Kanako Gomi- Food coordinator, licensed cook, food and nutrition education instructor Born in Tokyo, Japan. Since college student, Kanako was helping her grandmother’s Japanese food and Soba restaurant on developing new party recipes. After the college, she continued to be engaged in food business through an assistant of food stylist, working with Pret a Manger at their launch in Japan on the new menu development. In 1998, she started cooking class in the local community. Based on the idea of “Food makes body and mind strong and healthy”, Kanako is widely active now on holding cooking class, developing recipes of Japanese home cuisine for people both of domestic and overseas.