La Semaine du Goût International BENTO Contest

Backed by the popularity of last year's Bento contest, La Semaine du Goût in Japan organized the International BENTO Contest inviting Bento recipes packed with the signature dishes of countries from all over the world to be submitted and presenting awards for the best entries.

■Theme:Seasonal products

■Entry period for recipes:from the 1st September (Mon.) to 21st September (Sun.), 2014 (Japan time)

■Entry process:
Through La Semaine du Goût website or its Facebook account

Mr. Yukio Hattori: President of the Hattori Nutrition College
Mrs. Eiko Egami: Head of the Egami Cooking School *
Mr. Hiromitsu Nozaki Executive chef of the restaurant Waketokuyama
Mr. Hidehiro Yoshioka: Japanese cuisine expert and chef of the restaurant "Nasubi-tei"*
Mr. Dominique Corby : Master Chef of Le Cordon Bleu Japon *
Mr. André Pachon: Owner & Chef of "Restaurant PACHON" *
Mr. Cyrille Schwartz: President of La Semaine du Goût in France *
Representatives from the sponsoring companies
*Judges present at the final of the contest

■First screening:
From the 112 submitted recipes (including recipes from 13 different countries), 10 finalists were chosen by reviewing all their submitted documents.

■Final of the contest:
Event date & time:19th October (Sun.), 2014 from 13:00 to 17:00
Location:Tokyo Gas Yokohama Showroom Cooking Studio
(Yokohama-shi, Nishi-ku, Minatomirai MARK IS)

■Content:The finalists prepare and cook their BENTO recipes in front of a panel of judges

■Participants:10 finalists

Two candidates from abroad were selected and participated in the final cook-off. One candidate from Italy (left) and one from France (right)

Recipe List

T-fal TOKYO GAS Kirin Beverage Company, Limited ANA
Life Style Researcher(TNC inc.) MAILLE

Organized by the Secretariat of La Semaine du Goût in Japan
Sponsored by Tefal (Groupe SEB Japan Co.,Ltd.) / Tokyo Gas Co.,Ltd. / Kirin Beverage Company, Limited /
ANA / Life Style Researcher(TNC inc.) / Maille

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