The 7th Japanese Culinary Arts Competition
March 2019 - March 2020
Submission Deadline: September 30, 2019


The Japanese Culinary Academy


Masahiro Kurisu
Tankumakitamis Co., Ltd President
Yukio Hattori
Principal of Hattori Nutrition College
Motoi Kurisu
Kumahiko Co., Ltd President
Masahiro Nakata
Taiwa Gakuen Education Inc. Director
Kenichi Hashimoto
Ryozanpaku President
Takuji Takahashi
Kinobu President


The Japanese Culinary Academy is a non-profit organization based in Kyoto Prefecture, Japan. It was founded in 2004 by chefs and researchers to ensure the steady future of Japanese cuisine. The Japanese Culinary Academy is engaged in a range of activities to popularize and spread Japanese cuisine throughout the world through education, cultural events and research & techniques development. The Japanese Culinary Academy successfully helped to register Washoku (Japanese Cuisine) as UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage in 2013.

Major Activities:
Food Education, Japanese Cuisine Laboratory, Japanese Culinary Fellowship, Japanese Culinary Arts Competition, Cookbook Publication of Japanese Culinary Academy’d COMPLETE JAPANESE CUISINE.
Yoshihiro Murata, owner-chef, Kikunoi Ryotei restaurant, Kyoto, Japan
Inquiries, Entry Applications:
Japanese Culinary Academy