November 30, 2022
The finalist from the Regional Qualifying Tournament has been selected!
As a result of the judging on November 29 (Tuesday), 2022, in addition to the three first-place finishers from each of the Regional Qualifying Tournament (Europe, North America, and Asia), YOO Kok Hoong from the Asian Regional Qualifying Tournament has been selected to participate in the Final Tournament among all second-place finishers in each Regional Qualifying Tournament.
Board of judging
The judging was based on videos of the cooking at the Regional Qualifying Tournament and photos of the dishes.
< Judges >
Mr. NAKATA Masahiro (Judge for the European Qualifying Tournament)
Director of Taiwa Gakuen Inc.
Director of Taiwa Gakuen Hospitality Industry Development Center
Mr. KURISU Motoi (Judge for the North American Qualifying Tournament)
President of Kumahiko Co., Ltd.
Mr. MASTUO Hideaki (Judge for the Asian Qualifying Tournament)
Japanese Cuisine Goodwill Ambassador
Owner and Chef of Japanese Cuisine Kashiwaya in Osaka