We interviewed Yuki Chidui, Head Chef of Nadeshiko Sushi, Japan’s only all-female sushi restaurant.
Nadeshiko Sushi – Japan’s Only All-Female Sushi Restaurant
Nadeshiko Sushi is Japan’s Only All-Female Sushi Restaurant. Traditionally, women have always been discouraged and even restricted to become sushi chefs. With her skill, determination, and creative vision, Head Chef of Nadeshiko Sushi, Yuki-san, is hoping to change how female sushi chefs are perceived.
#TimeStamps (10 Spots that we visited)
0:14 – Intro – About Nadeshiko Sushi
0:56 – Self Introduction by Yuki Chidui
1:19 – Is Nadeshiko Sushi really the only all-female sushi restaurant in Japan?
1:35 – Why Yuki decided to become a female sushi chef
2:13 – Despite criticisms, Yuki did not give up
2:32 – Has Yuki thought about quitting?
3:16 – How can more women in Japan succeed in business?
3:36 – Is it true that women are not suitable as sushi chefs?
4:36 – What is your vision for the future?
5:11 – Creating working environments for female sushi chefs across the world
Nadeshiko Sushi: http://www.nadeshico-sushi.com/
Address: チチブ電機ビル 2f, 3 Chome-12-15 Sotokanda, Chiyoda City, Tokyo 101-0021
Hosts of This Week In Japan
Born in England, Julian is a writer, videographer & musician living in Tokyo. When he’s not drinking copious amounts of English Tea, he can be found studying Japanese or trying to master the surprisingly complex basics of the Jiuta Shamisen.
Founder of Japan Insider (Former Ryu Tokyo). Japanese-born entrepreneur. Yasu spent his life around the globe – Japan, Singapore, Switzerland, Australia, and the U.S. He hopes he had more time to play Japanese RPGs. MBA from Columbia University in the City of New York.
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