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The Winners of the Minister's Awards for Overseas Promotion of Japanese Food

The Winners of the Seventh Annual Minister's Awards for Overseas Promotion of Japanese Food

 

The Minister's Award for Overseas Promotion of Japanese Food is awarded to persons who have made outstanding contributions to the introduction and spread of Japanese cuisine, Japanese food and other Japanese agricultural and fishery products overseas. Its purpose is to further expand exports of Japanese agricultural, fishery and food products. Both foreign nationals and Japanese nationals residing overseas are eligible.

The Eighth Award Winners’Profiles

Shinya Koike

 Owner, Restaurant “Aizomê” and Restaurant “Sakagura A1” 

Shinya Koike

 Profile(PDF:89KB)

Yousuke Suetsugu

 Owner, Restaurant “Nonbe Daigaku”

 Yousuke Suetsugu

Dharshan Munidasa

 Owner, Japanese restaurant“Nihonbashi”

 Dharshan Munidasa

 Profile(PDF:45KB)

Hidejiro Matsu

President, MKK IMPORT                            

 Hidejiro Matsu

 Profile(PDF:33KB)

Rie Yoshitake

UK-Japan communication expert, Sake Promoter
UK Liaison for Japan Sake and Shochu Makers Association
UK representative for Sake Samurai Association

 Rie Yoshitake

   

 

Past Award Winner's Profiles 

The Seventh Award Winner's Profiles

Ryuko Abe

 AHT INTERNATIONAL LIMITED President

 Ryuko Abe

 Profile(PDF:58KB)

Fumio Ito

 Dream Team Dusseldorf GmbH Advisor 

 Fumio Ito 

Reiko Jinyama

 Japanese Bento/Catering Establishment ‘Jinya’ Catering Business Owner

 Reiko Jinyama 

Shinji Tanaka

 New Style Restaurant ‘TANAKA’ Restaurant Owner                            

 Shinji Tanaka

 Profile(PDF:82KB)

Yosuke Jay O Honjo

 ITO EN (USA) Inc. President & CEO 

 Yosuke Jay O Honjo 

The Sixth Award Winner's Profiles

Akira Ohshima

 Advisor & Honorary Executive Chief Japanese Restaurants

 Akira Ohshima

 Profile(PDF:117KB)

Teruo Oyama

 KOBE-YA SHOKUHIN KOGYO CO.,LTD 

 Teruo Oyama 

Oded Kalif

 President, East & West Import & Marketing Ltd

 Oded Kalif 

Masaharu Morimoto

 The owner of Japanese Restaurants "MORIMOTO" etc.

 Masaharu Morimoto

 Profile(PDF:120KB)

Haruhisa Yamamoto

 Ex-President,Denver Tofu Company 

 Haruhisa Yamamoto 

   

The Fifth Award Winner's Profiles

Ryuji Ishii

 President,AFC Corporation

 Ryuji Ishii

Toru Iwasaki

 Director and President,Tozan Group/President, Tozan Farm

 Toru Iwasaki

Chow Sing Mo

 President, Nikken's Japanese Food Co., Ltd.

 Chow Sing Mo

Richard Hosking

 Food culture researcher

 Richard Hosking

Keiko Muto

 "kei" Japanese restaurant

 Keiko Mutoh

   

The Fourth Award Winner's Profiles

Date/Time: Monday June 29, 2009, 13:00-15:00 Venue: Annex 5F Royal Hall, Grand Prince Hotel Akasaka

katoManaging Director,DAISHO (Thailand) Co., Ltd. 
Hideki Kato 

Profile(PDF:19KB)

komiyama Operator of "Iwao Sushi & Cuisine," a Japanese catering service and Japanese food consultancy
Iwao Komiyama

Profile(PDF:63KB)

tomeCEO, "Sushi Ran" Japanese restaurant 
Yoshimori Tome 

Profile(PDF:21KB)

nogawaCEO, owner-Chef, "NOGAWA" Japanese restaurant 
Yoshio Nogawa 

Profile(PDF:60KB) 

miyamaeOwner, "KAMAKURA" Japanese restaurant 
Hajime Miyamae 

Profile(PDF:19KB)

 

The Third Award Winner's Profiles

Date/Time: Friday June 20, 2008, 13:00-15:00 Venue: Annex 5F Royal Hall, Grand Prince Hotel Akasaka

Yasuo KumodaChairman and CEO, Frec Food Inc.
Yasuo Kumoda

Profile(PDF:34KB)

Toshiro KonishiOwner of Japanese restaurant “Toshiro’s Mandalay”
Toshiro Konishi

Profile(PDF:35KB)

Tai Tak FungChairman, Four Seas Mercantile Holdings Ltd.
Tai Tak Fung

Profile(PDF:35KB)

 

Markus HastenpflugPresident, Shimodozono International GmbH
Markus Hastenpflug

Profile(PDF:44KB)

Kunio YonedaPresident of the Japanese Chef Association, United States Branch
Kunio Yoneda

Profile(PDF:35KB) 

 

The Second Award Winner's Profiles

Date/Time: Friday May 25, 2007, 13:30-15:30 Venue: Room Sekiei, Grand Prince Hotel Akasaka

Nobuyuki MatsuhisaOwner of restaurant “Matsuhisa”
Nobuyuki Matsuhisa

Profile(PDF:67KB)

クリストファー・ドウソン氏Chairman, Clearspring Ltd.
Christopher Dawson 

Profile(PDF:43KB)

Hideo DekuraShijo-ryu (school of Japanese cuisine) master chef and Japanese cuisine specialist
Hideo Dekura 

Profile(PDF:89KB)

Noritoshi KanaiPresident, Mutual Trading Co., Inc.
Noritoshi Kanai

Profile(PDF:49KB)

Yoshikuni KinebuchiOwner of Japanese restaurants “Furinkazan” & “Restaurant Kei”
Yoshikuni Kinebuchi

Profile(PDF:76KB)

 

The First Award Winner's Profiles

      Date/Time: Wednesday May 31, 2006, 14:00-16:00 Venue: Room Fuyo East, Hotel New Otani Tokyo

Shirley BoothLecturer, the Asian and Oriental School of Catering in London

Shirley Booth

Profile(PDF:70KB)

Frankie P WuPresident, Aji-No-Chinmi Co., (Hong Kong) Ltd.

Frankie P. Wu

Profile(PDF:65KB)

Nobuyoshi KuraokaOwner & President, Wako International Corp.

Nobuyoshi Kuraoka

Profile(PDF:71KB) 

contact

食料産業局輸出促進グループ
代表:03-3502-8111(内線4330)
ダイヤルイン:03-6744-7045
FAX:03-6738-6475

For further information, please contact:
Export Promotion Division
Food Industry Affairs Bureau
Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries
Telephone: +81-3-3502-8111 (ext. 4330)
Direct line: +81-3-6744-7045

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