ELITE’S STORY
Takagi Kazuo
Founder & Chef of Kyoto Cuisine Takagi in Ashiya
Chef Takagi specializes in Kyoto cuisine, creating exquisitely plated dishes imbued with cultural references and a sense of the seasons. To demonstrate his respect for nature and his ingredients, he uses both authentic and new techniques. At Kyoto Cuisine Takagi in Ashiya, he continually hones his craft, serving authentic Japanese delicacies that convey new ways to look at the world. His insight and expertise have earned his restaurant a Michelin two-star rating since 2010.