GSC 2015 Chef Jun Jibiki of Japan Crowned Inaugural World Champion!

The Top Sushi Chef Decided from 186 Competitors in 14 Countries -Second Place Chef King Meng Tan of Singapore and Third Place Chef Takatoshi Toshi of U.S.A.- The Global Sushi Challenge (GSC) Planning Committee (Members: Norwegian Seafood Council and World Sushi Skills Institute) hosted the “Global Sushi Challenge 2015” Grand Finals on November 25, 2015…

Global Sushi Challenge in France

Le meilleur chef sushi de France couronné par le Global Sushi Challenge !  Le Global Sushi Challenge, qui réunit pour la première fois les chefs passionnés par les sushis au sein d’un concours mondial, a couronné ce 15 octobre le meilleur chef sushi de France. Après délibération du jury, qui réunissait M. Masayoshi Kazato et M.…

UK Sushi Chef, Xia Jia Tian Set for Global Sushi Stardom!

  After an intensive sushi training course with the World’s Sushi Skills Institute, Kouzu’s chef, Xia Jia Tian went for gold in the UK heat of the Global Sushi Challenge, earning his place to represent the UK in the international final.   The Global Sushi Challenge is the brainchild of the Norwegian Seafood Council and…

“Global Sushi Challenge 2015 – Japan National Competition”

The “Global Sushi Challenge 2015” Japan national competition was held on September 2, 2015 at the ABC Cooking Shiodome City Center Studio in Tokyo, Japan. 11 sushi chefs competed in the Japan competition. The competition consisted of two rounds; the “Edomae Sushi Round,” which evaluated basic skills for preparing sushi, and the “Original Sushi Round,”…

Global Sushi Challenge in Hamburg: German sushi top of the global creative list

At the German preliminaries of the Global Sushi Challenge on 1 September, the participants delivered compelling evidence of their skills to the high-calibre specialised jury with unusual taste and colour combinations. 15 sushi masters from top German restaurants gave a display of their skills, and their creations also suitably impressed grand sushi master and jury…

Damien Tan King Meng Wins Honour To Represent Singapore

Singapore July 9, 2015 L-R: Masayoshi Goto (Trainer, World Sushi Skills Institute), Masayoshi Kazato (Director, World Sushi Skills Institute), Chef Damien Tan King Meng (Winner), Jon Erik Steenslid (Regional Director, Norwegian Seafood Council) Demonstrating their knowledge and sushi making techniques and best practices in hygienic sushi preparation, 15 sushi chefs from…

Takatoshi Toshi Named US Country Challenger in US Preliminary

Norwegian Seafood Council Announces Winners of the Inaugural Global Sushi Challenge The Norwegian Seafood Council along with the World Sushi Skills Institute is thrilled to present the winners of the Global Sushi Challenge US preliminary. Takatoshi Toshi, chef of Sushi Ran in Sausalito, CA, took home first place and the title of US Country Challenger.…

Opening of Global Sushi Challenge

-We would like to thank our Japanese friends for welcoming Norwegian salmon into their sushi traditions. Must the Global Sushi Challenge be a new contribution to the joint development and growth for the Japanese sushi tradition and Norwegian salmon. State Sectretary Amund Drønen Ringdal stated this in his opening speech for Global Sushi Challenge. The…