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Announcement of the Finalists of the 9th Washoku World Challenge

Announcement of the Finalists of the 9th Washoku World Challenge

For this year's Washoku World Challenge "Goho - Five methods", 15 participants who had passed the document screening submitted their cooking and presentation videos. In the meeting of video screening, judges carefully reviewed the videos to determine the 6 finalists.

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■Judges
• Deputy Head Judge
Mr. NAKATA Masahiro
Director of Taiwa Gakuen Inc.
Director of Taiwa Gakuen Hospitality Industry Development Center

• Judge
Mr. TAKAHASHI Takuji
CEO of the Kinobu restaurant in Kyoto and Japanese Cuisine Goodwill Ambassador

• Judge
Mr. NAKAHIGASHI Hisato
Fourth generation Owner of Yasou Ichimian Miyamasou in Kyoto

• Judge
Mr. NONAGA Kimio
Third generation Owner and Chef of Nihonbashi Yukari in Tokyo and Japanese Cuisine Goodwill Ambassador

The results and comments from the judges for video screening can be seen in the video below.


As a result of careful and extensive screening, six finalists have been selected.
Congratulations!!

No.1: Wing Chun Wilson CHAN, Kiyoi Inc., United States of America写真㈪.jpg

No.2: Mike CHU Pui Hei (CHU Pui Hei), MIZUTANI at ALVA HOTEL BY ROYAL, Hong Kong写真㈫.jpg

No.5: Evandro Hidetoshi KAWANAMI, YUNAGI EDOMAE-ZUSHI, Federative Republic of Brazil写真㈬.jpg

No.8: LEE Hyeon Jeong, NAKAMURA ACADEMY, Republic of Korea写真㈭.jpg

No.12: Paride PASETTI, Maru, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland写真㈮.jpg

No.16: YANG Peishih, Tsukiyoiwa, Taiwan

■Comments and feedback from the head judge
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