Takeshi Suzuki

05 May 2017

Chef Suzuki will be taking charge of the two-levelled Japanese hub on 8 Lyndhurst Terrace, namely Yakimon which focuses on Yakimono; and Sakana no aji on sushi and sashimi.

Born and raised in Japan, Chef Suzuki received his culinary skills education in Japan and registered as a license cook.  He joined Ritz Carlton Hotel Osaka in 1999 as cook for the 150-seat Japanese Restaurant Hanagatami and he also supported the hotel’s banquet kitchen.  The hotel became a good training ground for Chef Suzuki to master his skills on food knowledge, cost control and presentation.

Chef Suzuki is not new to Hong Kong, he was once the personal chef of Takanori Kitamura, Consul-General of Japan in Hong Kong back in 2004 where he took care of all meals and small-sized banquet event at the Consulate’s Residence. He also headed Koshu in Causeway Bay; Megu, modern contemporary Japanese cuisine found in New York and he was appointed as executive chef for the new shop, located in Elements where he supervised a team of 14 chefs; Harakan as executive chef, contemporary Japanese restaurant located in Lee Gardens and Miyabi, as sushi head chef, located at The One in Tsim Sha Tsui.

Prior to his current role, he was the sushi head chef of Grand Lisboa Hotel Macau, Chef Suzuki is set to elevate the whole dining experience at both Yakimon and Sakana no aji with his expertise in authentic Japanese cuisine. The two Japanese restaurants of ZS Hospitality will be ready to welcome their guests in quarter three and quarter four respectively this year.