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Hiroyuki Sakai (Delacroix of French cuisine)

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Born: 1942 AD
Currently alive, at 72 years of age.

Nationality: Japanese
Categories: Chef

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1942 - Born on April 2, in Kagoshima Prefecture, Japan. A chef who specializes in French cuisines.

 

1959 - Studied his craft in Osaka at a restaurant in the Shin Osaka Hotel.

 

1961 - He traveled to Perth, Australia, to practice his skills at the Hotel Oriental.

 

1994 - First appeared on television as "Iron Chef Hiroyuki Sakai".

 

         - Off camera he is the owner and head chef of the restaurant "La Rochelle" originally in Aoyama and now currently in Shibuya.

 

         - He is also a member of the "Club des Trente" an organization of French chefs in Japan.

 

 


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