David Chang is an American restaurateur, author, and TV personality, best known as the founder of the Momofuku restaurant group. The group includes several bars including the Momofuku Ssam Bar and Ma Peche Milk Bar. Chang has a culinary degree from the French Culinary Institute. He worked at Mercer Kitchen and various other restaurants before finally opening his first restaurant Momofuku Noodle Bar. It was named after Momofuku Ando, the inventor of instant noodles. He is widely known for popularizing the modern Asian cuisine and has won the James Beard Award seven times. It is remarkable that he began his culinary career only in his mid-twenties after spending his early years trying his hands in various other professions. Chang has also served as a guest judge for reality shows such as ‘Top Chef: All Stars’ and ‘Masterchef Australia.’ He is the creator, host, and producer of the Netflix series ‘Ugly Delicious’ as well. The show combines elements of cooking, travel, and history. Chang appeared in Time Magazine’s list of ‘100 Most Influential People’ in 2010.