February 12, 2018

Learn more about Japanese cuisine at the JRO Int’l Symposium

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  • If you’re a budding restaurateur looking to up your knowledge in Japanese culinary techniques and Japanese cuisine, then join this year’s JRO International Symposium happening on February 20, 2018 at the Dusit Thani Manila.

    Japanese Cuisine Expanding in the World: Growth Strategy for the Foodservice Industry, The Organization to Promote Japanese Restaurants Abroad (JRO) is giving restaurateurs a chance to learn from business leaders and experts in foodservice from both Japan and the Philippines. Gain valuable insight on opportunities and marketing strategies for Japanese food and food ingredients that will suit the Philippine market.

    Panelists for the symposium include Mr. Takaya Awata, President of Toridoll Holdings Co. Ltd; Mr. Ichiro Sakakura, President of Ajinomoto Philippines; Ms. Nancy Reyes-Lumen, Partner at the Commissary Kitchen; Mr. Johnlu G. Koa, Founder & CEO of The French Baker, and Mr. Samie Lim, CFE and Chairman Emeritus of the Philippine Franchise Association. The symposium will be moderated by Mr. Takeshi Okawara, Board Chairman of JRO.

    Block off your Tuesday afternoon and register for this year’s JRO International Symposium by calling Friendship Tours at 02-840-1060. Registration is free of charge.

    This symposium is presented by the Organization to Promote Japanese Restaurants Abroad in cooperation with Friendship Tours.


    Know more about Friendship Tours here: Friendship Tours and Resorts Corporation

    About Organization to Promote Japanese Restaurants Abroad:

    The Organization to Promote Japanese Restaurants Abroad (JRO) is an authorized nonprofit organization founded in 2007 to promote Japanese Food as a global cuisine and enhance the national brand of Japan. In order to achieve this goal, they organize international symposiums, business meetings, hands-on culinary training, and menu development opportunities not only to support Japanese restaurants but also to restaurants of other cuisines around the world with the valuable support of our global network of 24 branches covering Americas, Asia, Europe, and Oceania.



    What: JRO International Symposium

    When: February 20, 2018; 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

    Where: G/F, Dusit Thani Manila, Ayala Centre, Makati City

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