17th Annual International Conference & Festival Worlds of Flavor,April 22-24,2015

Theme will be “ASIA AND THE THEATER OF WORLD MENUS” Flavor Discovery, Culture, Innovation, and Style.

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Ms. Nami Takenaka, a leading expert in self-support for the challenged (people with disabilities), Mr. Toshiya Kakiuchi and Mr. Takao Tamino who runs a business to promote wheelchair accessible universal design visited our office.

In far left, Ms. Nami Takenaka (Nami-nei), a  leading  expert  in  self-support activities, representative of Prop Station, a non-profit  social welfare organization and in far right, Hiroo Chikaraishi, our foundation representative. Toshiya Kakiuchi, Representative Director and President of Mirairo K.K., … 続きを読む

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Young people who bear the future offers activities to rediscover Japan’s nationwide traditional cultures at the exciting future factory “Ataraxia Lab”.

The exciting future factory “Ataraxia  Lab”  is  a  lab  of  over  10 college and high school students residing in Tokyo.  They are  developing  a software compiling a database of local crafts,  products  and  masterpieces researched from their unique perspectives.  This … 続きを読む

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With Ms. Cathy Jollene of CIA in America, Mr. Tokuoka Kunio of Kitcho in Kyoto, Mr. Masayasu Yonemura of Restaurant Yonemura

Team of Japan will participate in WOF in November 2013  following  the  2010 participation in  CIA  (Culinary  Institute  of  America)  WOF  (“Worlds  of Flavor”) in Napa, California USA. With Ms. Cathy Jollene visiting  Japan  for  meeting  attendance. From left, Cathy, … 続きを読む

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This year’s Second Advisory Board members brain storming session was held (in our conference room).

Meeting  was  held  on  the  same  agenda  as  last  time.   Advisory  board attendees: Mr. Haruhiko Okamoto, Mr. Seiichiro Kasuya,  Ms.  Eri  Kato,  Mr. Ikko Saito,  Mr.  Yuji Sawada  and  Mr.  Sadayuki  Murayama.   2  board  of directors and 1 from administrative … 続きを読む

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This year’s first Advisory Board members brain storming session was held (in our conference room).

Received  opinions  on   the   direction   of foundation’s specific programs in the future  from  the  members.   Advisory board attendees: Mr. Seiichiro Kasuya, Mr.  Kazuhiko  Kawahara,  Ms.  Kayoko Nakanishi and Ms. Toshiko Mandokoro.  2 board  of  directors,  1  councillor and 2 from … 続きを読む

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The economic development project at Kawakami-cho

At Kawakami-cho located near Asahikawa  Sounkyo,  the  economic  development project by Omotenashi hospitality promoted by Kawakami-cho and  Chef  Kiyomi Mikuni.  Hiroo Chikaraishi,  our  Incorporated  Foundation’s  Representative Director, lectured on hospitality.

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