Preparation gives Kyoto chef a winning touch

Dec 19, 2013

Preparation gives Kyoto chef a winning touch

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Kenji Miura, chef at the French restaurant Beaux Sejours in the Grand Prince Hotel Kyoto, is known for his refined preparatory work that has made the 48-year-old a winner in domestic and international cooking contests. Miura headed a team of six Japanese chefs in ...

Kyoto chef praised for intangible influence

Apr 24, 2013

Kyoto chef praised for intangible influence

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Eiichi Takahashi, 74, was recently designated as a part of Kyoto’s intangible cultural heritage as the 14th generation owner and head chef of Hyotei, a restaurant steeped in traditional Japanese cuisine with a history dating back more than 400 years. “Do not tinker too ...