Japanese grocery stores and ingredient suppliers in Australia

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How many Japanese restaurants in Australia?

According to a report of Japan Government, there are about 3,400 Japanese restaurants in Oceania area. 

*98,436 Japanese live in Australia, as of October 2018.

Japanese Grocery Stores and Food Suppliers

Japanese grocery stores and food suppliers

〇JFC Australia
Sydney, Brisbane, Gold Coast, Perth, Melbourne, Adelaide and Canberra.

〇Daiwa Food Corporation
Melbourne, Sydney, Canberra, Brisbane, Gold Coast, Perth, Adelaide and Darwin.

〇Jun Pacific Corporation
Sydney, Melbourne, Gold Coast, Brisbane, and Perth

〇Kaisi Australia
Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Gold Coast, Adelaide, Perth and more

〇Nippon Food Supplies
Sydney, Queensland, Melbourne, and Perth

〇NTC Wismettac Australia Pty Ltd.
Brisbane, Melbourne, Sydney, and Perth

〇NTC Wismettac Australia Pty Ltd.
Brisbane, Melbourne, Sydney, and Perth

〇Thanks Mart Online Store in Sydney

〇Miracle Asian Supermarket
World Square 644 George St. Sydney NSW 2000

〇Crown Asian Supermarket Melbourne
CBD Spencer Store, Shop T303, 201 Spencer st, Melbourne, Vic 3000

〇JTT Grocery Shop in Mascot
Unit3 26-32 Kent Road, Mascot NSW 2020

Study and Work in Japan to learn Japanese cuisine

10,861 Australian live in Japan and 552,440 visited to Japan in 2018.

Study in Japan

4weeks Sushi Course at Tokyo Sushi Academy

If you have a passport issued by Australia which have visa exemption arrangements with Japan, your are NOT required to obtain visas to enter Japan. The period of stay granted at the time of the landing permission will be 3-month.

Many schools admit students all year round for a variety of classes(e.g. sushi, ramen, yakitori, tempura and more) ranging from a one-day private lesson to a 3-month course.  You are able to stay in Japan and participate a course at culinary schools within 3-month without visa. Course will be held in English and Japanese language is NOT required.

If you want to stay more than 3-month to study, you are required to obtain student visa or cultural activity visa.

To know more about culinary schools in Japan

Work in Japan

Work in Japan from South Africa

To work as a chef in Japan, there are three major requirements: the first is a visa to work legally, the second is Japanese language ability, and the third is skill as a chef. When it comes to Japanese language skills, daily conversation is the basic minimum required. this is roughly the equivalent of 300 hours of Japanese study required at least.

if you are a chef with a specialty (i.e. an Australian chef who works at an Australian restaurant), 10-years of specialty cooking experience may get your visa approved. In this case, there is no requirement of Japanese language fluency.

To know more about chef visa in Japan

Working Holiday in Japan

Working Holiday Visa in Japan

You need to have a passport issued by Australia and the working holiday visa is issued for 18- to 25-year-olds in general, whether you work full-time or part-time, and valid for a year.

Many people work with a working holiday visa in such areas as Niseko and Hakuba, since they are frequented by European tourists and the kitchen staff may not be required to speak Japanese fluently.

To know more, please check this website Working Holiday Visa in Japan.

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