Yun Kyoung-suk, the chef and owner of Yunga-Myungga restaurant in Seoul, South Korea, alleges she was offered a star rating in the Michelin Guide if she paid US$42,000 annually to a “monetary consultant”. Photo: Yunga-Myungga

South Korea Michelin stars-for-bribe claim: chef files case against guide publisher, sues for libel, after alleging she asked to pay US$42,000 for a star rating

  • Yun Kyoung-suk alleges she was told paying bribes and covering costs of visit to Korea by Michelin ‘inspectors’ would see her restaurant listed
  • Michelin denies her allegations and has threatened legal action against Yun
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Yun Kyoung-suk, the chef and owner of Yunga-Myungga restaurant in Seoul, South Korea, alleges she was offered a star rating in the Michelin Guide if she paid US$42,000 annually to a “monetary consultant”. Photo: Yunga-Myungga
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