The World Sushi Cup® Japan is a competition for non-Japanese sushi to determine the world’s best foreign sushi chef by competing in sushi hygiene and cooking techniques.
Update on October 30, 2023
WORLD SUSHI CUP® JAPAN 2023
January 18, 2024（Thursday）
World Sushi Skill Institute Seminar
KURO OBI certification exam
January 19, 2024（Friday）
Qualifying tournament (Edo-mae Sushi Open Competition)
January 20, 2024（Saturday）
Final (Creative Sushi Open Competition)
Tokyo （To be determined the detail location）
- In principle, contestants will be selected from those who have at least five years of sushi cooking experience in Japan or abroad, are members of the National Sushi Federation, or have taken the SSI sushi training or examination.
- All participants in the competition must attend the “Black Belt Training Session”. The top 15 finishers in the qualifying tournament will be eligible to participate in the final, depending on the number of participants.
- For the finals, there will be a preparation time on the day before the competition (19th).
- Contestants must be non-Japanese.
*The general public is not allowed to enter. Only industry professionals, Business associates, and the press are allowed to enter.
The Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries
Tokyo Sushi Association
World Sushi Skills Institute
*The information will be updated as needed.