PROFILE

Akemi Yokoyama is a Japanese chef, presenter and culinary educator based in London. Her regular classes at Sozai Cooking School have received very favourable reviews in national media, including Time Out and The Telegraph. She has also appeared on the popular TV programme, C4’s Sunday Brunch, teaching the presenters how to make sushi. She demonstrates Japanese cooking in the UK at various diverse events and she regularly works with the Japanese government’s related organizations promoting Japanese cuisine to the media and public.  Akemi is a member of Japanese Culinary Academy UK, is a certified miso sommelier and has the professional qualification WSET Sake Level 3. She was trained in Tsuji Culinary Academy in Osaka and Yamato Ramen School in Tokyo. She is also a certified koji making instructor at Koji School, Japan, by Nakaji, the author of 'Koji For Life'.

 

横山明美はロンドンのソザイ料理学校で和食講師を務めるシェフ、プレゼンター。料理教室のクラスはタイムアウト、テレグラフなど英国メイディアで高い評価を得ており、テレビの人気料理番組「C4サンデー・ブランチ」では司会者に寿司づくりを教えるなどして活躍。多様なイベンドで和食のプロモーションを務め、日本政府関連機関の和食PR事業でも調理やデモンストレーションを行う。2018年と2019年には豪華客船クイーンエリザベス号に和食のゲストシェフとして乗船。日本料理アカデミーUK会員。味噌ソムリエ、WSET日本酒レベル3資格保有。麹の学校認定講師。