GINZA CONNECTIVE VOL.42
An interview series featuring Ginza people in conversation with violinist Chisako Takashima. With a special fondness for Ginza, which holds many memories both from her professional and private lives, Takashima explores Ginza from various dimensions with her guests. In this volume, she welcomes Mr. Makoto Suzuki, CEO of Shiseido Parlour, which has been in business in Ginza from the Meiji era.
Violinist. Takashima started taking violin lessons from the age of 6. After a successful career abroad, she moved her home base to Japan, where she currently performs in concerts across the country. Highly noted for her character in TV and radio appearances, she has currently opened up her career to more diverse fields with an unchanged focus on her profession.Official website of Chisako Takashima
Suzuki became CEO of Shiseido Parlour in July 2013. Under his motto, “The mutual inspirational culinary experience,” he seeks to enjoy creating an inspirational experience with his customers. His favorite pastime being dining at different restaurants, he enjoys eating out with his wife on weekends and studying different combinations of food and colorful food presentation.Shiseido Parlour website
Written by Mizuho Takahashi; Place of interview: Ginza Shiseido Parlour