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Andy Cheng

Growing up with a Japanese mother, Andy has extensive knowledge of Japanese culture, life and food. Originally from England, Andy started to train to be a chef after graduating university and moved to Japan to start his culinary journey. After studying under Michelin star chef Namae Shinobu and Akihiro Nagao, he is now studying coffee roasting and wants to share his journey in Japan with the rest of the world.



Article by Andy Cheng

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