Sundance’s Taste of Korea @ Chefdance

The “Taste of Korea” dinner was a standout event at ChefDance Social during the Sundance Film Festival, sponsored by Hyundai and featuring a special appearance by Chris Meloni from Law & Order: Organized Crime. On January 20, 2024, ChefDance Social played host to this culinary extravaganza, with the acclaimed Chef Jo Seunghyun flown in from Korea to craft a memorable 5-course meal.

Mimi Griswold (wearing the Park City Light House Necklace) & Acclaimed Chef Jo Seunghyun

The event was co-hosted by ChefDance founders Mimi Kim and Kenny Griswold, and it attracted a prestigious guest list, including EDM sensation Odesza, DJ Paul Oakenfold, actor Han Lue, Chef & Activist Caroline D’Amore, renowned celebrity photographer David Lee, as well as many other filmmakers, actors, and industry VIPs. Following the dinner, Odesza delivered an electrifying performance at the new Marquis Park City music venue, directly above ChefDance Social, in front of a sold-out crowd of 1200 people.

The carefully curated evening at ChefDance Social underscored Hyundai’s commitment to the film and hospitality community. Chef Jo’s extraordinary cuisine left guests awestruck, with standout dishes like Hwe-Muchim, Lobster Tteok Sam, and Galbijjim.

Caroline D’amore

After two decades of tantalizing the palates of Sundance Film Festival’s elite, ChefDance founders Mimi Kim and Kenny Griswold are excited to announce their permanent culinary venture in Park City. They aim to enhance the local food scene by partnering with renowned chef Shawn McClain to offer fine Italian cuisine. Additionally, they plan to host visiting chefs throughout the year, ensuring a diverse range of culinary experiences. Giving back to the community that has supported them is of utmost importance to Kim and Griswold, and they look forward to sharing their passion for food with Park City residents and visitors alike.

Christopher Meloni, Mimi & Kenny Griswold

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