Jason is the Western Region Sales Manager at Kikkoman based out of San Francisco, CA. He works with several foodservice operators, distributors and universities to create solutions and provide optimal culinary options using Kikkoman’s Authentic Asian Sauces. His work spans various sectors within Retail, Foodservice and Industrial channels and his territories include Northern California, Oregon, Washington and Montana. Jason has worked with Kikkoman for almost 7 years, and first started his flavorful Kikkoman journey in Retail Marketing. He looks forward to continuing to explore and expand his knowledge within the food world.
Sessions for Jason Zijlstra
Crafting Culinary Harmony: Exquisite Balance of Flavors with KikkomanLocation: Great Hall Meeting Room 1 & 2
Kikkoman explores merging traditional flavors and techniques to cultivate globally inspired cuisines. Wafu is a Japanese word meaning “Japanese-Style.” Thus creating the powerful culinary method of Wafu Italian. This style of cooking reimagines Italian dishes through a Japanese lens to seamlessly blend flavors in a perfect melody so you can't distinguish if the dish is Japanese or if it's Italian. You get the best of both worlds with the combination of two cuisines that continue to grow in popularity within the Foodservice industry.