Leading Tokyo Culinary School Spreading Art Of Washoku Across The Globe

Leading Tokyo culinary school spreading art of washoku across the globe

Gastronomy students from around the globe are learning how to master traditional Japanese cuisine -- known as "washoku" -- in Tokyo, with the added bonus that they can obtain a diploma from one of the world's most famous culinary schools.

Le Cordon Bleu launched a Japanese cuisine program at its Tokyo campus last month, four years after the U.N. Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization recognized washoku as an intangible cultural heritage, sparking increasing demands for Japanese cuisine in the global market.

Food Businesses Flock To Culinary Machinery Trade Show In Tokyo

Food businesses flock to culinary machinery trade show in TokyoFood-related businesses from around the world packed into Tokyo Big Sight on June 9 for an international trade show featuring the latest equipment related to the culinary industry.
Running through June 12, FOOMA Japan 2015 is showcasing food-processing equipment that has not been available for viewing at the convention center in the capital’s Koto Ward.

Brooklyn Chef Carlo Mirarchi Heats Up Lexus Culinary Masters Team

Brooklyn Chef Carlo Mirarchi Heats Up Lexus Culinary Masters TeamAdding a dynamic epicurean partner to its roster, Lexus has announced Chef Carlo Mirarchi as the 10th Lexus Culinary Master. Nearly 200 attendees gathered last night at Roberta’s restaurant in Brooklyn for the latest installation of “Cooking with Friends: Lexus Culinary Masters,” a unique dinner series that launched in September 2013 at Animal restaurant in Los Angeles. Visiting Lexus Culinary Masters Jon Shook and Vinny Dotolo (L.A.’s Animal and Son of a Gun) helped celebrate Mirarchi’s addition to the lineup and worked alongside their good friend to create the menu for this urban garden party.

On The Culinary Trail Of Haruki Murakami

On the culinary trail of Haruki MurakamiHaruki Murakami's prose is filled with more than sympathetic characters and dreamy atmosphere. They’re also filled with great recipes ranging from the simple (ham spaghetti in his first work “Hear the Wind Sing”) to the involved, such as the home-prepared Japanese meal that sets the scene for love in his best-recognized work, “Norwegian Wood.”

Acclaimed Chefs Jon Shook And Vinny Dotolo Announced As Newest Lexus Culinary Masters

Acclaimed Chefs Jon Shook and Vinny Dotolo Announced as Newest Lexus Culinary MastersExpanding its impressive lineup of culinary partners, Lexus announced renowned L.A. chef-entrepreneurs Jon Shook and Vinny Dotolo as the newest Lexus Culinary Masters. More than 100 diners gathered last night at Animal restaurant for “Cooking with Friends: Lexus Culinary Masters,” an intimate extension of the duo’s popular dinner series. Visiting Culinary Master Michelle Bernstein, a longtime mentor of Shook and Dotolo, helped craft the menu. The announcement dinner, hosted by Lexus, benefitted Common Threads, a non-profit organization that teaches children in underserved communities how to cook wholesome meals in a curriculum-based after-school program.