Master Chef Kunio Tokuoka is a magician in the kitchen. Yet his approach to cooking is simple. How can he draw the best flavors for a hearty stock? How can he cook a fish dish so that it becomes a transforming experience for even the most jaded diner? Answer: Simply by finding the optimum way to prepare or cook each ingredient so as to draw out peak flavor. Over and over again, he demonstrates how he reinvented an old technique or created new dishes to astonish loyal patrons.