Preparation gives Kyoto chef a winning touch

Dec 19, 2013

Preparation gives Kyoto chef a winning touch

by Akira Takahashi

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

by Akane Murakoshi

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 ...