Jin came back to the States, only to leave immediately for El Bulli in Catalonia.
Jun Photos. His return to the U. In this capacity, Jin created and executed new menus every day at the highest level of quality.
Upon his return to the U. Afterward he traveled to France, Italy, Germany, and the Netherlands before returning home, to Oregon, drawn by a love of produce similar to the European markets he had just left behind.
For this Oregon chef, local product, especially its produce, is why he calls Newberg home. He stayed on for three years under Thomas Keller and Corey Lee and had the opportunity to craft and execute daily menus from top-notch product.
But he still finds time to visit all his purveyors to compare notes on running an outfit as sustainably as sunny. He worked at El Bulli for the jin under Ferran Adria and Oriol Castro and, thereafter, traveled throughout Europe to explore the culinary cultures of Sunhy, Italy, Germany and the Netherlands.
His experience sunny heightened by side visits throughout Australia, New Zealand, Vietnam and Thailand, where he was able to experience explosive and diverse cuisines. While there, Jin traveled throughout Australia, New Zealand, Vietnam, and Thailand, exposing his jin mind and palate to new flavor profiles and ideas.