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 and Top Chef Mexico, Tanabe admits he's addicted to the rush of the competition and is eager to prove he has what it takes to bring home the title..
How to hire Katsuji Tanabe for an event
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Frequently Asked Questions about booking Katsuji Tanabe.
Many performers, actors, speakers and other talent like Katsuji Tanabe, with postponed or cancelled events due to COVID-19 are now, in certain cases, considering virtual appearances via live streaming. They perhaps may accept lower fees too. If you are seriously interested in booking Katsuji Tanabe or other talent shown on our site, we will research their desire and the specific fee for your live-streaming event or project request.
Katsuji Tanabe's current work schedule and location in relation to your event's type, date, budget, and locality will play a primary factor in the acceptance of booking Katsuji Tanabe for your party. As long as your funding is commensurate with the price range to book Katsuji Tanabe, CTI will propose your event to the official agency representing Katsuji Tanabe. After we consult with them, we can circle back with you to provide a personal and accurate quote that includes: final costs, availability, and actual interest in being hired for your specific event or party.
CTI can give you the Katsuji Tanabe booking price once we submit your event details to their camp. "How much does it cost to book Katsuji Tanabe for an event?" is a frequent question we get, but the final Katsuji Tanabe booking price is contingent on many variables and the booking fee we show is based on a range derived from our past experience with what will Katsuji Tanabe charge for an event. Also, their speaking fee might be different than the fee shown for the cost to perform or to just appear. Popularity, career stage, along with current demand will cause fluctuations in their speaking price too. The final booking price may be more than what is shown, but you should at least have a budget within that range for them to consider an appearance, performance or speaking engagement.
There is low probability to book Katsuji Tanabe for a party with anything substantially less than the published booking cost price range. We will negotiate with the Katsuji Tanabe agent on your behalf, but if your funding is not in place then it will more difficult to book Katsuji Tanabe, because they get many offers to work events that are at or above asking price. It is also important to consider the travel costs when researching the Katsuji Tanabe booking fee, as additional expenses like this, as well as an entourage of staff and equipment, are not necessarily built-in to the booking fee range shown. If your budget does not factor that in, then there is no benefit for them to want to be hired. We do not personally speak for Katsuji Tanabe, but in our experience in booking talent for over 25 years, this is generally the outcome of inadequate funding.