Our head cooks and chefs have recreated the "Fragrance of the Moon" in the form of fine dishes and cocktails using autumn ingredients.
Taking part are Tateru Yoshino, chef of the Restaurant tateru yoshino Shiodomé;
Yoshiaki Takada, chef of the restaurant Hanasansho; and Takayuki Suzuki, cocktail designer.
Oct. 1 (Mon.)-Oct. 31 (Wed.), 2012
Tateru Yoshino goes to extremes to ensure that the ingredients' natural goodness are fully expressed before serving them gracefully in a manner based on the concept of terre (earth) cuisine, which involves preparing dishes as nature intended without disturbing their inherent beauty or essentiality.
Yoshino claims that his vast array of dishes, including his Wild Rabbit Royale and Veal Head Stew, which have attracted the attention of the world's foremost gourmets, are based upon the natural scenery of the place in which he was born and raised.
His creative French presentations that are attracting huge attention in Paris and in Tokyo are sure to be the center of even further attention in the coming future.
Takada claims, “The greatest virtue is kindness to others - if you practice that, you will inherently know your guests needs. That is what cooking is all about. I try to develop dishes which take the superb cooking of Kyoto one step further, while still respecting the traditional Kyoto spirit.
1995 Head Chef at Katsura, Kasumigaseki Annex Restaurant
2003 Head Chef at Hanasanshou Japanese Restaurant, Park Hotel Tokyo
2008 Awarded one star by the Michelin Guide to Tokyo, Yokohama and Shonan
Graduated From New York International Bartenders’ School.
Studied the art of making cocktails at hotels and bars in Japan and overseas.
Introduced a new lifestyle through cocktails for both private individuals and companies in Cocktail Class, self-enlightenment seminars, and at the Takayuki Suzuki Bartender School which he supervises.
Authored the book, Perfect Martini. His whisky cocktails are regularly featured in the worldwide circulated Whisky Magazine.
Authored the book “Perfect Martini”.
His whisky cocktails are regularly featured in Whisky Magazine.