• Deputy Head Judge
Mr. NAKATA Masahiro
Director of Taiwa Gakuen Inc.
Director of Taiwa Gakuen Hospitality Industry Development Center
Mr. TAKAHASHI Takuji
CEO of the Kinobu restaurant in Kyoto and Japanese Cuisine Goodwill Ambassador
Mr. NAKAHIGASHI Hisato
Fourth generation Owner of Yasou Ichimian Miyamasou in Kyoto
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.
No.1: Wing Chun Wilson CHAN, Kiyoi Inc., United States of America
No.2: Mike CHU Pui Hei (CHU Pui Hei), MIZUTANI at ALVA HOTEL BY ROYAL, Hong Kong
No.5: Evandro Hidetoshi KAWANAMI, YUNAGI EDOMAE-ZUSHI, Federative Republic of Brazil
No.8: LEE Hyeon Jeong, NAKAMURA ACADEMY, Republic of Korea
No.12: Paride PASETTI, Maru, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
No.16: YANG Peishih, Tsukiyoiwa, Taiwan
■Comments and feedback from the head judge
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