Experience: more than 30 years
Teruhiko Maita, often referred to as the ‘Iron Chef’ of our school, boasts a diverse culinary background with extensive experience spanning various genres, including yakitori, ramen, Japanese cuisine, sushi, izakaya, Western dishes, hotel dining, and Chinese cuisine.
Chef Maita is the head chef at Tombo, a renowned ‘aburasoba’ restaurant in Tokyo. ‘Aburasoba’ is an increasingly popular style of ramen known for its flavorful, oily sauce that coats the noodles and garnished with a variety of delicious toppings such as green onions, roast pork, and seasoned eggs.
Especially, yakitori stands as his specialty, where his mastery of fire control, a crucial skill in the world of yakitori, is particularly exceptional. With a wealth of recipes at his disposal, Chef Maita is dedicated to imparting his expertise to aspiring chefs. Additionally, he has been featured on many TV and YouTube programs, showcasing his culinary talents to a wider audience.
In his spare time, he enjoys playing baseball.