Pasta

Details
Title: 파스타 /
Genre: Romance
Episodes: 20
Broadcast Network: MBC
Broadcast period: 2010-Jan-04 to 2010-Mar-09
Air time: Mondays & Tuesdays 21:55
Synopsis
“Pasta” covers the dreams and success of a young woman who aspires to become an elite chef at La Sfera restaurant.
Seo Yoo Kyung started her career as a kitchen assistant at La Sfera restaurant. She eventually works her way up to become a chef.
Choi Hyun Wook is the top chef at La Sfera restaurant. He studied the culinary arts in Italy and started out as a chef assistant at a hotel in Sicily. Hyun Wook eventually worked his way up to become the most widely recognized Italian chef in Korea.
Cast
Gong Hyo Jin as Seo Yoo Kyung
Lee Sun Gyun as Choi Hyun Wook
Lee Ha Nui as Oh Sae Young
Alex as Kim San
Korean trained cooks
Lee Hyung Chul as Geum Suk Ho
Jo Sang Ki as Jung Ho Nam
Baek Bong Ki as Min Seung Jae
Heo Tae Hee as Han Sang Sik
Italian trained cooks
Kim Tae Ho as Sun Woo Duk
No Min Woo as Philip
Hyun Woo as Lee Ji Hoon
Female cooks
Ha Jae Sook as Lee Hee Joo
Son Sung Yoon as Park Chan Hee
Jung Da Hye as Park Mi Hee
Other people
Lee Sung Min as Seol Joon Suk (La Sfera CEO)
Choi Min Sung as Ne Mo (head waiter)
Byun Jung Soo as Kim Kang (Kim San’s sister)
Choi Jae Hwan as Jung Eun Soo (new kitchen assistant)
Yoon Yong Hyun as Kwang Tae
Jang Yong as Seo Jong Gyu (Yoo Kyung’s father)
Kim Dong Hee as Seo Yoo Shik (Yoo Kyung’s brother)
Song Ok Sook as Yoo Kyung’s mother
Ryu Seung Bum (cameo, ep9)
Production Credits
Director: Kwon Suk Jang
Screenwriter: Seo Sook Hyang
Episode Ratings

Date Episode Nationwide Seoul
2010-01-04 1 12.2 (13th) 13.4 (9th)
2010-01-05 2 11.9 (12th) 12.9 (10th)
2010-01-11 3 11.9 (14th) 13.2 (9th)
2010-01-12 4 12.7 (11th) 14.5 (9th)
2010-01-18 5 10.9 (16th) 12.2 (12th)
2010-01-19 6 13.5 (10th) 15.4 (8th)
2010-01-25 7 13.0 (11th) 15.0 (8th)
2010-01-26 8 14.9 (9th) 17.0 (7th)
2010-02-01 9 14.3 (11th) 16.4 (11th)
2010-02-02 10 15.7 (7th) 18.2 (5th)
2010-02-08 11 15.3 (6th) 17.3 (5th)
2010-02-09 12 16.2 (7th) 17.9 (5th)
2010-02-15 13 14.7 (6th) 15.8 (5th)
2010-02-16 14 16.3 (5th) 18.3 (5th)
2010-02-22 15 14.7 (7th) 16.0 (6th)
2010-02-23 16 16.3 (6th) 18.3 (3rd)
2010-03-01 17 19.7 (3rd) 21.6 (2nd)
2010-03-02 18 19.0 (3rd) 20.5 (2nd)
2010-03-08 19 19.9 (1st) 22.3 (1st)
2010-03-09 20 21.5 (1st) 24.2 (1st)
Average 15.2% 17.0%

Source: TNS Media Korea

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Recognitions
2010 MBC Drama Awards: Top Excellence Award, Actress (Gong Hyo Jin)
2010 MBC Drama Awards: Best Couple Award (Lee Sun Gyun and Gong Hyo Jin)