Award-winning chef David Chang will join NBC Sports as a special correspondent for its coverage of the 2018 Olympic Winter Games from PyeongChang, South Korea.
Chang will provide viewers with an insider’s look at Korean food, culture and traditions. Chang, a second generation Korean American who founded the Momofuku Restaurant Group, will take part in multiple features and discussions.
- Making Olympic broadcasting debut in PyeongChang
- Chef and founder of Momofuku, which includes restaurants in New York, Washington D.C., Sydney, Toronto, Las Vegas, and a bakery (Milk Bar) established by award-winning pastry chef Christina Tosi with multiple locations
- Since 2004, Chang has been honored with five James Beard Foundation Awards (Rising Star Chef of the Year, Best Chef New York City, Best New Restaurant – Momofuku Ko, Outstanding Chef, Who’s Who of Food and Beverage). Momofuku Ko has two Michelin stars, which it has maintained since 2009
- Before opening Noodle Bar in 2004, Chang worked in the kitchens of Jean-Georges Vongerichten, Daniel Boulud and Tom Colicchio
- His cookbook, Momofuku, is a New York Times best-seller
- Chang has been featured on the covers of Forbes Life and New York magazine and, was recognized as one of Time magazine’s 100, Fortune’s “40 Under 40,” Fast Company’s “1000 most creative people in business,” and Esquire’s “most influential people of the 21st century”
- He is a regular contributor to GQ magazine, and was recognized in the magazine’s man of the year issue in 2007