He has given keynote addresses for a variety of organizations and platforms, including TEDx, IMPACT Entrepreneurship, ING Direct Talks, Historica/Passages Canada, SIPO Foundation and many more.
TEDx Talk
His third book, SEARCHING FOR (A VILLAGE CALLED) LOVE, a memoir about his food journey from a radish farm in South Korea to some of the top restaurants and hotels in Ontario, will be released in 2023 (Exile Editions). He is the recipient of the Gloria Vanderbilt Prize for Fiction (“When John Lennon Died“, 2013); shortlisted for the same prize (“Kimchi“, 2016); winner, Grain Magazine’s Short Story contest (“Spoiled Rice“, 2016); finalist for the CBC Short Story Prize (“Kraken“, 2017). His collection of literary short stories, EATING DOGS, will be released in the fall of 2020.
Me and Gloria
With Gloria Vanderbilt at the CVC/Gloria Vanderbilt Prize Ceremony, 2013

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Sang has been awarded the York West Centennial Citation “in recognition of exceptional and sustained contributions to the people of York West, particularly children in high risk communities”; the North York Civic AwardLifetime Achievement Award at the Fifth Annual Food Idol Awards.