Momofuku means lucky peach.

Momofuku was founded by chef David Chang in 2004 with the opening of Momofuku Noodle Bar in New York City. Credited with “the rise of contemporary Asian-American cuisine” by the New York Times and named the “most important restaurant in America” by Bon Appétit magazine, Momofuku has opened restaurants in the United States, Australia, and Canada. The restaurants have gained world-wide recognition for their innovative take on cuisine, while supporting sustainable and responsible farmers and food purveyors.

David Chang

Chef and Founder


David Chang is the chef and founder of Momofuku. Called one of “the most influential people of the 21st century” by Esquire, David has appeared on numerous television shows, and was the first chef to be featured on the Emmy-award winning PBS television show, “The Mind of a Chef.” His cookbook, Momofuku, is a New York Times bestseller. Along with Academy Award Winning Director Morgan Neville, David is a creative force behind “Ugly Delicious,” an eight-part Netflix original documentary series about foods we love and the stories that shape them.

Christina Tosi

Chef and Founder

Milk Bar

Christina Tosi is the chef and founder of Milk Bar, located in New York, Toronto, Washington, D.C., and Las Vegas. After founding Momofuku’s dessert programs, Christina went on to build her own culinary empire. Since 2008, hundreds flock to Milk Bar daily to try Christina’s genius creations, including cereal milk™ ice cream, compost cookies® and crack pie®. Christina is the recipient of two James Beard awards, author of three acclaimed cookbooks, Momofuku Milk BarMilk Bar Life, and All About Cake, and a judge on FOX’s MasterChef & MasterChef Junior.