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Apply to the Washoku World Challenge The 6th Competition! – For professional Japanese cooking chefs in the world

| Events, Foods and Drinks Events & Expo, Osaka Events & Expo, Tokyo Events & Expo | 09/11/2018

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Washoku World Challenge The 6th Competition: Dive Deeper into the World of Japanese Cuisine

Date: Sep 10, 2018
Source: Washoku World Challenge Executive Committee

TOKYOThe Washoku World Challenge is a cooking contest in which Japanese cuisine chefs from all over the world compete in technical expertise and passion for Japanese food. The contest, in its 6th year, is organized by the country’s Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, for non-Japanese chefs.

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Close to the deadline! The chef who wants to learn high-level techniques of Japanese cuisine should participate in this program!

| Foods and Drinks News, News | 05/10/2018

Japanese Cuisine and Food Culture Human Resource Development Program

Participants Wanted for Japanese Cuisine Training Program, Subsidized by the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, JAPAN, for Non-Japanese Chefs, Who Seriously Wish to Learn Japanese Cuisine in Japan

Date: April 16, 2018
Source: Japanese Cuisine and Food Culture Human Resource Development Committee

The program provides Japanese language, basic Japanese culinary training and practical training in premium Japanese cuisine and sushi restaurants in Japan.

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Japan’s PM Shinzo Abe promoted Japanese regional cuisine and tourism in New York

| Events, JPOP and Culture Events & Expo | 09/27/2017

CEOs and multinational leaders enjoy regional cuisine from five representative Japanese chefs working in New York.

JNTO Hosts Reception “Taste of Japan – Endless Discovery” Encourages Visits to Japan

Date: Sep 26, 2017
Source: Japan National Tourism Organization

TOKYO, Sept. 26, 2017 — On September 18 (Monday), 2017, the Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO) held a reception promoting the appeal of Japanese regional cuisine, titled “Taste of Japan — Endless Discovery,” in conjunction with an appearance by His Excellency Mr. Shinzo Abe, Prime Minister of Japan. With some 200 invitees, including members of the U.S. food services industry, international travel services, U.S. and Japanese diplomatic corps, members of the United Nations and others, the event aimed to promote the spread of Japan tourism as well as Japanese food and cuisine culture around the world.

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Japanese dishes rank top as most popular foreign cuisine in six-city survey of emerging markets

| Foods and Drinks Reports, Reports | 05/29/2014

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Results of JETRO’s Survey on Japanese Foods Directed at Overseas Consumers – Japanese dishes rank top as most popular foreign cuisine in six-city survey of emerging markets
Date: Mar 28, 2014
Source: JETRO

The Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) conducted a survey on Japanese foods among overseas consumers. The results of the survey are as follows. Regarding this subject matter, this is the first survey to target consumers in emerging markets.

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Japanese cuisine “Washoku” added to UNESCO intangible cultural heritage list

| Awards and Honors, Culture and Society News, Foods and Drinks News, Foods and Drinks Reports, News, Reports, Travel and Tourism News | 12/04/2013

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UNESCO picks Japanese cuisine as cultural heritage
Date: Dec 4, 2013
Source: NHK WORLD

UNESCO has added Japanese cuisine and food culture to its Intangible Cultural Heritage list.

The world body’s intergovernmental committee made the decision at a meeting in Azerbaijan on Wednesday. Japan filed an application with UNESCO in March last year, following a request by a Japanese civic group.

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