Koumei Nakamura

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Birthday
24, 1947
Birthplace
Shimabara, Japan
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
24, 1947 (age 71)
Birthplace
Shimabara, Japan

About

Japanese Iron Chef who became infamous for the gold-trimmed, purple outfit he wore during televised cooking competitions.

Before Fame

He worked as a chef at the Hotel New Otani and at the Shangri La Hotel.

Trivia

He reigned victorious in his final Iron Chef competition, the "Tuna Battle," which he fought against master chef Yukio Hattori.

Family Life

He was born in Shimabara, Nagasaki, Japan.

Associated With

He and Graham Kerr both achieved celebrity chef status.