World Sushi Cup® Japan 2022 took place at Tokyo Metropolitan Central Wholesale Market Toyosu Market on Friday, January 20th and Saturday, January 21st. It celebrated its 10th anniversary with 19 contestants from 12 countries.
The Qualifying tournament (Edo-mae sushi Open Competition) on the 20th was divided into three sessions, Shikomi (preparation), Otsukuri (raw-fish), and Nigiri (hand-pressed) to evaluate each contestant’s basic cooking procedures and techniques. Of the 19 contestants competing on the first day, 15 were chosen to advance to the Final (Creative Sushi Open Competition) on the next day, and they competed for the title of world’s best.
WORLD SUSHI CUP® JAPAN 2022
January 20, 2023（Friday） Qualifying tournament (Edo-mae sushi Open Competition) January 21, 2023（Saturday） Final (Creative Sushi Open Competition)
Special venue in Tokyo Metropolitan Central Wholesale Market Toyosu Market
- In principle, contestants will be selected from among those who have at least five years of sushi cooking experience in Japan or abroad, who are members of the National Sushi Federation, or who have taken the SSI sushi training or examination.
- All participants in the competition must attend the “Black Belt Training Session” to be held on Thursday, January 19. The top 15 finishers in the qualifying tournament will be eligible to participate in the final, depending on the number of participants.
- On the day of the competition, contestants should be able to prepare for the competition.
- Contestants has to be non japanese.
Chairman of World Sushi Skills Institute, Japanese Cuisine Goodwill Ambassador
Director of World Sushi Skills Institute, Japanese Cuisine Goodwill Ambassador
World Sushi Skills Institute
Vice-Chairman of the Shizuoka Prefectural Sushi Merchants’ Health and Lifestyle Association
President of the Daiichi Suisan Co., Ltd.
Vice-Chairman of the Wholesales Co-operative of Tokyo Fish Market, President of Yamaharu Ltd.
President of Hasegawa Chemical Industry Co., Ltd.
Manager of Marketing and Legitimacy Planning Section International Marketing Department, Yamasa Corporation
Tokyo Metropolitan Central Wholesale Market Toyosu Market
Aikyu Co., Ltd./ Aoki-Hamono Seisakusho Co., Ltd./ Otsuka Chemical Industrial Co., Ltd./ Okamoto Industries, Inc./ Kewpie Jyozo Co., Ltd./ Kawasumi Kazari Makisushi Association/ KINJIRUSHI Sales Co., Ltd./ Saitama Sushi Association/ Shizuoka Sushi Association/ Chiba Sushi Association/ Takomachi, Chiba Prefecture/ Naniwa Abrasive Mfg. Co., Ltd./ Japan Uzumaki Association/ Norwegian Seafood Council (NSC)/ Hasegawa Corporation/ Banjo Foods Co., Ltd./ Mizkan Holdings Co., Ltd./ Yamasa Corporation (By the Japanese syllabary order)