About the Author
KEN KAWASUMI was born in 1956 in Kamakura. He started his apprenticeship at the age of 16 at famous local sushi bars. He focused on improving his own techniques and developed original maki-zushi. He captured the championship twice at the All Japan Professional Sushi Contest sponsored by TV Tokyo. He also won a bronze medal at the All Japan Sushi Technique Contest sponsored by the Japan Sushi Association. He now runs a sushi bar, 'Kawasumi' and teaches sushi at various schools.