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Chen Kenichi

A Chinese of Japanese nationality born January 5, 1956 in Tokyo, Japan, Chen Kenichi is best known as the Iron Chef Chinese on the original Japanese Iron Chef television series. He is the only Iron Chef to have held his position on the show throughout its 6-year run. As the son of Chen Kenmin, who is regarded as the father of Sichuan cuisine in Japan, Kenichi is often compared to his father on the series, with some saying that Iron Chef helped the son exceed the skills of the father. Despite...See more

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