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MIFUNE Names New Executive Chef
June 24, 2022, 5:40.38 pm ET



MIFUNE, the French-Washoku restaurant has named Tomohiro Urata its new Executive Chef. Chef Tomohiro attended the Tsuji Culinary Institute in both Osaka, Japan and Lyon, France, before going on to work in some of the best restaurants in France including stays at two Michelin-starred La Relais de la Poste in Magescq, three Michelin-starred Régis & Jacques Marcon in Saint-Bonnet-le-Froid and finally three Michelin-starred Maison Troisgros in Roanne, before taking his place at MIFUNE New York in 2017.

At MIFUNE New York, Chef Tomohiro will use his signature style of infusing traditional Japanese cooking with impeccable French technique to serve an imaginative eight-course omakase tasting menu. Service changes daily according to market availability and guests have the option to add an upgrade to their dining experience, which includes Japanese A5 rank wagyu, lobster, foie gras, truffle and other premium ingredients.