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'.