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Washoku World Challenge Competition Goes Online

Aired: Feb. 25, 2021

The Washoku World Challenge is a culinary competition for non-Japanese chefs of Washoku, or Japanese cuisine. This year, due the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, the contest was held online. Organizers carefully consider this format’s positives and negatives, working on how to further popularize the contest. This segment documents new ways on how Washoku continues to expand worldwide, as seen through the online event.

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Washoku dish presented by the finalist from the USA
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Washoku dish presented by the finalist from Kuwait
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Washoku dish presented by the finalist from the UAE
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Washoku World Challenge finalists

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