Seoul of the South Food Tour
From traditional Korean restaurants and markets to spas and karaoke, there's not much you can experience in Korea that you can't also do in Gwinnett. Through our immersive Seoul of the South™ Korean restaurant tour, you'll learn all about the rise of this unique (and delicious) culture in Gwinnett.
The Seoul of the South™ Korean restaurant tour takes place at four local restaurants and bakeries. Throughout the tour, you'll be given information about Korean culture in Gwinnett, as well as details about the food you try.
Our 2023 tours are sold out for the year, thank you to everyone who signed up! If you didn't get to register this year but want to go in 2024, click the link below to be put on a list. You will be the first to know when we release 2024 dates or add more 2023 dates.
Each tour will begin at 11am and wrap at about 3pm. You must be at our departure location (see below) by 10:50am. Transportation will leave promptly at 11am. We are on a tight schedule and unable to wait for late comers.
The cost for a tour is $69 per person.* This includes transportation to each restaurant, a special swag bag, and food provided by restaurants at each stop.
*Includes non-alcoholic beverages only.
Locations & Transportation
The tour will start at Explore Gwinnett's office—6500 Sugarloaf Parkway, Duluth, GA 30097. Free parking is available in front of the building.
From the starting point, transportation is provided for the tour.
Check out the FAQ section below for even more details.
Sarah Park is native to Korea, and she loves food, so she's really the perfect tour guide. She works closely with Explore Gwinnett to bridge the gap between Gwinnett’s hospitality industry and the local Korean community.
Community involvement is something Sarah is very passionate about. She hosts a weekly segment on Atlanta Radio Korea informing the Korean community of local events and programs as well as new openings and hot spots for different types of cuisine.
Sarah serves on various advisory committees including the Korean Food Global Association Southeast and the Atlanta International Night Market. She also served with Atlanta Food Service Expo and has been recognized for her global food initiatives.
Currently a Gwinnett resident, Sarah is a true foodie who enjoys all types of cuisine and traveling to sample different tastes from regions around the world.
Frequently Asked Questions
Do I have to purchase tickets in advance?
Will I get a refund if I have to cancel?
Can I send someone else in my place if I cannot make it within the 72 hours?
Do I have to tip the staff at each stop?
Are there age restrictions?
*Anyone under 18 must have a parent/guardian (18+) present.
Are the tours handicap accessible?
Unfortunately, the transportation that we rent for the tour is not currently handicap accessible. If you are wheelchair-bound and interested in attending a tour you may purchase a discounted ticket for one of the available dates and provide your own transportation between the 4 stops. If this option is needed, please contact Hailey@exploregwinnett.org to make arrangements.