A K-Food Lover's Cook-Off was held by Yangban Society.

The LINE Hotel in Los Angeles, where the event was held, has a rooftop.

The gathering included the best Korean-American chefs in LA.

Using regional ingredients, participants competed to make the finest Korean cuisine.

A group of food journalists and culinary professionals judged the competition.

The cook-off's winner took home a $5,000 cash prize.

The purpose of the occasion was to raise awareness of Korean food in Los Angeles.

The Yangban Society is a neighborhood-based group dedicated to advancing Korean heritage and culture in the US.