INSTRUCTOR

Tomokazu Matsuya

Master Chef Tomo Matsuya
Born in Hokkaido,Japan. Matsuya completed his culinary education at 17 years old. After obtaining his international cook's license he joined the self-defense forces of Japan and for 15 years cooked for many VIPs of many nations as the forces' chef. After starting his own venture, he took a position at SO Restaurant in Soho London as the Head Sushi Chef. Then he has been another Head Sushi Chef at Miyama Mayfair ,works as a sushi teacher at Sozai Cooking School https://www.sozai.co.uk and an exclusive private chef at Ikisho. Recently, he has opened own casual dining restaurant Ezo Japanese in Central Acton.

Please enquire his bespoke classes for the professionals to info@sozai.co.uk.

松谷友和
北海道生まれ。17歳にして食の道を志してから、国際船舶料理士の免許を習得し自衛隊に所属。その後15年に渡り、世界各国の著名人らへも料理を提供してきた。渡英してからは、食の中心地とも呼ばれるソーホーのSo Restaurant, またロンドンでも一等地のメイフェアのMiyamaにて、どちらでも料理長を務める。その親しみやすい人柄をかわれ、シティーにあるSozai Cooking Schoolでの人気講師でもあり、またラグジュアリーロンドンでも掲載されたIkisho ブランドを通じ、プライベートシェフをしての腕もふるっている。この秋より、カジュアルな日本食を提供するEzo Japanをオープンし、起業家としても才能を発揮している。

REVIEWS
by AListair
Private Class for the Chef trainig
definitely 10 / 10

We all felt very privileged to be in the company of Tomo and Akemi and to have them share their immense knowledge and wisdom with us. After 20 years of handling fish, I discovered I am a bit of a beginner.

18 Sep 2020
It is the perfect experience gift for a birthday, anniversary, wedding, valentine, graduate, Christmas, Mother's day, or any special occasion! The lucky recipient can choose from our various yummy cooking classes.