Chef Back from Korea for "Taste of Missouri"

8 years 2 months 1 week ago Monday, March 19 2012 Mar 19, 2012 Monday, March 19, 2012 3:24:00 PM CDT March 19, 2012 in News

COLUMBIA - Local chef Jina Yoo will be one of the chefs featured in the "Taste of Mid-Missouri" fundraiser at MU Monday night. Yoo is just back from South Korea after being a contestant on the competitive cooking show, Master Chef. She returned a week early because she did not progress in the competition, but said that will not stop her.

"My whole point wasn't really win or lose; actually it was more experience. If you look at that purpose then yes I had a really great experience," said Yoo.

The Taste of Mid-Missouri event is a fundraiser for the Columbia Mid-Missouri chapter of the Missouri Restaurant Association Education Legislative and Scholarship Program. Students studying hotel and restaurant management benefit from the scholarships.

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