Japanese star chef Takayoshi Watanabe will take place on November 4-5, 2023 at the International Gastromasa Gastronomy Conference.
The 8th Edition of the International Gastromasa Gastronomy Conference which continues to serve as a bridge between Turkey and world gastronomy and is in the first two places among world gastronomy events, will be held on November 4-5, 2023 at the Haliç Congress Center in Istanbul. The theme of the conference will be “Geography”. Gastromasa Hospitality, Gastromasa Coffee, Gastromasa Bar and Gastromasa Pastry concepts, which will take place within our Gastromasa Conference, will bring together world-renowned gastronomy professionals who shape the sector under the same roof. 60+ world-renowned chefs and pastry chefs, 30+ baristas, sommeliers and mixologists, 200+ professional speakers, the most important investors of the tourism and hospitality sector, famous chefs, gastronomy professionals, general managers, F&B managers, purchasing managers and many others will have the opportunity to take part at the 8th Edition of the International Gastromasa Gastronomy Conference.
About Takayoshi Watanabe
Takayoshi Watanabe was born in Fukuoka, Japan in 1977. After graduating from university, he had been trained as a chef for three years, then joined his family owned sushi restaurant “Teruzushi “, which was started by his grandmother 60 years ago.
In 2013, he succeeded in Teruzushi as the Owner Chef, and made a start of innovation. He boosted the quality of the sea food of the restaurant and used excellent local fish. He introduced the world’s first sushi counter experience, evolving into entertainment.
In 2018, he was appointed “Kitakyushu City Tourism Ambassador” in recognition of his actions.
In 2019 and 2020, he appeared at the MasterCard event in New York for 3 months in total with one full page advertisement on New York Times, the event had been fully booked. This helped him to break outside Japan.
In 2020, he was selected as a Cooking Masters, a Japanese government chef award program. He has been invited to several events recently such as Milan Collection, Madrid Fusion, Singapore F1, and etc. He opened his first overseas restaurant in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia in 2023.