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Jung Joon Young To Open His Own Korean Restaurant In France

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Jung Joon Young is a master-of-all-trades: he’s a singer, songwriter, professional gamer, actor, radio DJ, host – and now, a restaurant owner too!

Jung Joon Young proudly announced on October 19 that his very own Korean restaurant will open in France quite soon!

The multi-talented Korean artist shared his delight over his new endeavor on Instagram, writing in both the Korean and French languages to reflect on his restaurant’s cross-cultural aspect.

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“After a long period of preparations, I can finally announce the opening of my restaurant in Paris,” he said.

The restaurant, which is named Maison de Corée – meaning “Korean house”, will bring the rich cuisine that South Koreans enjoy to the City of Love.

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Yo, 오랜 준비기간끝에 드디어 파리에서 저의 레스토랑의 시작을 알립니다. 1달 팝업 그리고 내년 오픈으로 달립니다! 준비기간이 길었고 너무 행복한 순간입니다 ..+_+ 주변의 지인들은 아셨겠지만 이번 기간에 많은 사랑 보내주십숑 !! ?? Après une longue période de préparation, j'ai le plaisir de vous annoncer l'ouverture de mon restaurant à Paris. C'est un pop-up store pour le moment, et l'année prochaine, nous ouvrirons officiellement notre propre restaurant. Venez nombreux pendant cette période de pop-up déguster nos plats et passer un bon moment. Je serai également présent parmi vous. Merci d'avance! Reservation www.maisondecoree.fr @maisondecoree.fr 80 rue des tournelles 75003 paris

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“It’s a pop-up store for now, but next year we will officially open our own restaurant. Come and enjoy our dishes and have a great time,” Joon Young announced.

As stated on his Instagram post, Maison de Coree will run as a pop-up store for the meantime from October 29 to November 17 in Rue de Tournelles in Paris. Top Korean chef Jun Lee will also appear at the event as per Joon Young’s invitation.

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Jung Joon Young has always expressed his interest in food and cooking – so his new business venture does not come off as a surprise.

The Korean artist is known for taking lots of food photos through his regular stint in the hit travel variety show 1 Night 2 Days which he uploads on his blog.

He also showed off his cooking skills when he joined the second season of tvN’s Mr. Baek the Homemade Food Master in 2016.


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