When Marybeth Boller was appointed an executive chef and director of events for former American Ambassador Caroline Kennedy in 2013, she never imagined that she would fall in love with the country — to the extent that she would decide to stay even after her term was over. But five years later she is still here making the most of her Tokyo journey. Read on to find out how and why she chose to remain in Japan.
A passion for food has led to positions in top restaurants around the world for American Marybeth Boller, as well as to her own catering business. When Caroline Kennedy became the American Ambassador to Japan in 2013 she invited Boller to come over and run the embassy kitchens and plan events. The Ambassador’s term finished last year but the chef chose to stay in Japan, feeling there was much more for her to