The Content Analysis of the Korean Food Menu Naming Standard

한식 메뉴 명명 기준에 대한 내용분석

  • Han, Kyung-Soo (Department of Foodservice and Culinary Management, Kyonggi University) ;
  • Lee, Jin-Young (Department of Foodservice and Culinary Management, Kyonggi University)
  • 한경수 (경기대학교 외식조리학과) ;
  • 이진용 (경기대학교 외식조리학과)
  • Received : 2011.07.22
  • Accepted : 2011.11.16
  • Published : 2011.12.30


This research analyzed the naming standard of Korea menu names divided into two groups, main dish and side dish. The research was conducted by contents analysis of selected literature articles and multiple-response cross tabulation analysis. The result demonstrated that the naming standard of Korea food consisted of the main ingredient name - sub ingredient name - main condiment name and main recipe. On the other hand, the menu name that is in native language or has a historical origin is exempt from this classification. Therefore, this study proposes a new standard, 'Hansik Menu Naming', to assist the food service industry and correct the names of unknown foreign dishes.


Korean food;Korea menu;menu naming;content analysis


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