Question: Which Academy Award-winning actor and activist is also the co-founder of Nobu Hospitality, along with renowned Chef Nobu Matsuhisa and Hollywood producer Meir Teper?

Answer: Robert De Niro

Those who knew the answer are clearly big Nobu fans and should pat themselves them on the back and enjoy the reward of discovering that Nobu Hotel Shoreditch will host the first European ‘World of Nobu’ festival this Thursday and Friday. *Those who didn’t know the answer are also allowed to enjoy this news.
The festival will feature a series of special dinners, masterclasses and events for the public giving them exclusive access to Chef Nobu and his team. A masterclass with Chef Nobu will allow guests to learn the tricks on how some of Nobu’s world renowned dishes are made plus sake tasting with Fumio Hazu, CEO of Hokesetsu Brewery, showcasing a collection of custom brewed sake made exclusively for Nobu Restaurants. For the food festival itself, Chef Nobu Matsuhisa will showcase canapes from 21 of his executive chefs from around the world, held in Nobu Hotel Shoreditch’s Kaijo meeting space.

To book any of the World of Nobu events, please email