Taste of Japan

Washoku World challenge
  • Washoku World Challenge

    The Washoku World Challenge is a Japanese cuisine contest organized by the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries of Japan for non-Japanese chefs who are passionate about Japanese cuisine and have worked hard to hone their related skills and knowledge.
    We showcase the winners of the 6th(2018) and 7th(2019) contest on this website.
    View videos related to the Washoku World Challenge here.
    https://www.youtube.com/c/WashokuWorldChallenge

7th Competition

  • ThemeUMAMI / Texture and Mouthfeel
  • Number of participants83people
1位 WANG Wei Ping
NameWANG Wei Ping
National(Country・Region)China
AffiliationSUN with AQUA JAPANESE DINING SUNTORY(China)[02.2020]
2位 Yael PEET
NameYael PEET
National(Country・Region)United States
AffiliationFury‘s(United States)[02.2020]
3位 LOH Man Hong
NameLOH Man Hong
National(Country・Region)Singapore
AffiliationFAT COW(Singapore)[02.2020]

6th Competition

  • ThemeUMAMI / IRODORI
  • Number of participants65people
1位 YOO Sung Yeub
NameYOO Sung Yeub
National(Country・Region)Korea
AffiliationKOJIMA(Korea)[2019]
2位 Christopher Brian Massad
NameZHAO Zong
National(Country・Region)China
AffiliationSUN with AQUA Japanese Dining(China)[2019]
3位 Washoku World challenge
NameTAWATCHAI Buatong
National(Country・Region)Thailand
AffiliationNippon-Tei Inter Co.,Ltd(Thailand)[2019]