Get to know me better
The Culinary Institute of America graduate.
I am a professional chef, graduated from the Culinary Institute of America, lives in Yokohama with my wife, son, and lovely dog. I teach cooking at a culinary school in Tokyo as well as working as a food consultant in Kanto area. Having worked at Chez Panisse in Berkeley California, I really enjoy cooking with organic food in my dishes as much as possible.
For me, cooking is...
to make someone happy and to make my life happy.
I learned to cook at...
Chez Panisse, Berkeley, California.
A role model in the kitchen is...
Without a doubt, Alice Waters.
A cooking secret...
Looking for the best ingredients available.
As a professional Chef, I offer the following services
I can create a menu based on your preferences to enjoy in the comfort of your home in Yokohama. Simply tell me what you're craving!
I can provide catering services in Yokohama for weddings, birthdays, corporate events and more.
Enjoy the services of a private chef during your holidays in Yokohama.
Hire me as a culinary consultant in Yokohama to help you with your restaurant.
Book your experience with Takeo Shirata Takeo
Specify the details of your requests and our Chefs will send you a customised menu.