Chef Yoo expressed his pleasure in winning and his desire to continue down the road of Japanese cuisine in the future, saying "I would like to thank the masters who gave me so much guidance. I hope to further polish my technique so that more people in my home country can enjoy authentic Japanese cuisine."
First Place: No.1 Yoo Sung Yeub (South Korean, of a restaurant KOJIMA)
Second Place: No.2 Zhao Zong (Chinese, of SUN with AQUA Japanese Dining)
Third Place: No.4 Tawatchai Buatong (Thai, of Nippon-Tei Inter Co., Ltd.)
No.3 Kurkó Zsolt (Hungarian, of Sushi Sei Restaurant)
No.5 Samuel Flores Garcia (Mexican, of Restaurante Suntory Lomas)
No.6 Gaudencio Ruiz Mateo (Mexican, of Sake Dojo)
About the Washoku World Challenge
The Washoku World Challenge, sponsored by the Japan Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, is a contest for non-Japanese chefs with experience working at Japanese restaurants around the world.
Official website: http://washoku-worldchallenge.jp/6th/
Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/WashokuWorldChallenge/