Art at Curate Series 14
An exclusive Four Hands Dining Experience by
Chef Ryuta Iizuka of Two Michelin-starred Restaurant Ryuzu, Tokyo and resident
Chef de Cuisine Benjamin Halat
10 – 16 May 2019
After working for the Hotel Okura Tokyo Bay and Hotel The Manhattan, Iizuka became chef for a department in Restaurant ‘Taillevent-Robuchon’ in 1994. Moving to France, he apprenticed at 2-star and 3-star restaurants. He further refined his culinary skills after returning to Japan and working at ‘Joël Robuchon’s ’ restaurants. Iizuka became a chef at ‘L’Atelier de Joël Robuchon’ in 2005, where he led the restaurant over five years to a two-star Michelin rating. On February1, 2011, Iizuka ushered in the grand opening of Restaurant ‘Ryuzu’. Iizuka hails from Tōkamachi in Niigata prefecture.