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Shangri-La Hotel, Surabaya Appoints Naotaka Tokuhisa as Nishimura's Japanese Chef

Shangri-La Hotel, Surabaya Appoints Naotaka Tokuhisa as Nishimura's Japanese Chef
Surabaya, 1 December 2016 – Shangri-La Hotel, Surabaya has appointed Naotaka Tokuhisa as its new Japanese Chef to lead the culinary team at Nishimura restaurant.
A Japanese national who was born and trained in Tokyo, Japan, Chef Naotaka is delighted to join the Shangri-La Hotel, Surabaya family.
He has over 20 years of experience and has worked at five-star Japanese restaurants in Bahrain, Thailand, Japan and the Persian Gulf.  He specialises in sushi and kaiseki, a traditional Japanese course-by-course set menu. “Techniques, quality and timing are my main styles for implementing quality food service,” said Chef Naotaka. 
Chef Naotaka is exploring the local produced and ingredients and is excited to begin work with the team to ensure that Nishimura delivers authentic Japanese cuisine with a touch of modern flair to the dining scene in Surabaya.
“I’m looking forward to creating a new dining experience for the loyal patrons of Nishimura using a combination of authentic Japanese ingredients and the local produce,” the chef said.


Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts, an iconic flagship brand of the Shangri-La Group, currently operates over 80 deluxe hotels and resorts with a room inventory of over 35,000. Renowned for its distinctive Asian hospitality, the Company has properties in destinations of Australia, Canada, Mainland China, Hong Kong SAR and Taiwan, Fiji, France, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Maldives, Mauritius, Mongolia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Sultanate of Oman, Thailand, Turkey, the United Arab Emirates and the United Kingdom. The group’s award-winning Golden Circle loyalty programme extends to all properties of Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts worldwide. For more information, visit

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