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  • Charity Gala Dinner for the Reconstruction of Tohoku and Kumamoto

– For the Reconstruction of Tohoku and Kumamoto -

Charity Gala Dinner 

with the Grand Chefs of Monaco and Sweden

With the blessing of His Majesty the King Carl XVI Gustaf of the Kingdom of Sweden, His Serene Highness Prince Albert II of MONACO, and in close collaboration with the world’s most exclusive gastronomic society Club des Chefs des Chefs*1, the Chef of His Highness the Prince Albert II of Monaco: Mr. Christian GARCIA  and  the Chef of His Majesty the King of Sweden: Mr. Magnus Raihle REHBÄCK will be visiting Japan in October for an honorable cause: to show continuous support for the food producers and industry of Tohoku and Kumamoto who still face a long way until the true recovery from the unprecedented disasters.

The two Chefs whose job is to serve Kings, Queens, Presidents and other Head of States have unmatched expertise in selecting exceptional and healthy ingredients from around the world. 

This time, they will collaborate with Japanese grand chef Nobuhiko Fukuda, Executive Chef of Cerulean Tower Tokyu Hotel and President of Association des Disciples d'Escoffier du Japon, to create a special menu using top quality ingredients from Tohoku and Kumamoto.

The goal of this project is to encourage hardworking farmers and fishermen of the disaster struck areas, to publicize their high quality vegetables, fish, meat and fruits and create the finest cuisine. The event will support food producers by featuring Tohoku and Kumamoto’s regional ingredients in the menu, and part of the proceeds will be donated to the children of Tohoku and Kumamoto through Approved Specified NPO Katariba*2 ’s "Collabo-schools" and also to Kesennuma City in Miyagi Prefecture which Cerulean has worked with over the past 8 years by means of various reconstruction programs including personnel exchange.

We are pleased to present to you an exceptional opportunity to show support for Tohoku and Kumamoto by joining the wonderful Gala Dinner prepared by the three grand chefs.

Please come and join the once-in-a-lifetime experience on October 14th, 2019 at Cerulean Tower Tokyu Hotel.

Charity Gala Dinner for the Reconstruction of Tohoku and Kumamoto
"Royal Banquet"
with the Grand Chefs of Monaco and Sweden

Date

Monday, October 14th (National Holiday)

Time

5:00PM- Reception & Welcome drinks in the foyer
6:00PM- Dinner

Venue
Charge

40,000 JPY per guest
(Inclusive of: Dinner, Drinks, Service Charge, Consumption Tax, Donation)
*Reservation required.

The Grand Chefs

Christian Garcia – Chef to His Serene Higness Prince Albert of Monaco
Magnus Raihle Rehbäck – Chef of His Majesty the King of Sweden
Nobuhiko Fukuda – Executive Chef, Cerulean Tower Tokyu Hotel

MC

Miki Sumiyoshi

Program
  • Full Course Dinner by the 3 Grand Chefs

  • Sommelier’s Selection of Champagne white and red wine
    *Alcohol-free beverages also available

  • Talk show with the 3 Grand Chefs

Dress code

Formal

Presented by

Cerulean Tower Tokyu Hotel

In Collaboration with

Club des Chefs des Chefs

Supported by

Embassy of Monaco, Embassy of Sweden, Honorary Consulate of Monaco in Tokyo,
Monaco Government Tourism and Convention Bureau, Business Sweden

Operated by

its communications Inc.

Produced by

NHK Enterprises, Inc.

Payments

MUFG Bank, Ltd., Shibuya Branch, Current Account Number 2906676
三菱UFJ銀行 渋谷支店 当座預金 2906676

Account Name: Cerulean Tower Tokyu Hotel Corporation.
口座名 株式会社セルリアンタワー東急ホテル

*1

Be sure to transfer the funds in the name on the reservation.

*2

Handling fees must be paid by the customer.

Reservation/Inquiry

Phone

Contact our promotions team for reservations and inquiry (Business Hours 9:00-18:00 JST).

Profile

Christian GARCIA
Chef of His Highness the Prince Albert II of Monaco


Magnus Raihle REHBÄCK
Chef of His Majesty the King of Sweden


Nobuhiko FUKUDA
Executive Grand Chef of Cerulean Tower Tokyu Hotel


【Club des Chefs des Chefs】*1

Photographed in 2013

Founder: Mr Gilles Bragard

Founder: Mr Gilles Bragard

The Club des Chefs des Chefs, which is seen as the world’s most exclusive gastronomic society, has extremely strict membership criteria: to be accepted into this highly elite club, you need to be the current personal chef of a head of state. If he or she does not have a personal chef, members can be the executive chef of the venue that hosts official State receptions. One member is admitted per country. One of the society’s primary purposes is to promote major culinary traditions and to protect the origins of each national cuisine. As of 2019, Club des Chefs des Chefs and it’s 25 members actively engages in “international exchange and social contribution through culinary culture.”
A message from the founder – Gilles Bragard
"When I founded the CCC, my ambition was to pay tribute to the chefs of heads of state: these legendary figures who work behind the scenes. Every year since 1977, I have sought to bring them together across the world to give them the opportunity to experience the gastronomy of the host country and discuss the major trends in cooking with fellow chefs. As they are aware of the role that these chefs play in international diplomatic relations, heads of state have been quick to support our Club by officially receiving every one of our meetings."


【Approved Specified NPO Katariba】*2

With the goal to “create a society in which every child can develop the power to make their own future, regardless of their social and economic background”, Authorized NPO Katariba, has been delivering learning experiences and opportunities for interaction to schools since 2001. Chairperson Kumi Imamura says “There are children in disaster-afflicted areas who have lost so much. There are children in poor family environment who have given up their dreams. There are children who pass the days wandering and doing nothing. We need to do something about that.” Katariba focuses in providing services for elementary school children and teenagers, engages in activities nationwide that offer learning experiences and opportunities for interaction at schools aiming for creating spaces and turns in society dedicated to teenagers. Katariba as of October 2018 runs 8 locations nationwide including “Collabo-schools” in Fukushima, Miyagi, Iwate and Kumamoto, and runs various programs and projects from 9 locations.