Macy's and Chef Takashi Yagihashi Celebrate Asian Pacific Heritage Month in Chicago!

Join the Macy's Culinary Council Chef for a special cooking demo at State Street!

Chef Takashi
Chef Takashi
  • Chef Takashi
    Chef Takashi
    Chef Takashi
    Chef Takashi

Join us in honoring the culture, heritage, and culinary traditions of Asian and Pacific Islander Americans with exciting in-store events, featuring Macy's Culinary Council. 


Macy's on State Street

Chicago, IL

Lower Level Culinary Kitchen


May 12, 2012 at 1PM

About Takashi Yagihashi:

Within its first year, Chef Takashi Yagihashi's namesake Chicago eatery, Takashi Restaurant, was heaped with praise. Esquire and Chicago magazines both named Takashi "The Best New Restaurant of 2008." Zagat rated the restaurant 29 for food, the best rating in Chicago. Plus, Takashi became one of the 18 restaurants to earn a presitigious one-star rating in the Michelin Guide Chicago, 2010. Yagihashi also operates Noodles by Takashi Yagihashi, a rustic Japanese restaurant that opened in 2006 at Macy's on State Street in Chicago. The James Beard Foundation named him the Best Chef in the Midwest 2003. His first cookbook, Takashi's Noodles, was released April 2009. He opened his newest restaurant, Slurping Turtle, a tapas and noodle bar, in 2011.

About Macy's Culinary Council:

Macy's Culinary Council is made up of expert chefs from around the country, who are dedicated to inspiring you to eat, cook and enjoy food at home - just like a chef. The MCC includes some of the nation's leading culinary masters like Rick Bayless, Michelle Bernstein, Cat Cora, Tom Douglas, Todd English, Marc Forgione, Emeril Lagasse, Marcus Samuelsson, Tim Scott, Nancy Silverton, Ming Tsai, Johnny Iuzzini, Wolfgang Puck and Takashi Yagihashi. Launched in 2003, this distinguished team proveds expert culinary advice and leads in-store cooking demos to teach customers how to bring a little gourmet to their dining table.

About Macy's:

Macy's, the largest retail brand of Macy's, Inc., delivers fashion and affordable luxury to customers at more than 800 locations in 45 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and Guam. Macy's stores and offer distinctive assortments including the most desired family of exclusive and fashion brands for him, her and home. Macy's is known for epic events like Macy's 4th of July Fireworks® and the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade®, as well as spectacular fashion shows, culinary events, flower shows and celebrity appearances. Building on a 150-year tradition, Macy's helps strengthen communities by supporting local and national charities that make a difference in the lives of our customers.