December 21, 2022 
The finalists from the Online Qualifying Tournament have been selected!

As a result of the judging on December 19th (Monday), 2022, two finalists have been selected from Online Qualifying Tournament.
The judging evaluated 10 contestants who had passed the Document Screening by their cooking videos.
*A digest version of the cooking videos of each contestant will be released.

Judges

Mr. NAKATA Masahiro 
Director of Taiwa Gakuen Inc.
Director of Taiwa Gakuen Hospitality Industry Development Center

Mr. TAKAHASHI Yoshihiro
The 15th generation chef at Hyotei

Mr. NONAGA Kimio
Japanese Cuisine Goodwill Ambassador
Third generation Owner and Chef of Nihonbashi Yukari in Tokyo

Top contestants

* Listed in alphabet order of Contestant's name

YANG Peishih (Taiwan, Tsukiyoiwa)

YEO In Hyeok (Japan, Tokyo Ginza Mutsukari)

YANG Peishih and YEO In Hyeok will be invited to the Final Tournament to be held in Tokyo in late February 2023.

Contestants

* Listed in alphabet order of Contestant's name

CHOI Yoon Jeong
(Japan, Miyamasou)
 

Muhammad Monzur Ul ISLAM
(Canada, Centennial College School of Hospitality, Tourism and Culinary Arts)

KIM Doyoung
(Republic of Korea, NAKAMURA ACADEMY)

Brehadeesh Harish KUMAR
(Republic of India, Ginkgo, Pune)

LEE Hyeon Jeong
(Republic of Korea, Sushi Koharu)

Advait Sanjay PATIL
(Republic of India, Ginkgo Foods LLP)

Naumi Carvajal UEMURA
(Kingdom of Spain, Uemura restaurant)

Luis Fernando YSCAVA
(Federative Republic of Brazil, Hidden by 2nd Floor)