Chef Kevin Lee picked up his first cooking shift at a local sushi restaurant while attending the University of Las Vegas. Kevin trained for 2 intense years under Chef and owner, Joon Choi, of Sushi Wa. He then became the Sous Chef at Mizuya located in the Mandalay Bay hotel. Shortly after, Kevin was named Executive Chef at age 21.
Ready for a change of scenery, Kevin moved to Oklahoma City in December of 2009 opening Burger Rush with his cousin Andrew Hwang. In 2011, Kevin joined the prestigious Coach House apprenticeship program to train under Kurt Fleischfresser.
Upon graduation, Kevin served as a sous chef at vast, eventually becoming the executive chef. After serving as the executive chef for 3 years, became the culinary director for the social order restaurant group. After serving as the Culinary Director for 3 years now opening Korean inspired fried chicken restaurant Birdie’s. Kevin's culinary experience extends to several other Oklahoma City restaurants. Most recently, he partnered with John Lee and Jason Chang to start a new concept, Gogi Go and now has 2 locations in the metro.
Kevin was named champion of Food Network's Guy’s Grocery Games Beef Battle, appeared on Food Networks Guy’s Grocery Games protein battle, is an Oklahoma Restaurant Association Culinary cook off champion, and appeared on Cheap Eats on the Food Channel.