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DAVID CHANG Chef and Founder of Momofuku, before opening Noodle Bar in 2004, David worked in the kitchens of Jean-Georges Vongerichten, Daniel Boulud and Tom Colicchio. Credited with increasing the popularity of modern Asian cuisine through his culinary empire, David grew up Growing up in Arlington, Virginia. He was exposed to the restaurant industry from a young age as his father owned two bistros in Washington, DC. Despite this early influence, he did not don an apron, he majored at Trinity College and then worked briefly in finance before deciding to attend the French Culinary Institute. Chang started at Mercer Kitchen and helped open Craft before moving to Japan where he worked at local ramen shops and izakayas. David has received numerous nominations and awards, two Michelin stars for Ko, 2007 James Beard Rising Star of the Year, 2008 James Beard Best Chef: New York City for Ssäm Bar, and 2009 James Beard Best New Restaurant for Ko. In 2012, David Chang was nominated for the James Beard Outstanding Chef award. PHOTO Š GABRIELE STABILE

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