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The Shilla Seoul’s La Yeon Earns Three Stars in 2019 Seoul Michelin Guide

October 22, 2018 Dining No Comments Email Email

The Shilla Seoul is delighted to announce its flagship restaurant, La Yeon, has been awarded three Michelin stars for a third consecutive year. A fine-dining traditional Korean restaurant, La Yeon offers authentic flavours and creative interpretations of time-honoured recipes.

Since opening in 2013, La Yeon has earned global attention for its service, ambiance, and sophisticated menu. Offering reinterpretations of classic recipes using modern culinary techniques, the award-winning restaurant distinguishes itself with unique presentations of recipes dating back to ancient Korea.

La Yeon’s three-star recognition is a testament to the team’s pursuit of culinary excellence. The restaurant has distinguished itself with premium, Korean-grown ingredients procured from exclusive sources around the country. The menu at La Yeon refreshes every three months to reflect the changing seasons and produce, placing emphasis on freshness and provenance. 

“It is an exceptional honour to be acknowledged by the Michelin Guide for a third consecutive year,” says Executive Chef Kim Sung Il. “In recent years, Korean cuisine has gained recognition for its seasonal flavours and refined techniques. This latest Michelin honour is a validation of our team’s commitment to preserving and showcasing traditional Korean recipes.”

La Yeon’s team of culinary specialists are dedicated to honouring Korean gastronomy. Led by Chef Kim, they explore traditional recipes passed down over generations and revive these techniques in creative ways. Their commitment to excellence extends to the specialty cookware, designed exclusively by the team to reveal the pure flavours and ingredients.

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