Cooking Artist

Machiko Chiba
Cooking artist


Machiko centers her activity in Tokyo and New York. She obtained an artist visa in the US for the first time as a Japanese cooking researcher.

She has been a lecturer at prestigious culinary schools including William Sonoma in New York, and Le Cordon Bleu in Paris, Chicago, and England.
She established Machiko cooking USA. She handles party presentations, comprehensive production of food and sound concerts, food-centered events, and planning.
The microwave cooking pot that she developed, "Cook-zen", received the METI Grand Award.
Her molds for making delicious Japanese sweets have won the Excellence Award at the Daily Necessities Plastics Competition.
She is currently working to spread traditional Japanese sweets to the world.

料理研究家 千葉真知子

A microwave cooker that safely "simmers," "cooks," and "steams" quickly.

You can enjoy delicious and healthy food because it traps all of the flavors inside the food.

Received the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry Award in 2003, and the American Best of Housewares 2019 award.

Cook-zen has been praised by many, including housewives who are busy making lunchboxes in the morning, those who come home late at work, and even professional cooks.


Microwave cooker


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