Mr. James Ruch / USA

Current Occupation / Yacht Chef
Graduation year / 2017

  • Q1. Please introduce yourself

  • Jim Ruch. I’ve made my living as private chef on yachts and estates for the past 20 years.
  • Q2. Why you choose TSA to learn about Sushi?

  • Location, curriculum and reviews.
  • Q3. Where did you stay while you were in Tokyo?
  • Somerset Ginza East
  • Q4. What was your favorite part of the course?
  • Watching demonstrations, cutting fish, making rolls.
  • Q5. What was the most challenging part of the whole course?
  • Maki and Nigiri tests
  • Q6. Could you tell us about your sushi chef career story after you graduated our school?
  • I cook a lot of different kinds of food in my work. I added sushi to my repertoire directly after the course as soon as I got back to work.
  • Q7. Please leave a message for those who are interested in learning Sushi/Japanese cuisine at TSA
  • The course is excellent, the instructors are excellent, the resourses they have and can help with are excellent and Tokyo is one of the most awesome cities on earth.