Chef Takashi Kimura
Hailing from Ibaraki prefecture in Japan, as an apprentice, in 1990 Chef Takashi ventured into the culinary scene with a passion for cooking. Along the way, his career included training at Michelin starred restaurants in France and eventually took him to the Japanese Embassy in West Africa, where he applied his French cooking skills with Japanese influence into his specialty menus. Before taking up his post at Cilantro Restaurant & Wine Bar, Chef Takashi was Chef de cuisine at the Japanese Embassy in Malaysia.
Gatot Puji Raharjo
Coming from Tawau, Sabah, Puji started in the hotel industry in 1996 and has been a stalwart member of the Cilantro team since 2009. Before joining Cilantro, Puji gained valuable experience with many reputable 5-star establishments within the Kuala Lumpur district and brings this valuable knowledge to his busy daily schedule at Cilantro Restaurant & Wine Bar.