Kim, who is a Grand Forks native, is culinary director for The Dakota, Cuvee, and Rambla restaurants in New Orleans.
In October 2000, New Orleans magazine named him the New Orleans area’s
"Best Chef" in his capacity as Dakota’s executive chef. He also has
been awarded two gold medals, two silvers and a bronze by the American
Culinary Federation in culinary competitions, and has won several "Best
of Show" Culinary Awards in culinary competitions.
Also, in 1992, he
was featured in the book and television series the Great Chefs of
Kringlie’s Dakota Restaurant was awarded "Best Fine Dining" restaurant
list by New Orleans City Business 2008 Culinary Connoisseurs, as well
as Chef Kringlie was named on the "Best Executive Chef" award listing.
Kim will be preparing New Orleans BBQ Shrimp on News @5. I love my job.