WHY US

Business Wire India is the only Indian news distribution platform to partner with ANI, PTI, IANS, and UNI Testimonials - Whenever we have something important to tell, Business Wire India is often our first point of call, Rajnish Wahi, Senior VP, Corporate Affairs & Communication, Snapdeal. I define Business Wire India as a facilitator for the communications industry, Sudeshna Das, Executive Director, ComConnect. Business Wire India is very good in terms of credible and authentic news distribution to media. It adds authenticity to all content, Arneeta Vasudeva, Vice President, Ogilvy. Business Wire India is the only Indian news distribution platform to partner with ANI, PTI, IANS, and UNI The BW India team is very professional and prompt, we have been working seamlessly with BW for many years now, Prathibha Nair, Assistant Manager - Corporate Communications, Wipro Limited. Businesswire helps us in securing coverage on prominent media outlets across US, Europe and India and the detailed tracking reports allow us to monitor our press release. All members of the servicing team are cooperative and efficient and they truly augment our outreach efforts, Aniruddha Basu, PR & Corporate Communications, L&T Technology Services

(BW)(WASHOKU-WORLD-CHALLENGE)

A Japanese Cooking Contest for Non-Japanese Chefs: The 6th Washoku World Challenge: The Winner Is Yoo Sung Yeub

  • Saturday, February 9, 2019 10:07AM IST (4:37AM GMT)
The ultimate Japanese cuisine battle between 6 chefs from around the world
 
TOKYO, Japan: 

The finals of the Washoku World Challenge, a Japanese cooking competition sponsored by the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, were held in Tokyo on January 28th (Mon.) and 29th (Tue.), 2019, with South Korean chef, Yoo Sung Yeub of KOJIMA winning the top prize. Six chefs who had made it through qualifying tournaments held in Paris, New York, Los Angeles, Bangkok, and Osaka competed over two days, displaying their Japanese cooking skills and sensibilities, based on the competition's main theme of "UMAMI" and this year's theme, "IRODORI". According to the judges, "With the celebration of our sixth competition, the technique of our finalists has improved dramatically. In spreading Japanese food to the world, the goal is to create a variety of Japanese dishes that incorporate features from each country's native cuisine, while taking into account the fundamentals of Japanese cooking, which is centered around UMAMI." The judges added that, in deciding the winner, "We were able to evaluate the work of this year's finalists based on these points, and Chef Yoo's cooking was characterized by dishes with a high degree of difficulty, each of which was carefully crafted."

 

This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20190208005126/en/

 

Contestant group photo (Yoo Sung Yeub is contestant #1, 3rd from the left) (Photo: Business Wire)

Contestant group photo (Yoo Sung Yeub is contestant #1, 3rd from the left) (Photo: Business Wire)

Chef Yoo expressed his pleasure in winning and his desire to continue down the road of Japanese cuisine in the future, saying "I would like to thank the masters who gave me so much guidance. I hope to further polish my technique so that more people in my home country can enjoy authentic Japanese cuisine."

 

Finalists
First Place: No.1 Yoo Sung Yeub (South Korean, of a restaurant KOJIMA)
Second Place: No.2 Zhao Zong (Chinese, of SUN with AQUA Japanese Dining)
Third Place: No.4 Tawatchai Buatong (Thai, of Nippon-Tei Inter Co., Ltd.)
No.3 Kurkó Zsolt (Hungarian, of Sushi Sei Restaurant)
No.5 Samuel Flores Garcia (Mexican, of Restaurante Suntory Lomas)
No.6 Gaudencio Ruiz Mateo (Mexican, of Sake Dojo)

 

About the Washoku World Challenge
The Washoku World Challenge, sponsored by the Japan Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, is a contest for non-Japanese chefs with experience working at Japanese restaurants around the world.
Official website: http://washoku-worldchallenge.jp/6th/
Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/WashokuWorldChallenge/

 

Image download:
https://photos.app.goo.gl/qBVBT5YkTkxDifPV8

 

 

 

 
MULTIMEDIA AVAILABLE :
https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20190208005126/en/


Click here for Media Contact Details
CONTACTS :

Inquiries: Yurie Takahashi
Washoku World Challenge Executive Committee
E-mail: wwc@jtbcom.co.jp

Submit your press release

Copyright © 2019 Business Wire India. All Rights Reserved.