Chef's Corner

Welcome to Chef's Corner where we will highlight some of the activities of Consul-General Tokuda's executive chef, Mr KODERA Hirofumi.


Chef Kodera NAME: KODERA Hirofumi (小寺博文)
FROM: Ibaraki Prefecture, Japan
CUISINE: Japanese
EDUCATION: BA (English Language and Communication), Kansai Gaidai University

Photos - a selection

With Dr Sen Genshitsu Chef Kodera had the opportunity to prepare a dinner held on the occasion of the visit to Sydney by Dr SEN Genshitsu, Grand Master of Urasenke Chado.
Canapes Canapés for the Sydney Consular Women's Club event
Canapes and food at sake seminar Canapés and food for Japanese Sake Seminar: A Japan Brand Promotional Event


In the media

Chef Kodera in Nichigo Press

Chef Kodera appears in the May & June 2023 issue of "日豪プレス NICHIGO PRESS". See p.12 of the printed magazine or read via our share on Facebook.


Japanese Chef’s Chat

Chef Kodera's Chef Chat

On 27 February, the Consul-General's chef Kodera Hirofumi was invited to join a monthly learning event for professional chefs “Japanese Chef’s Chat”, which was held for the first time after a year and a half.

At the event, Chef Kodera demonstrated how to prepare Kinmedai (Alfonsino/red bream) - both grilled and steamed.

You can watch the video here.