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"Kitchen-knife ceremony"

Chikura Town where there is a cooking god

  • Takabe Jinja, which sits in the Takabe Shrine mountain foot of Chikura Town, serves as a temple for the birth of the god of cooking.
    It is gaining faith from people involved in cooking and brewers such as miso soy sauce.
    “Kitchen-knife ceremony” has been held as one of the palace events of Takabe Shrine.
    It is a solemn ceremony of cooking carp, red snapper, bonito, etc. without touching it.
    The old-fashioned behavior and its kitchen knife handling are skillful techniques.
    In the old days, a cook who performed a Kitchen-knife ceremony was called a formal chef and was treated as a special case among cooks.
    The hotel owner is also involved in the Kitchen-knife ceremony as a hochoshi.

    【2018 schedule】
    May 17, 2018
    October 17, 2018
    November 23, 2018