Joseph Yoon

Owner and Chef
Brooklyn Bugs

Chef Joseph Yoon founded Brooklyn Bugs in 2017 with the mission to raise awareness and appreciation for edible insects through delicious, creative, and educational programming. Brooklyn Bugs receives grants for their programming with universities and museums across America, and their outreach and advocacy has reached millions of households as they have been featured in the New York Times (2x), Washington Post (2x), Smithsonian Channel (2x), Live with Kelly and Ryan (3x), National Public Radio, Boston Globe, Popular Science, Wired, BBC, and much more as they help explain why the UN endorses edible insects to address food security and sustainability.

Yoon views his participation in this global food movement as an extension of his commitment to his community, and volunteers his time and resources with both Brooklyn Bugs and Yummy Eats (his private chef and catering company founded in 2011).

He currently resides in Brooklyn, NY.

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