TSUMARI KITCHEN (only for tour)

Photo by Yanagi Ayumi
Chef, Yonezawa Fumio

Facility Info and Map

Tour participants only!
Excellent lunch of Tsumari Pork
Chef Yonezawa Fumio, who has been involved in Echigo-Tsumari cuisine since 2018, has created an original menu for TSUMARI KITCHEN following the previous exhibition. The tender local brand pork “Tsumari Pork” and seasonal vegetables are served with a cream sauce rich in the aroma of butterbur flower. The chef, who has often visited Echigo-Tsumari and is deeply involved in the culinary culture of the region, has created a course menu that can only be enjoyed by those who participate in the tour.

Chef / Yonezawa Fumio

After working at a restaurant in Tokyo, he went to New York by himself in 2002 and was selected as the first Japanese sous chef at the main restaurant of Jean-Georges, a high-end French restaurant that continues to win three stars every year. After returning to Japan, he worked as an executive chef at a famous restaurant in Japan, and was selected as the chef de cuisine of the restaurant when “Jean-Georges” opened its first restaurant in Japan in 2014. In 2022, he will establish No Code Co. He is expanding his field of activities regardless of genre. He is also active in the “Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennale” and supervises recipes at the “Ronald McDonald House,” a facility that supports sick children. He is also a member of the “Super Daddy Association,” a group of fathers with a “cool father figure,” and actively holds workshops and other events. He is actively involved in a variety of activities to bring out children’s curiosity about food.

Facility Info and Map

Open hours Only for users of the official tour [Echigotsumari Tour] from 2024/7/13 to 2024/11/10
Tel 025-594-7101 (Nunagawa Campus)
Admission Included in the official tour fee
Address 576 Murono, Tokamachi-city, Niigata Prefecture
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