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"Chopped" Champion & Celebrity Chef Katsuji Tanabe Joins Home Bistro's Prepared Meal Delivery Platform

MIAMI BEACH, FL / ACCESSWIRE / September 26, 2022 / Home Bistro, Inc. (OTC PINK:HBIS), ("Home Bistro" or the "Company") a leading online meal delivery platform that offers celebrity chef-inspired, gourmet and lifestyle ready-made meals, today announced celebrity chef and "Chopped" Champion Katsuji Tanabe, has joined the Home Bistro prepared meal delivery platform.

Zalmi Duchman, Home Bistro CEO stated, "Japanese-Mexican fusion cuisine has been trending for a while but is now starting to gather serious traction in the culinary world. As such, we are very excited to welcome Chef Katsuji and his Japanese-Mexican gastronomic delights to our meal delivery platform."

Chef Katsuji commented, "I'm excited to soon have some of my favorite Japanese-Mexican dishes fully-cooked and home-delivered to consumers. Partnering with Zalmi and Home Bistro is the perfect channel to introduce my take on crowd-pleasing culinary classics, which can be conveniently prepared within minutes and in the comfort of your home."

Born and raised in the heart of Mexico, the son of a Japanese father and a Mexican mother, Katsuji Tanabe has worked inside LA's most acclaimed kitchens, from the four-star Bastide Restaurant to Beverly Hills' Mastro's Steakhouse. Tanabe owns MexiKosher Restaurant, the first authentic Kosher Mexican restaurant in Los Angeles and arguably the first of its kind in the entire United States. He recently expanded Mexikosher to the Upper West Side of New York City and soon plans to open Baranda in Los Angeles, a more upscale dining experience, named after his daughters Barbara and Miranda. Tanabe is proud to serve his community as a personal mentor and celebrity representative for Jewish Big Brothers & Big Sisters, Los Angeles, where he happily offers his time and expertise for fundraising and volunteer drives for the group, as well as regularly working alongside the children that the group supports teaching healthy eating and cooking alternatives. After competing on Top Chef season 12 in Boston, Top Chef Mexico, Food Fighters and Chow Masters, we brought home the "Chopped" Champion's trophy in 2022. Today, Tanabe owns six restaurants across North America.

Home Bistro is a leading direct-to-consumer online platform, www.homebistro.com, that creates and distributes ready-made, celebrity chef-inspired gourmet meals, which currently includes culinary offerings by "Iron Chef" Cat Cora, TV Host and Best-Selling Cookbook Author Ayesha Curry, "Hungry Fan" Chef Daina Falk, "Master Chef" Claudia Sandoval, "Top-Chef All-Star" Richard Blais, "Vegan + Sustainable" Chef Priyanka Naik, Celebrity Pastry and Dessert Chef Melanie Moss, and soon to launch celebrity chef Roblé Ali.

Home Bistro's Model Meals lifestyle brand www.modelmeals.com is a Whole30 and Paleo approved, ready-to-eat, meal prep service, offering a weekly rotating menu that is prepared by professional chefs, using only the highest quality ingredients available, sourced responsibly and locally, and delivered in sustainable, eco-friendly packaging.

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Contact:

Zalmi Duchman, CEO
zalmi@homebistro.com
Ph: 631.694.1111

SOURCE: Home Bistro, Inc.



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