Chef Tomo started cooking with his mother when he was five years old. His father also began teaching him to cut fish for sushi.

Chef Tomo studied at the Tsuji Culinary Institute. He studied in both Osaka, Japan, and Lyon, France. He graduated as Valedictorian of his class in this institution.

Tsuji Culinary Institute, Osaka, Japan

Tsuji Culinary Institute, Lyon, France

He traveled to France and secured the position of Chef de Partie of Fish and Appetizers at Michelin-starred restaurants. These are the two Michelin-starred Le 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. Chef Tomo then took place at MIFUNE New York. Chef Tomo received the Bronze Egg Award in the 2017 Red U-35 Competition. Indeed, an award-winning chef.

La Relais de la Poste

Régis & Jacques Marcon

Maison Troigros

Chef Tomo's interest is in French cooking. The beautiful presentation partly enticed him to enter culinary school.

Check these wonderful presentations by Chef Tomo!

Chef Tomo Urata

Smoke Scallop Confit, Truffe Cream, Burdock

Ginger Flavor Salad with Beets

Smoked Cobain Aziard Sashimi with Radish Balsamic and Vinaigrette with Dukkah Spice

MIFUNE stopped operating during the onset of the global pandemic. This unseen villain that shook the world made him standstill. He joined other people with compassion for the medical frontliners. They cooked and delivered food to them. It's true, a great institution might stop, but it always comes back stronger. MIFUNE came back with the talented and generous chef.

Book a reservation now to visit MIFUNE New York and see their exquisite restaurant.

Today, he is the Executive Chef of MIFUNE New York. There's no way he can't have the most fantastic presentations for his masterpieces. Chef Tomo enjoys using this Syosaku flat dinner plate for his dishes. Also, Syosaku's knife helps him prepare his creations. This knife has ruthless sharpness and high precision.

Get to know him more in this video:

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Syosaku Japanese Urushi Glass Flat Dinner Plate 11-inch (28cm) Pure White with Gold Leaf, Dishwasher Safe

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Syosaku Japanese Urushi Glass Flat Dinner Plate 11-inch (28cm) Pure White with Gold Leaf, Dishwasher Safe - Syosaku-Japan
Syosaku Japanese Urushi Glass Flat Dinner Plate 11-inch (28cm) Pure White with Gold Leaf, Dishwasher Safe - Syosaku-Japan
Syosaku Japanese Urushi Glass Flat Dinner Plate 11-inch (28cm) Pure White with Gold Leaf, Dishwasher Safe - Syosaku-Japan
Syosaku Japanese Urushi Glass Flat Dinner Plate 11-inch (28cm) Pure White with Gold Leaf, Dishwasher Safe - Syosaku-Japan
Syosaku Japanese Urushi Glass Flat Dinner Plate 11-inch (28cm) Pure White with Gold Leaf, Dishwasher Safe - Syosaku-Japan
Syosaku Japanese Urushi Glass Flat Dinner Plate 11-inch (28cm) Pure White with Gold Leaf, Dishwasher Safe - Syosaku-Japan
Syosaku Japanese Urushi Glass Flat Dinner Plate 11-inch (28cm) Pure White with Gold Leaf, Dishwasher Safe - Syosaku-Japan
Syosaku Japanese Urushi Glass Flat Dinner Plate 11-inch (28cm) Pure White with Gold Leaf, Dishwasher Safe - Syosaku-Japan
Syosaku Japanese Urushi Glass Flat Dinner Plate 11-inch (28cm) Pure White with Gold Leaf, Dishwasher Safe - Syosaku-Japan
Syosaku Japanese Urushi Glass Flat Dinner Plate 11-inch (28cm) Pure White with Gold Leaf, Dishwasher Safe - Syosaku-Japan
Syosaku Japanese Urushi Glass Flat Dinner Plate 11-inch (28cm) Pure White with Gold Leaf, Dishwasher Safe - Syosaku-Japan
Syosaku Japanese Urushi Glass Flat Dinner Plate 11-inch (28cm) Pure White with Gold Leaf, Dishwasher Safe - Syosaku-Japan
Syosaku Japanese Urushi Glass Flat Dinner Plate 11-inch (28cm) Pure White with Gold Leaf, Dishwasher Safe - Syosaku-Japan
Syosaku Japanese Urushi Glass Flat Dinner Plate 11-inch (28cm) Pure White with Gold Leaf, Dishwasher Safe - Syosaku-Japan
Syosaku Japanese Urushi Glass Flat Dinner Plate 11-inch (28cm) Pure White with Gold Leaf, Dishwasher Safe - Syosaku-Japan
Syosaku Japanese Urushi Glass Flat Dinner Plate 11-inch (28cm) Pure White with Gold Leaf, Dishwasher Safe - Syosaku-Japan
Syosaku Japanese Urushi Glass Flat Dinner Plate 11-inch (28cm) Pure White with Gold Leaf, Dishwasher Safe - Syosaku-Japan
Syosaku Japanese Urushi Glass Flat Dinner Plate 11-inch (28cm) Pure White with Gold Leaf, Dishwasher Safe - Syosaku-Japan
Syosaku Japanese Urushi Glass Flat Dinner Plate 11-inch (28cm) Pure White with Gold Leaf, Dishwasher Safe - Syosaku-Japan
"This is a very classy plate. The pattern is not too outstanding, so it’s easy to present from entree to dessert. I can feel how the artisans are particular about the details."

Chef Tomo Urata, MIFUNE New York

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Syosaku Japanese Urushi Glass Flat Dinner Plate 11-inch (28cm) Gradation Black, Dishwasher Safe - Syosaku-Japan
Syosaku Japanese Urushi Glass Flat Dinner Plate 11-inch (28cm) Gradation Black, Dishwasher Safe - Syosaku-Japan
Syosaku Japanese Urushi Glass Flat Dinner Plate 11-inch (28cm) Gradation Black, Dishwasher Safe - Syosaku-Japan
Syosaku Japanese Urushi Glass Flat Dinner Plate 11-inch (28cm) Gradation Black, Dishwasher Safe - Syosaku-Japan
Syosaku Japanese Urushi Glass Flat Dinner Plate 11-inch (28cm) Gradation Black, Dishwasher Safe - Syosaku-Japan
Syosaku Japanese Urushi Glass Flat Dinner Plate 11-inch (28cm) Gradation Black, Dishwasher Safe - Syosaku-Japan
Syosaku Japanese Urushi Glass Flat Dinner Plate 11-inch (28cm) Gradation Black, Dishwasher Safe - Syosaku-Japan
Syosaku Japanese Urushi Glass Flat Dinner Plate 11-inch (28cm) Gradation Black, Dishwasher Safe - Syosaku-Japan
Syosaku Japanese Urushi Glass Flat Dinner Plate 11-inch (28cm) Gradation Black, Dishwasher Safe - Syosaku-Japan
Syosaku Japanese Urushi Glass Flat Dinner Plate 11-inch (28cm) Gradation Black, Dishwasher Safe - Syosaku-Japan
Syosaku Japanese Urushi Glass Flat Dinner Plate 11-inch (28cm) Gradation Black, Dishwasher Safe - Syosaku-Japan
Syosaku Japanese Urushi Glass Flat Dinner Plate 11-inch (28cm) Gradation Black, Dishwasher Safe - Syosaku-Japan
Syosaku Japanese Urushi Glass Flat Dinner Plate 11-inch (28cm) Gradation Black, Dishwasher Safe - Syosaku-Japan
Syosaku Japanese Urushi Glass Flat Dinner Plate 11-inch (28cm) Gradation Black, Dishwasher Safe - Syosaku-Japan
Syosaku Japanese Urushi Glass Flat Dinner Plate 11-inch (28cm) Gradation Black, Dishwasher Safe - Syosaku-Japan
Syosaku Japanese Urushi Glass Flat Dinner Plate 11-inch (28cm) Gradation Black, Dishwasher Safe - Syosaku-Japan
Syosaku Japanese Urushi Glass Flat Dinner Plate 11-inch (28cm) Gradation Black, Dishwasher Safe - Syosaku-Japan
Syosaku Japanese Urushi Glass Flat Dinner Plate 11-inch (28cm) Gradation Black, Dishwasher Safe - Syosaku-Japan
Syosaku Japanese Urushi Glass Flat Dinner Plate 11-inch (28cm) Gradation Black, Dishwasher Safe - Syosaku-Japan
Syosaku Japanese Urushi Glass Flat Dinner Plate 11-inch (28cm) Gradation Black, Dishwasher Safe - Syosaku-Japan
Syosaku Japanese Urushi Glass Flat Dinner Plate 11-inch (28cm) Gradation Black, Dishwasher Safe - Syosaku-Japan
"This is a very classy plate. The pattern is not too outstanding, so it’s easy to present from entree to dessert. I can feel how the artisans are particular about the details."

Chef Tomo Urata, MIFUNE New York

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Syosaku Japanese Multi Purpose Chef Knife Damascus ZA18 69 Layer Octagonal Walnut Handle, Santoku 7-inch (180mm) - Syosaku-Japan
Syosaku Japanese Multi Purpose Chef Knife Damascus ZA18 69 Layer Octagonal Walnut Handle, Santoku 7-inch (180mm) - Syosaku-Japan
Syosaku Japanese Multi Purpose Chef Knife Damascus ZA18 69 Layer Octagonal Walnut Handle, Santoku 7-inch (180mm) - Syosaku-Japan
Syosaku Japanese Multi Purpose Chef Knife Damascus ZA18 69 Layer Octagonal Walnut Handle, Santoku 7-inch (180mm) - Syosaku-Japan
Syosaku Japanese Multi Purpose Chef Knife Damascus ZA18 69 Layer Octagonal Walnut Handle, Santoku 7-inch (180mm) - Syosaku-Japan
Syosaku Japanese Multi Purpose Chef Knife Damascus ZA18 69 Layer Octagonal Walnut Handle, Santoku 7-inch (180mm) - Syosaku-Japan
Syosaku Japanese Multi Purpose Chef Knife Damascus ZA18 69 Layer Octagonal Walnut Handle, Santoku 7-inch (180mm) - Syosaku-Japan
Syosaku Japanese Multi Purpose Chef Knife Damascus ZA18 69 Layer Octagonal Walnut Handle, Santoku 7-inch (180mm) - Syosaku-Japan
Syosaku Japanese Multi Purpose Chef Knife Damascus ZA18 69 Layer Octagonal Walnut Handle, Santoku 7-inch (180mm) - Syosaku-Japan
Syosaku Japanese Multi Purpose Chef Knife Damascus ZA18 69 Layer Octagonal Walnut Handle, Santoku 7-inch (180mm) - Syosaku-Japan
Syosaku Japanese Multi Purpose Chef Knife Damascus ZA18 69 Layer Octagonal Walnut Handle, Santoku 7-inch (180mm) - Syosaku-Japan
Syosaku Japanese Multi Purpose Chef Knife Damascus ZA18 69 Layer Octagonal Walnut Handle, Santoku 7-inch (180mm) - Syosaku-Japan
Syosaku Japanese Multi Purpose Chef Knife Damascus ZA18 69 Layer Octagonal Walnut Handle, Santoku 7-inch (180mm) - Syosaku-Japan
Syosaku Japanese Multi Purpose Chef Knife Damascus ZA18 69 Layer Octagonal Walnut Handle, Santoku 7-inch (180mm) - Syosaku-Japan
"I’m using a Syosaku Damascus Santoku knife 180mm. The thin blade is amazing. The balance of the blade and handle is excellent. You can cut effortlessly without causing strain on your foodstuff. For example, you can cut herbs and Japanese chives without crushing them at all."

Chef Tomo Urata, MIFUNE New York