About Buddha Bellies Cooking School
■Excective chef/instructor Shugo Kokado
He started his career as a chef when he was 16. Being a excecutive sushi chef at Buddha Bellies Cooking School, also works as a Sushi consultant, a private chef (mainly overseas).
Experienced and acquired skill as a Sushi and Kappou chef at the restaurants in Osaka.
■A Founder of Buddha Bellies Ayuko Kokado(Akiyama)
Ayuko is a founder of Buddha Bellies Cooking School Tokyo and an author of 'Teaching Japanese Cooking in English'
- a professional sushi instructors certificated by JSIA (Japan Sushi Instructor Association)
- a professional Sake sommelier registered by SSI international
-has been trained as a professional cook by one of the famous Japanese Kaiseki style cuisine (traditional Japanese Fine dining style) schools-Yanagihara Cuisinary School in Japan
-is a lover of food and people!
-believes that good foods and nice conversation will make the world peace!
-loves travelling the world + learning different culture and worlds' recipes!
-took a professional license as a 'the food sanitation supervisor' issued by Tokyo Metropolitan Government Office (National Qualification)
-has been trained and qualified as a professional English teacher and got a 'Specialized Teacher's license '（専修免許), which has been issued by Japanese Government (Ministry of Education/National Qualification)
-was born and grown up in Japan, educated in UK in her teenage, fluent in English.
-took M.A. and has been in a educational business field for more than 15 yrs and found the pleasure to teach from her career experience as a professional tutor.
■Publications & Media
Who worked with us?
We had organized special sushi workshop for
-United Nations Global Impact
- Mercedez Benz
-Itocyu trading company Ltd.