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October 17-20, 2024

Shimano

Yuu Shimano

Restaurant Yuu

Executive Chef-Owner, Yuu Shimano, began his culinary journey at Tsuji Culinary Institute in both Osaka, Japan and Lyon, France. He spent the first 12 years of his career in France, beginning at two-Michelin-starred La Villa des Lys at the Hotel Majestic in Cannes before becoming the Chef de Partie at three-Michelin-starred Restaurant Guy Savoy in Paris. In 2017, he was tapped by Tokyo Restaurant Factory to open MIFUNE New York where he served as Executive Chef for five years and garnered a Michelin plate.   

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Executive Chef-Owner, Yuu Shimano, began his culinary journey at Tsuji Culinary Institute in both Osaka, Japan and Lyon, France. He spent the first 12 years of his career in France, beginning at two-Michelin-starred La Villa des Lys at the Hotel Majestic in Cannes before becoming the Chef de Partie at three-Michelin-starred Restaurant Guy Savoy in Paris. In 2017, he was tapped by Tokyo Restaurant Factory to open MIFUNE New York where he served as Executive Chef for five years and garnered a Michelin plate.   

Restaurant Yuu opened in Spring 2023, receiving its first Michelin-Star just six-months after opening. Chef Yuu has been featured in EATER’s Mise En Place video seriesThe New York Times, Esquire Japan, Town & Country, Forbes, Quintessentially, Michelin Guide and Food & Wine

Chef Yuu is pouring out the drama in a supremely elegant way, serving a 16-course French omakase tasting menu with Japanese undertones. He is a creative powerhouse who consistently works to showcase seasonal produce and proteins at the height of their seasonality, presented artistically in his Brooklyn atelier-style restaurant. 

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