Chef Hiroki Yoshitake : the crazyness of Parisian Japanese chefs

  • 1 Michelin Star chef
  • Japanese chef based in Paris
  • Fusion Japanese-French cuisine

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First of all, originally from Kyushu, South of the Japan, his career began in the kitchens French restaurant “La Rochelle” to the head very publicized in Japan, Mr. Sakai. Then, he leaves to make a tour of the world, to perfect his techniques and discover new flavours. Finally, in France he worked among others for Alberto Herráiz to the Fogon, William Ledeuil Ze Kitchen Gallery, or Pascal Barbot at Astrance.

As a result, at the age of 30, associated with Ly Youlin, it opens the Sola in the heart of Paris :


To start, a few steps from the île de la Cité, facing the Notre-Dame Cathedral, le Sola invites you on a journey for the meeting of two cultures. Indeed, private lounges made of exposed stonework walls and tinted with a zen touch will immerse you into an elegant and cozy atmosphere. Thus, Japanese lounge or French lounge, it is for you to choose. Most of all, SOLA restaurant has been awarded 1 star by Michelin France.


The Japanese chef Hiroki Yoshitake offers cuisine where flavors from Japan merge with French tradition. Indeed, these dishes with Japanese aesthetics will seduce your eyes and your taste buds. Au menu : filet mignon marinated in miso, salmon smoked with Sakur wood.


Yet, let yourself be charmed by this delightful parenthesis in the colors.  Colors of the country of the rising sun where these two cuisines are merged to better enchant you.”

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