Doshi – A new Modern Korean American Restaurant to Open in Winter Park this August

Doshi, that includes a modern 35-seat Korean chef-tasting menu, will be opening its doors at 1040 N Orlando Ave STE 104 in the Complete Foods plaza in Winter season Park.

Doshi is the evolution of Doshibox, a single of the initially eating places to work out of Collab Kitchens, a virtual kitchen and thought incubator positioned in Curry Ford West.

Influenced by the rising Korean chef-driven restaurant scene in NYC, Jimmy and Johnny Tung aspired to carry this progressive just take on Korean cuisine to Orlando by means of a partnership with extensive-time pal and Doshibox creator Gene Kim.

“As a second-era Korean American, my main relationship to Korean society has normally been as a result of the cuisine. The past decade of performing with Johnny and the Bento Group has laid the great basis to spearhead my initially venture, which allows me to discover my heritage even more.” – Gene Kim

Government Chef Rikku Ó’Donnchü will sign up for the Doshi group along with Kim and brothers Ray and Michael Gillette. Rikku will employ his encounters working Yuzu (Korean and Japanese fusion) in Cape Town, South Africa, to guide the workforce on this new strategy.

“My passion for Korean delicacies grew as a result of my several years of travel all over Asia. Asian flavors have come to be a focus of my cooking type. I’m thrilled to have the option to function with Johnny and Gene on this venture.” – Chef Rikku

Doshi will open its doors with an intimate six-human being chef’s desk knowledge, serving two seatings for each night, five times a week. The tasting menu will element a 14-program exploration of traditional Korean cuisine, reimagined by a present-day lens.

The beverage program led by sommelier Katie Zumalinksy will bring a whimsical twist to lots of common Korean blended beverages.

Reservations for the chef’s desk will go live at midnight on Sunday, July 24th, with reservations for the dining room opening in August.

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Gene Kim Bio:

Born in Myrtle Beach front, South Carolina, Gene expended his childhood in Misawa, Japan. Following moving to Florida, Gene joined the Bento group in 2009. Gene has occupied numerous various positions inside Bento Group, most not long ago working with the Company and Finance groups.

Rikku Ó’Donnchü Bio:

Born in Leicestershire, England, Rikku began his culinary vocation in a nearby Michelin kitchen area, Hambleton Corridor. This working experience led to an illustrious profession in a lot of prestigious dining establishments, along with Michelin-starred culinary savants these types of as Heston Blumenthal (The Fat Duck), Thomas Keller (The French Laundry), and Marco Pierre White (Wheelers of St. James).