Chef Ryuji Teshima Restaurant PAGES
Born in Kumamoto Prefecture in 1976. Teshima-san began studying French cooking at a restaurant in Kumamoto prefecture when he was 19 years old. At the age of 26, he moved to France where he continued to hone his skills by working at "Restaurant Les Berceaux", a local starred restaurant, then at "Restaurant Lucas Carton", a three-star restaurant in Paris.
In 2014, he opened "Restaurant PAGES" near the Arc de Triomphe in the 16th arrondissement of Paris. In 2015, he received the "Grand Chef de Demain (Future Master)" award from "Gault&Millau", a French restaurant guide.
In 2016, one and a half years after its opening, the restaurant was awarded one Michelin star in the Michelin Guide. In 2018, he started supervising the in-flight menu for JAL's First and Business Class passengers traveling between Paris and Haneda.