2013 Sejong Benefit Dinner

Sunday, October 13, 2013 at 5pm

Crystal Ballroom
Drury Lane
100 Drury Lane
Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181

5pm — Reception
6pm — Dinner
7.30pm — Keynote speaker and violin performance


$125 per person
If you cannot attend the benefit, please consider making a donation.

Program Information

Master of ceremony: Marian Lee
Keynote speaker: Marja Vongerichten, host of Kimchi Chronicles
Musical performance: Gallia Kastner, violin, winner of the 2012 Sejong Music Competition

Silent auction will feature artwork, kimchi-making classes, Lyric Opera tickets, Chicago Black Hawks tickets, Chicago Cubs tickets, a city holiday in a Chicago condo, and much more.

Marja Vongerichten, keynote speaker

Marja Vongerichten has done much to raise the profile of Korean cuisine on the culinary map as host of the PBS TV series Kimchi Chronicles. The show has featured a variety of Korean foods and served as a vehicle for introducing Korean culture to American viewers.

Born in Korea to a Korean mother and an American soldier, she was adopted by a family in Virginia at the age of 3. Later in life, she reunited with her birth mother in New York. She lives in New York City with her husband, Jean-Georges Vongerichten, and their daughter, Chloe.

For more information about Kimchi Chronicles, please visit their website at www.kimchichronicles.tv.

Please call 312.497.3007 or email sejong@sejongculturalsociety.org for questions.