As “Youn’s Stay” gears up for its premiere, director Kim Se Hee shared some insights into what followers can anticipate!
A spin-off of “Youn’s Kitchen,” the upcoming actuality program is about in a hanok (conventional Korean house) in South Jeolla Province and stars Youn Yuh Jung with Choi Woo Shik, Jung Yu Mi, Lee Seo Jin, and Park Seo Joon. It options the forged welcoming friends who’re in Korea on enterprise or for their research however haven’t been capable of absolutely expertise the meals and tradition on account of COVID-19 restrictions. Na Young Suk and Kim Se Hee lead the present as producing administrators (PDs), and a teaser for the present was shared on January 6.
“While we had been making ready a brand new season of ‘Youn’s Kitchen,’ the COVID-19 scenario regularly turned worse,” shared PD Kim Se Hee in an interview. “As we thought of what to do, we discovered that there have been many foreigners who had needed to come to Korea for college or work however couldn’t correctly expertise Korean tradition due to COVID-19. These individuals may have had many various experiences if they’d arrived in Korea in a time that was a bit higher, and we ended up planning a program that aimed to correctly train them about Korea’s magnificence and attraction. We made security our first precedence and completely adopted illness prevention tips as we accomplished filming, so I hope you’ll watch and present assist.”
When requested concerning the distinction between “Youn’s Stay” and “Youn’s Kitchen,” PD Kim Se Hee shared, “The greatest distinction is that it’s a resort and never a restaurant. Also, I believe its scale has grow to be monumental. That’s as a result of in comparison with the ‘Youn’s Kitchen’ collection the place they only needed to handle one meal for the visitor, in ‘Youn’s Stay’ they’ve rather a lot to concentrate to, from the visitor’s test in to sustaining the situation of their room and making ready their breakfast and dinner.” The director shared that this meant that the forged was at all times busy operating round.
While “Youn’s Kitchen” centered on one principal dish, PD Kim Se Hee described how the kitchen for “Youn’s Stay” grow to be a lot busier as they upgraded their menu to incorporate appetizers, principal entrees, rice dishes, soup, and desserts. “In addition, since they needed to put together breakfast for the friends, Youn Yuh Jung, Lee Seo Jin, Jung Yu Mi, Park Seo Joon, and Choi Woo Shik obtained up day by day at 6 a.m. to start out their day.”
The director stated that Jung Yu Mi was promoted to chef and Park Seo Joon to sous-chef, and their nice teamwork allowed them to tug off even complicated royal courtroom delicacies. Meanwhile, “Youn’s Stay” ran nicely underneath the administration of Lee Seo Jin.
“Youn Yuh Jung may be very expert at English, and she or he was at all times mainly internet hosting a mini discuss present, to the purpose that she earned the nickname ‘Oprah Yoon-frey,’” shared PD Kim Se Hee. “Choi Woo Shik was the busiest, as he was the kitchen assistant, bellboy, and pick-up man, and accountable for serving. The factor I heard probably the most on set was individuals saying ‘Woo Shik!’, however regardless of the difficulties, he stored the temper up on set and was adored by everybody because the youngest member.”
When requested concerning the friends’ reactions, PD Kim Se Hee said, “Many individuals stated they loved it as a result of they’d had a significant and attention-grabbing expertise throughout this time when it’s troublesome to exit due to COVID-19, and so they significantly stated that spending the night time sleeping on the nice and cozy hanok flooring was a memorable half. We additionally obtained good responses about Korea’s lovely and attention-grabbing tradition, such because the silk bedding, the hanok‘s wood latticework, and the normal video games, in addition to the skilled service from the ‘Youn’s Stay’ forged who they didn’t know had been celebrities. Another memorable time was when a Nepalese child who was born in Korea got here to ‘Youn’s Stay’ as a visitor and heard the sound of birds for the primary time.”
Finally, the director shared the hope that people who find themselves going by way of a tough time proper now will take pleasure in seeing Korea’s nature and the fantastic thing about the hanok and listening to everybody’s tales.
“Youn’s Stay” will premiere on tvN on January 8.
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