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About Jeff Takiguchi

Jeff Takiguchi is the Development Coordinator for ChefZone.

ChiChi Dango Recipe

We embrace innovation here at ChefZone. Last Week Chef Matt Small used 3 of our bubble tea mix flavours to create a treat that we never expected.   He added the mix to create our very own rendition of a Hawaii favourite treat. Chichi Dango Mochi. We had a sampling of the dish available in three flavours, taro, mango, and honeydew. For those of you who missed the sampling or didn’t get to pick up a recipe, we’ve uploaded it for you here on

6 Common Accounting Mistakes Small Business Owners Make

Accounting is a critical function in any business. Whether you just opened your own restaurant, started your private chef practice or been a veteran in the food service business for several years, the bottom line is that good accounting practices can spell the difference between a successful venture or a failed one. Most entrepreneurs have a passion for their core business, like serving great food, but not for bookkeeping or accounting. Accounting can be quite technical and its principles

Support Local – Participate in Localicious 2015

ChefZone is proud to continue as the major sponsor of Localicious Hawai’i for its 2nd annual 2015 campaign. Mahalo to the 90 restaurant stores statewide who participated last year and raised $31,000 for agricultural education programs in our public schools! ChefZone’s core value of “Live Aloha, Give Aloha!” includes supporting local businesses. It is our goal to help “Food Sustainability” in Hawaii. Please consider supporting Hawaii Agricultural Foundation’s effort by participating in Localicious Hawai’i campaign!  Refer to Localicious Participation Letter

Special Business Development Help Rates for ChefZone Members!

To prove that ChefZone is your complete recipe to success, our Entree´-preneurship Center offers a rich list of partners to help your business cook up success. Included among these partners is StoryManager, a Hawai‘i business development company lead by Steve Sue, the guy that helped Y. Hata create ChefZone. Steve lead visioning, business planning and the creation of the ChefZone brand including naming (including ChefZone & Entree´-preneurship Center), logo development and facility design. And here’s the good news for ChefZone