at www.lookeastfstival.com and are 100% tax deductible.
Sponsors of the festival include Hyundai Motors (lead sponsor), Pantech, Dongsuh Food Corp., Visit California, Asiana Airlines, C.J. E & M, Korea Times, KOFIC (Korean Film Council), KCCLA (Korean Culture Center of LA), KOFA (Korean Film Archive), KPFA (Korean Film Producers Association), and L.A. Metro.