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This study is to investigate the recognition and preference of tofu food among general consumers and housewives in order to develope new tofu menu. The questionnaires are consisted of general questions, style of dining out, frequency of dining, health status, preference of tofu, reason for prefer tofu. A total of 262 questionnaires were analyzed for statistical analysis. The statistical analysis was completed using SAS program (Version 8.2) for descriptive analysis and c2 -test. Main results of this study were as follows:Most of the respondents prefer Korean food, 70% of the respondents are general consumers while 73.5% of the respondents are housewives. The frequency of dining out was 1-2 times per week. The two groups bought pre-cooked food one to two times per week. Fourity seven percent of the general consumers and 50% of housewives did not like the taste of tofu due to plain flavor. The respondents overall preferred many different ways to prepare tofu dishes. The results also indicated that tofu dishes are used as side-dishes. Thirty three percent of house wives had tofu with miso soup and pan-fried tofu, while 29.6% of the general consumers had soft tofu stew. 34% of the general consumers preferred stuffed tofu with shrimp, while 35.5% of the housewives liked it. 17% of the general consumers liked grilled tofu with crab meat sauce while only 14.5% of the housewives preferred the menu. Tofu teriyaki was preferred among 8.2% of the general consumers while 13.2% of the housewives liked tofu teriyaki.