The Grand Chef

Aka: Sikgaek (Shikgaek) or Gourmet

(easily confused with Le Grand Chef, the 2007 feature film on the same subject with a different cast and production)

Directed by Choi Jong Soo

Written by Choi Wan Kyu & Park Hoo Jung

Produced by Lee Jin Seok & Kim Young Seob

Originally aired in Korea on SBS, from June 17 to September 9, 2008

Original manhwa by Heo Young Man


• Kim Rae Won as Sung Chan

• Kwon Oh Joong as Oh Bong Joo

• Won Ki Joon as Min Woo

• Nam Sang Mi as Jin Soo

• Choi Bool Am as Head Chef Oh

• Kim So Yun as Joo Hee

• Choi Jae Kwon as Shik Gaek

• Jing Jin as Ja Woon


Television: SBS (Korea)

Video: YA Entertainment (USA)


Aspect ratio: 16x9 / anamorphic

Region 1:

Format: NTSC

Feature: 480i


Korean Dolby Digital 2.0


Feature: English

Extras: English

Extras: (Vol. II only)

• The Making of The Grand Chef (58 min.)


24 episodes, approx. 65 min/episode

Published in 2 volumes, each with

gatefold box containing 4 discs

Vol. ! Release Date: November 11, 2008

Vol. II Release Date: December 16, 2008