Instructors for Team Building Cooking Activities

Naoko Kawagoe

30 years of experience as a cookery Instructor
Wide range of subjects from home cooking and sweets to international cuisine.
Received numerous awards in cooking competitions
Nutritionist, Japan Sommelier Association certified Sommelier, Sake Sommelier, Licensed Food Hygiene Supervisor

Yukiko Yajima

10 years of experience as a cookery instructor
After working for a major cookery school as an instructor, taught Japanese cuisine for six years at a cooking class for foreign nationals.
Chef, Sake Sommelier

Haruno Yamaguchi

Creative tofu cuisine culinary expert
15 years of experience as a cookery Instructor
Chef, Tofu Meister certified Instructors, Food Coordinator, Raw food Meister, Beauty food Concierge, Taste Meister

Sachiko Fujino

Italian culinary expert
20 years of experience as a cookery instructor
Olive Oil Sommelier, Junior Vegetable Sommelier, Health Care Advisor, Tofu Meister certified instructor

Yoshiyuki Higuchi

Fourteenth generation owner of Mannendou, a traditional Japanese Wagashi (confectionary) shop founded over 400 years ago
Founded in Kyoto, they deliver their traditional Japanese wagashi to the Emperor of Japan and temples. The shop is currently located in Ginza.

Machie Torii

Creative Japanese sweets expert
Her innovative and cute Japanese wagashi ideas established her reputation, she appears regularly in the media.
“Koisuru Wagashi”, “Ouchide Tsukuru Wagashi recipe 12 months”, “Kisetsuwo Asobu Nerikiri Wagashi”, and many more.

Misaki Tanabe

Cake Designer
Confectionary Artist
Opened the world first Wilton Cake Decoration Class authorized by Wilton
MammySweetsArt Chairperson
Manages confectionary making workshop

Akiyoshi Iimura

Chairman of Nihon Monogatari (Japanese story)
He is a licensed sake taster, international licensed sake taster, and sake evangelist.
He talks about the “story” of the sake brewery and running a portal site where sake can be purchased directly. He promotes local sake from all over Japan both domestically and internationally.