tvN’S NEW VARIETY SHOW PAIK JONG-WON’S GLOBAL COOK-TOPIA – GO GO WITH MR. PAIK
PAIK JONG-WON, ONEW & JUNG CHAE-YEON REUNITE IN THE LION CITY
CHEF PAIK UNVEILS SECRET CHRISTMAS PARTY MENU
Singapore (2 November 2016) – tvN’s brand new variety programme – Korean celebrity Chef Paik Jong-won’s global Cook-topia – Go Go With Mr. Paik in Singapore (白老师放煮假新加坡篇), starring Chef Paik, Onew from SHINee and Jung Chae-yeon from DIA, will premiere in Asia-Pacific on 19 December (Monday) at 10:30pm (GMT+8). This marks the first reunion of Chef Paik, Onew and Jung Chae-yeon after the three of them spent an amazing “family” time in Kudat back in August this year.
Go Go With Mr. Paik in Singapore is the finale of the three-part programme, Go Go With Mr. Paik, which is produced jointly by tvN Korea and tvN Asia. Singapore is chosen as one of the filming locations for the programme as the country is well known as a food haven offering diverse and distinct cuisine to suit every palate.
Through the programme, viewers will be able to discover the richness of Singapore’s gastronomic culture which is influenced by its strong multicultural heritage, as well as innovative concepts which reflect contemporary Singapore.
In Go Go With Mr. Paik in Singapore, viewers will also get an authentic visual experience of Singapore home cooking as Chef Paik, Onew and Jung Chae-yeon explore the local markets in Little India and Chinatown for ingredients to whip up some local delicacies, such as kaya toast,laksa, bak ku teh and chicken rice. In view of the approaching Christmas, Chef Paik will reveal his special party menus for his beloved “nephew” Onew, “niece” Jung Chae-yeon, and some “special guests”. The trio will also spend some “play time” at Singapore’s top attractions in Sentosa where their Manor is located – experiencing thriller rides in Universal Studio Singapore and immersing themselves in the magical waterworld at the impressive S.E.A. Aquarium. To preserve the tradition of the programme, the uncle-nephew-niece trio once again enjoy a “eat, sleep, eat” (먹고자고먹고) vacation.
In Go Go With Mr. Paik, Chef Paik travels to various cities in Southeast Asia with one male idol and one female idol, making use of local ingredients to create Southeast Asian cuisines. The first stop took place in Kudat, Malaysia, starring Chef Paik, Onew and Jung Chae-yeon (aired on 23 September). The second stop takes place in Krabi, Thailand, starring Chef Paik, Lee Seung-hoon from WINNER and Gong Seung-yeon, which will be aired on 28 November (Monday) at 10:30pm (GMT+8). The 2016 Finale of Chef Paik Jong-won’s overseas project – Go Go With Mr. Paik in Singapore is supported by the Singapore Tourism Board and will premiere in Asia-Pacific on 19 December (Monday) at 10:30pm (GMT+8).
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Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs
Korea Agro-Fisheries & Food Trade Corporation
Capella Hotel Singapore
Singapore Tourism Board
GO GO WITH MR. PAIK in Singapore
Airing on tvN
Mondays, 19 Dec and 26 Dec @ 10.30pm
Singtel TV 518 (HD) / Channel 619 (HD) and StarHub TV Channel 824 (HD)