In the kitchen with Hideki Harada: A philosophy of respectful handling of food sets Kaze apart

CINCINNATI - Hideki Harada's philosophy in the kitchen is simple and straightforward.

“Always take care of the food, and the food will take care of you," the executive chef and co-owner of Kaze said.

Years of work and discipline have fostered  the culinary skills Harada employs in his kitchen.

Become a WCPO Insider to learn more of Harada's story that began at age 19, took him to Japan and returned him to Cincinnati to open his restaurant in Over-the-Rhine.

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