Kengo Akabame & Toshinori Akishiro

Kengo Akabame

Kengo Akabame

Pastry Chef
Imperial Hotel Tokyo

Kengo is the pastry chef at Imperial Hotel Tokyo since 2006. In 2009, he got the grand prix at International Junior Concours in Portgees. Also, in 2012, he won the Japan Bellecolade Award. He won many other domestic showpiece competitions in Japan. He is one of the most famous young chocolatier in Japan now.


Toshinori Akishiro

Toshinori Akishiro

Pastry Chef
Imperial Hotel

Toshinori is the pasty chef at Imperial hotel since 1996. He has been working under the executive pastry chef Kanjiro Mochizuki. He won numerous sugar showpiece championships including “Japan Cake Show Top of Patissier 2006” and “International Patisseire Grand Prix 2009” both held in Tokyo. As for IPGP, he was a captain of Japan team and his sugar showpiece got the best sugar showpiece award and the team got the gold medal. Now, he is more interested in chocolate. He got the gold award at Utsumi Cup Chocolate showpiece category in 2011.

Posted in 2015 teams, National Showpiece Championship.