#FOURNews | Tokyo hosts 4th annual Gastronomic festival

25 Sep 2015
2 min read
This year Japan will play host to the annual Ritz-Carlton Asia-Pacific Food & Wine Festival, with a lavish line up of culinary treats and some of the finest international chef talent…
Ritz-Carlton Asia-Pacific Food & Wine Festival

For the past four years this popular gourmet event has picked a different destination in the Asia-Pacific region, with this years host city being chosen as Tokyo. Not since the inaugural event in 2011 has Japan held the event, and to mark the return, the event is promised to be the biggest and best yet.

The annual event, which takes place within the Ritz-Carlton luxury hotel group, will welcome renowned chefs from around the World, as well as from the hotel’s very own culinary and food & beverage team, for a week of extraordinary gastronomic events such as tastings, demonstrations, interactive classes with world-famous wineries and distilleries, exclusive dinners, mixology classes, chocolate cooking classes, sake or whisky pairings, plus many more one-off events to name a few.

Vice President and General Manager of The Ritz-Carlton, Tokyo, Mr. John Rolfs commented, “We are excited to have the opportunity to host the prestigious culinary event this year. The Ritz-Carlton Annual Asia-Pacific Food & Wine Festival has gained popularity not only in the Asia-Pacific region but also worldwide, and we look forward to working with some of the world’s finest culinary and beverage artisans to create unforgettable experiences for our guests.”

Joining the gastronomic extravaganza will also be top Michelin chefs from Asia, Europe and South America. Chefs such as of Central in Peru, 5 star Spanish chef , Bruno Oger of the acclaimed La Villa Archange in Cannes, Kenichi Hasimoto, owner of two Michelin-starred restaurants in Kyoto and famous for Kaiseki Japanese cuisine, Ryousuke Nakatani, two Michelin starred chef from Osaka, Julien Royer of France, No.11 on the Asia 50 best restaurants, Bruno Le Derf former Meilleur Ouvier winner, exclusive “Club des Sucrés” pastry chef, Sébastien Serveau from France, plus chefs from The Ritz-Carlton, including Chef de Cuisine Miyazaki Shintaro of Azure 45, and Teppanyaki Chef Hidemitsu Yasui of the acclaimed Japanese restaurant, Hinokizaka, will be showcasing their fine culinary finesse, alongside many other top international artisan craftsman.

Tickets are still available for this awesome event, and availability and pricing for individual events may vary. For your chance to take part, or find out the full line up and details click here…

Ritz-Carlton Tokyo

Midtown 9-7-1 Minato-ku

Tokyo Midtown



107-0052, Japan

+81 3-3423-8000