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Michel and Sebastian Bras to open new restaurant in Japan
French chef Michel Bras and his son Sebastien in 2014. — AFP pic TOKYO, May 16 — Father and son duo Michel and Sebastian Bras have announced plans to open a new garden-inspired restaurant in Japan next summer.Located in Karuizawa, about an hour and a half outside Tokyo, the resort town is perched 1,000 metres above sea level and is popular for its hot springs, mountains, forests and scenery among Tokyoites in need of a respite from city life.The new restaurant marks the French family’s second restaurant in Japan after Toya, which opened in 2002 on the island of Hokkaido.According to their Instagram announcement, this project will be designed by Japanese architect Kengo Kuma and centre around a garden. The menu, too, will also take inspiration from the Japanese garden.The kitchen will be steered by chef Simone Cantafio, who is currently head chef at Toya.Sebastien Bras made headlines in 2017 after asking Michelin to strip his restaurant Le Suquet in the town of Laguiole in the south of France of its triple Michelin-starred status, citing excessive pressure. — AFP-Relaxnews     View this post on Instagram         Michel et Sébastien Bras, accompagnés de Simone Cantafio, ouvriront en juin 2020, un nouveau restaurant à Karuizawa, au Japon, 18 ans après leur première implantation dans le pays Située à 1000 mètres d’altitude, cette charmante petite ville, à 1h30 au nord-est de la capitale, est le refuge secret des Tokyoïtes qui viennent y chercher sa fraîcheur en été, s’émerveiller de ses automnes colorés, et plonger dans ses onsens apaisants toute l’année. Le lieu, dessiné tout en transparence par le célèbre architecte japonais Kengo Kuma, s’enroulera autour d’un jardin. Ce dernier constituera la principale source du répertoire culinaire local de la cuisine, magnifié dans une pure expression Bras. Le chef Simone Cantafio, passé par les cuisines du Suquet à Laguiole, et qui pilote aujourd’hui le 1er restaurant de la Maison ouvert dans le pays en 2002, à Toya, sur l’île d’Hokkaido, dirigera cette nouvelle adresse. #sebastienbras #michelbras @simonecantafiochef @michelbrastoyajapon #restaurantjapon #nouveaurestaurant @kkaa_officialA post shared by BRAS Officiel (@brasofficiel) onMay 13, 2019 at 7:45am PDT [...]
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