Honorary Executive Chef Hirochika Midorikawa Was Awarded the French Cuisine Chef Prize, "La Coupe d'Or Internationale d'Art Culinaire Marius Dutrey"
Honorary Executive Chef Hirochika Midorikawa of Keio Plaza Hotel Tokyo became the first Japanese chef to be awarded the French cuisine chef prize “La Coupe d’Or Internationale d’Art Culinaire Marius Dutrey” for his remarkable achievements in culinary art in the hotel industry. The prize is a prestigious award founded in 1958 by Marius Dutrey who served as a chef in French and British premier hotels in the 20th century and improved the standing of chefs. Members of l’Académie Culinaire de France that preserve Mr. Dutrey's wishes recommend just one person to be selected from French chefs around the world every few years. Previously, Paul Bocuse was honored in 1994 and Joël Robuchon in 2014.
This Smart News Release features multimedia. View the full release here: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20170405006448/en/
Hirochika Midorikawa entered the world of cooking at the age of 15, studied at a famous French restaurant in Japan, and came to Europe alone in 1964. While touching on German and Swiss cuisine, he raised his knowledge and skill in French cuisine which has two faces, delicacy and precisely calculated rationality. After returning to Japan, he joined the Keio Plaza Hotel in 1971, and later became the first Japanese chef to win first prize in an international food competition. He is a heavyweight in the world of French cuisine in Japan, having received many honors such as the French Republic Officier du Mérite Agricole in 2011, Académie Culinaire De France Gold Medal in 2005 and 2011, and many others.
“Receiving such an honorable award, I am truly grateful to the great chefs in Europe who taught me what the French cuisine was,” said Midorikawa. “I’d like to continue doing the best work while learning much from my friends from all over the world.”
About the Keio Plaza Hotel
Keio Plaza Hotel Tokyo (KPH) , located in Shinjuku at the very heart of the nation’s capital Tokyo, is one of Japan’s leading international hotels. Our hotel boasts of over 20 restaurants and bars, and we host a wide range of local and international guests who visit us for our open and welcoming facilities, top-notch services, and warm hospitality. For more information about our facilities and services, please visit our website , YouTube , Facebook or Instagram .
Keio Plaza Hotel Tokyo
Sunaho Nakatani, +81-3-5322-8113
Public Relations Manager
Information om Business Wire
101 California Street, 20th Floor
CA 94111 San Francisco
Følg pressemeddelelser fra Business Wire
Skriv dig op her og modtag pressemeddelelser på mail. Indtast din mail, klik på abonner og følg instruktionerne i den udsendte mail.
Flere pressemeddelelser fra Business Wire
FUNDINFO21.3.2018 10:43 | pressemeddelelse
fundinfo Launches New Fund News Service in Cooperation with UBS
NJ-MSD-ANIMAL-HEALTH21.3.2018 07:02 | pressemeddelelse
MSD Animal Health Receives Positive Opinion from European Medicines Agency for BRAVECTO® Plus (fluralaner plus moxidectin) Spot-on Solution for Cats
GEMALTO21.3.2018 07:02 | pressemeddelelse
Gemalto Unveils Two New Enhanced Security Features for ID Documents
LIAF20.3.2018 19:29 | pressemeddelelse
LIAF: Experts at the European Parlament - E-Cigarettes Are a Potential Game Changer for European Health
MORINAGA-MILK-INDUSTRY20.3.2018 19:02 | pressemeddelelse
Morinaga Milk's New Probiotic Strain, Bifidobacterium breve A1, May Prevent Onset of Alzheimer's Disease
DEWA20.3.2018 17:12 | pressemeddelelse
Dubai Breaks Ground on World’s Biggest CSP Project
I vores nyhedsrum kan du læse alle vores pressemeddelelser, tilgå materiale i form af billeder og dokumenter, og finde vores kontaktoplysninger.Besøg vores nyhedsrum