Machiko Chiba

My Story

 

Machiko centers her work 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 10 years ago. She handles party presentations, comprehensive production of food and sound concerts, food-centered events, and planning.
Over the course of 10 years, she has developed the microwave cooking pot "Cook-zen" into a global product.
Cook-zen won the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry Award.
Afterward, while researching delicious Japanese sweets that can be made quickly, she devised an easy-to-handle Japanese sweets plastic mold.
The Japanese sweets mold series won an award for excellence at the daily necessities plastic contest.
She is currently working to spread traditional Japanese sweets to the world.

  • Teaches Japanese cuisine at Pittsburgh University and Carnegie Mellon University

  • Held cooking classes sponsored by Yves Saint Laurent at Pittsburgh Cuffman Department Store

  • Teaches traditional Japanese sweets at Le Cordon Bleu Paris Paris England

  • Program Review Committee of Local TV Station in Sendai City, Miyagi Prefecture

  • Gave a lecture to the Faculty of Geriatric Nursing at the University of Tokyo

  • Director of NPO Foundation PFI Association

  • Member of the Internal and External Investigation Committee of Jiji Press

  • Miss Universe Tohoku Finals Selection Committee

  • Member of Foreign Correspondents' Club of Japan Journalists

  • Ishikawa Prefecture Goodwill Ambassador, etc.

Machiko's Works

Wagashi Book Autograph Event at Kinokuniya New York

Wagashi Book Autograph Event at Kinokuniya New York

Teaching Japanese Sweets at Le Cordon Bleu Cooking School in Paris

Teaching Japanese Sweets at Le Cordon Bleu Cooking School in Paris

Cooking Class in Tokyo

Cooking Class in Tokyo

Teaching at a Children's Workshop Managed by Louis Vuitton

Teaching at a Children's Workshop Managed by Louis Vuitton

Teaching Japanese Sweets at Le Cordon Bleu Cooking School in Chicago

Teaching Japanese Sweets at Le Cordon Bleu Cooking School in Chicago

Teaching Instructors at the Largest Cooking School in Philippines

Teaching Instructors at the Largest Cooking School in Philippines

With the Manager of New York Luxury bookstore Rizzoli

With the Manager of New York Luxury bookstore Rizzoli

Japanese Sweets Book Won the World Gourmand Cookbook Award

Japanese Sweets Book Won the World Gourmand Cookbook Award

Culinary Researcher Machiko Chiba at the Studio

Culinary Researcher Machiko Chiba at the Studio

Teaching with Mrs. Prime Minister the Art of Bento to Children of New York

Teaching with Mrs. Prime Minister the Art of Bento to Children of New York

Lecture at the Department of Geriatric Nursing, The University of Tokyo School of Medicine

Lecture at the Department of Geriatric Nursing, The University of Tokyo School of Medicine

Private Cooking Lessons for Foreigners

Private Cooking Lessons for Foreigners