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Chocolate – the story of a man who became a neurosurgeon though he dreamed of becoming a cook, and a woman who became a cook because of him.

Lee Kang is a neurosurgeon, who once dreamed of becoming a chef. As a child, Moon Cha Young once met Lee Kang at a small restaurant in the seaside town. There, Lee Kang cooked and gave her a meal, which in part inspired her to become a world-famous chef. Many years later, the two meet again at a hospice ward and together they heal their own emotional scars by preparing meals for the patients there.

  • Drama: Chocolate
  • Revised romanization: Chocolate
  • Hangul: 초콜릿
  • Director: Lee Hyeong-Min
  • Writer: Lee Kyoung-Hee
  • Network: JTBC
  • Episodes: 16
  • Release Date: November 29, 2019 – January 18, 2020
  • Runtime: Friday & Saturday 23:00
  • Genre: Romance


Lee Kang grew up in a small seaside town, dreaming of becoming a cook. He is now a neurosurgeon. He looks cold-hearted, but, in fact, he hides his warm heart.

When Moon Cha-Young was a child, she met Lee Kang at a small restaurant in the seaside town. Lee Kang cooked and gave her a meal. This is the happiest memory for Moon Cha-Young and it eventually led her to become a chef.

Neurosurgeon Lee Kang and Chef Moon Cha-Young meet again at a hospice ward.


    1. Chocolate takes over the JTBC’s Friday & Saturday 23:00 time slot previously occupied by “My Country: The New Age” and followed by “Itaewon Class” January 31, 2020.

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