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A chef from the city of Toyama who will represent Japan at the 23rd Culinary Olympics in Germany this October is raring to show off his French culinary skills on the world stage.

Tsutomu Momoi, 47, will be the first chef from Toyama Prefecture in 16 years to participate in Japan’s national team at the competition, widely regarded as the most prestigious culinary event in the West.

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