Congratulations to the 20 new One Star restaurants joining the MICHELIN Guide Tokyo 2022!
Let’s introduce you to these new Starred restaurants in Tokyo and the messages of joy that we’ve received from them.
nôl (1 MICHELIN Star, Innovative)
"We really feel honoured that our efforts have been recognised. One important role we play is conveying our producers’ thoughts to our customers and we will continue every day to improve.”
Sushi Ryujiro (1 MICHELIN Star, Sushi)
"Receiving a MICHELIN Star has been our goal since the restaurant opened – so I am very happy now! We will keep challenging with more high-quality cuisine and service and will continue to improve."
est (1 MICHELIN Star, French)
Chef Guillaume Bracaval: “We would like to sincerely thank our guests and the Michelin Guide for this privilege. We are delighted to be in the company of such incredible restaurants. The past year has been incredibly challenging. This award is testament to the team’s dedication, innovation, and poise under pressure. I couldn’t be prouder of the entire team.”
SÉZANNE (1 MICHELIN Star, French)
"Receiving a MICHELIN star is the highest honour in the restaurant industry - I am deeply moved. We will do our best to ensure our customers have the best experiences. I am grateful to our regular guests and all the partners who have assisted us."
Ensui (1 MICHELIN Star, Japanese)
“This award is not just for me. It is also for all the people who have supported our restaurant. I would like to take this opportunity to express our deepest gratitude to them. I will continue my efforts as the chef in a Starred restaurant.”
WASA (1 MICHELIN Star, Chinese)
"My team and I are very pleased to have received a MICHELIN Star. Thank you to our customers, our producers for providing such great ingredients and all the people who have been on the journey with us. I will continue to devote myself to what I have achieved so far, without being overwhelmed by this award” (Photo by WASA)
Ten Yokota (1 MICHELIN Star, Tempura)
"It is a great pleasure and honour that our restaurant has been selected in the MICHELIN Guide Tokyo 2022 especially as the restaurant was recently opened. I will continue to put in every effort but will do so patiently and humbly. (Photo by Ten Yokota)
Tempura Yaguchi (1 MICHELIN Star, Tempura)
“Our restaurant was announced as having been awarded a MICHELIN Star in the Michelin Guide Tokyo 2022. I feel both the pressure of this but also feel humbled. I will continue to work with devotion and will aim for even greater heights."
Floraison (1 MICHELIN Star, French)
"I am very honoured to have received a MICHELIN Star. I appreciate it also for my customers, suppliers, industry peers, mentors, friends, my family, and all concerned people. We will do our best to make our guests even more satisfied."
Akanezaka Onuma (1 MICHELIN Star, Japanese)
“It is a great honour to have received a Michelin Star. This award is the result of the support of my family, team members, customers, friends and suppliers. I will continue to devote myself with passion.
DEN KUSHI FLORI (1 MICHELIN Star, Innovative)
"We are very pleased to have received a MICHELIN Star in the MICHELIN Guide Tokyo 2022 as the restaurant has only been open for two years.We have always tried to be positive during this difficult period and this effort has clearly been worthwhile.Our close friends gave us the news and their smiles made us happy. Thank you so much! It’s a great reward in only two years.
I feel this award will help the restaurant become better known. We are still unpolished but will continue to make efforts to offer delicious and wonderful dining experiences to our customers."
Sushi Masashi (1 MICHELIN Star, Sushi)
"The support of our customers during the Covid-19 crisis has been so important. I am very honoured to have received a MICHELIN Star during such a hard season. We will pass on our gratitude to our customers and will always keep them in mind and will continue to apply ourselves every day.”
Nishiazabu Otake (1 MICHELIN Star, Japanese)
“It is a great honour to have received a Michelin Star. I will continue to work to improve and aim to obtain more Stars from the guide in the future.
L'ARGENT (1 MICHELIN Star, French)
"I am very grateful to have received such a glorious MICHELIN Star in about a year since the restaurant opened. Thank you from the bottom of my heart to all the people who have supported us. I will aim for even greater heights each and every day to bring excitement to our customers."
Sushi Matsuura (1 MICHELIN Star, Sushi)
"I am very honored to have received a MICHELIN Star. This award is the result of our great relationships with our customers, team members and peers. We will continue to dedicate ourselves to reach even greater heights.
Nœud. TOKYO (1 MICHELIN Star, French) / New MICHELIN Green Star
"I sincerely thank for all the people who have worked together so well since the restaurant opened last July. We have all put in extra efforts in our aim of satisfying our customers.”
Sorahana (1 MICHELIN Star, Japanese)
"Thank you so much to all the people who have supported us.
Hakuun (1 MICHELIN Star, Japanese)
"One of my goals was to receive a Michelin Star during my training period - I am so happy and grateful because my dream came true. We will keep making efforts to impress our customers." (Photo by Hakuun)
Sushi Kojima (1 MICHELIN Star, Sushi)
"It is my great pleasure to be selected in the MICHELIN Guide Tokyo 2022. I will continue to do my best."
Sharikimon Onozawa (1 MICHELIN Star, Japanese)