Founder & CEO
Our founder, CEO & boss, ‘Kaicho’, is a Hakata native who transformed the Japanese food scene in London.
Hannah manages the daily functions of Japan Centre Group, effectively transforming their vision into reality.
Kanji is our Executive Chef and ‘Shoryu Ramen Boss’ who helped bring the authentic flavours of Japan to the UK.
Shoryu Area Manager
Mimi’s passion is ‘omotenashi' - unconditional Japanese hospitality to provide our customers the very best service.
Maria Vittoria Vecchione
Area Bar Manager
An expert mixologist, Vicky lovingly creates our cocktails and curates our drinks menus for our guests to enjoy!
Sushi Chef & Traditional Japanese Fishmonger
Expert fishmonger, his unrivalled skill prepares fresh butcher cuts of meat & fish for shabu-shabu for our guests.
General Manager & Sake Sommelier
Trained sake sommelier, Nao ensures Europe’s largest Japanese foodhall is full of wonderful produce & sake too!
Creating traditional Japanese bakes from Shokupan to melon pan with new & innovative fusion flavours.
Area Head Chef
Together with Kanji, creates brand new ramen and authentic dishes & sides for our guests to enjoy across Shoryu.
Group Strategy and Operations Manager
Responsible for all our restaurant and retail sites as well as fun projects & launches including our new Mochi Bar.
Manages the kitchens across our sites to make sure we have lots of sushi & soul food for all our customers.
Japan Centre Area Manager
Miki is responsible for the smooth operation of all our foodhalls including our new flagship store in Leicester Square.
Japan Centre General Manager
Ensuring the smooth operation of our flagship store in Leicester Square with lots of fresh soul food & produce.