Rikito Watanabe


Rikito Watanabe

Riki stood out in the 9th season of the show Chefi la Cuțite - Antena 1, where he reached the semi-finalist position. Edition after edition and battle after battle, he impressed with spectacular dishes and sophisticated taste, conquering with his team spirit and positive attitude.


Riki is followed by tens of thousands of people on social media for his authenticity and humor and his love of cooking.

He owns a restaurant in Constanta

Riki was born in Japan and has been living in Romania for 9 years. He currently runs Tokyo Rikiya, an Asian restaurant on the shores of the Black Sea, together with his best friend, Shoji Toshihisa, who is also a former contestant on the same cooking show.