Soba and Japanese cooking artist.
Has reported by LA Times (click the pic to read the PDF.)
Akila Inouye is the founder and the master chef of Tokyo cooking studio, which had established as Tsukiji Soba Academy in 2002 at the very close point to the world biggest fish market. Afterward, he needed to expand his class both offering Japanese home cooking and soba making to meet his customers’ desirous requests. Today, he also conducts Japanese cooking lessons as the master chef of Japanese Cooking Academy at the Tokyo cooking studio.
Akila has developed the smartest way to make soba noodles by hand and practical Japanese cooking with his sophisticated technique and wealth of knowledge.
He speaks English and Japanese and offering soba and Japanese cooking class to give excellent culinary experiences to the worldwide people.
From the Academy’s beginning, Akila had offered his class for more than 25,000 people.
Two of them won the Michelin prizes, and the other two started their own soba restaurants in the US and the most of his graduates being successful today.
Two of them won the Michelin prizes, and the other two started their own soba restaurants in the US and the most of his graduates being successful today. In 2002 just after only two months of the Tsukiji Soba Academy’s establishment, Steve Jobs; passed away in 2011, ex-CEO of the Apple Computer Inc, offered his private chef to learn soba making technique from Akila. It is the well-known fact that the Apple started to serve Japanese authentic soba noodles in their company restaurant, MacCafe, from 2003.
In 2009, he started his breakthrough action towards the world in the US with the coast to coast culinary tour. He organized a lot of soba demonstrations and workshops in New York, Dallas, San Francisco, and Los Angeles at where he had reported by Los Angeles Times.