About how to choose a person to send to an important place, I tell people to give a guy who smiles a good smile when he is extremely exhausted.

Shizuo Tsuji



"When I let my apprentice go for training, I pick a person who greets pleasantly watching the other person, even if  he is utterly drained," the cooking expert says. And he adds that because his eyes become "a breakwater on the brink of whether he is accepted by society or not. He has such eyes because he is surely convinced of his work. And this is the virtue of a master. From "No "Ultimate" in cooking."



January 13,  2018

from “Oriori no Kotoba” by Kiyokazu Washida, The Asahi Shimbun