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Calling all Sushi fans...

Introducing Japanese food, art, culture to India


The First Annual All-India Japanese Fusion Sushi Contest Sunday 21 October 2007, Mumbai, India

Maidoindia, in the business of bringing Japan closer to India, will be working with The Institute of Hotel Management (IHM), Mumbai and the Western Culinary Association to present The First Annual All-India Japanese Fusion Sushi Contest on 21 October 2007.

They would like to invite as many enthusiasts of Sushi to participate in this unique event. A panel of experts and chefs, including Japanese Master Chefs and leading names in the Indian Hospitality Industry, will be present to judge and present the awards

There will be three categories under which participants will be invited to participate:

General Public

Professionals - This category will include professionals from various hotels around India serving Japanese food

Students - Students from the selected Hotel Management Institutes.

General Public - Open to anyone and everyone, all sushi enthusiasts.

They can e-mail their recipes with photographs of their creations to, on or before 15 October 2007 on the basis of which they will be short listed and invited for the competition on the 21 October 2007.

Master Japanese Chef Shigefumi Hisa, formerly of Wasabi, Taj Hotels and Palaces Mumbai, will be holding demonstrations at the IHM to students and participants on Saturday, 20 October 2007 to impart his knowledge in the art of sushi preparation.

An award ceremony will follow on the evening of 21 October 2007, and they  shall be awarding awards for each category, together with some special awards selected by the judges. One unique award will be the “Original Indian Vegetarian Sushi Award”.

In addition to this, the winning award entries are scheduled to be showcased in one of the booths of the Japan Pavilion of the World of India.  ( to be held 19-21 November 2007 in Mumbai.

Venue:     Training kitchen of IHM Mumbai

Address:  Institute of Hotel Management, Veer Savarkar Marg, Dadar (West) Mumbai- 400 028.

Contact:    Mr. Harry Cheng - +987-000-3267

Go for it Sushi fans !