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Jun Tanaka

Jun Tanaka is the Head Chef and owner of “The Ninth”, a contemporary restaurant in the heart of London’s Fitzrovia. The warm and inviting restaurant serves up simple but refined French-Mediterranean style dishes which are all made for sharing. Having only opened in November 2015, Jun’s hotly anticipated opening of his first solo restaurant since the Pearl Restaurant and Bar, received glowing reviews and a busy restaurant. Jun and his team are extremely proud to have been awarded a Michelin Star in October 2016.
Jun Tanaka has over 20 years’ experience working in some of London’s top restaurants such as Le Gavroche, The Restaurant Marco Pierre White and The Square, where he was trained in classic French cuisine by Marco Pierre White, Phillip Howard and The Roux brothers. The US-born, UK-raised chef Jun Tanaka has become a household name in the restaurant industry, as well as a recognised face on television.
Jun’s first cookbook Simple to Sensational was published by Simon & Schuster in 2008. Jun’s career in television dates back to 2006, when he presented his own series – Cooking It on Channel 4. He has since been a regular on BBC1’s Saturday Kitchen, UKTV’s Market Kitchen and BBC2’s Something for the Weekend. He has also appeared on various other shows such as MasterChef, Michel Roux Jr’s Food & Drink, and Food Network US’s Chopped, where he won the title of Chopped Grand Champion in 2013.
Jun is in high demand to perform cooking demonstrations at food festivals and corporate events, wowing audiences with his gift for cooking wherever he goes.