Every reputable restaurant, in this case a 2-Michelin starred entity, possesses a crew to uphold its prestigious name. Owner and culinary master Shinobu Namae perfected his practice by training as a sous chef in well-known restaurants in France and England, and established L’Effervescence in hopes of amalgamating the best of French cuisine and the Japanese seasonal palate. Together with his trusted crew, each member plays a significant role in regaling every diner’s enjoyment. Along with Director Sosuke Aoshima, they ensuressmooth day-to-day operation throughout the two-storied building. Guests will be delighted by maître d’hôtel Zacchari Touchane and Yasuko Takada with their warm reception. Head Sommelier Akio Matsumoto oversees the pairing of a specific spirit to each course from an impressive collection by Wine Director Motohiro Okoshi who brings in 12 years of expertise to the table. Head Chef Hayato Hirose, who has plenty of experience, reins the kitchen and secures the freshest ingredients from artisans all over Japan. Chihiro Naito, a sous chef who creates relishing seasonings via experimentation with fermentation and wild herbs. A complete course has to end with a delectable dessert which is whipped up by restaurant’s own pastry chef, Rie Otani.
For a private and quiet evening, food savants are able to regale their taste buds with a divine course at L’Effervescence. The restaurant is fittingly nestled along 2-26-4 Nishi-azabu, a quaint and serene street which aims to provide peace and tranquility to their distinguished guests. Diners have to note that each session takes approximately 3 to 4 hours, as they are encouraged to savor every course that comes with a uniquely paired wine or sake.
On March 29, food connoisseurs are able to indulge at L’Effervescence in a private VIP room with their dinner session graced by the presence of Chef Namae, a legend hard to meet. Only for this sole affair, he will host a maximum party of 10. Each course served will be explained by Chef Namae himself; in addition, the curated meal comes with a wide selection of Japanese sake handpicked by their head sommelier. Satiate your desire for this once-in-a-lifetime exquisite experience, specially arranged by Voyagin.