Yoshiko Takahashi joined Sasakawa USA in January 2022 and serves as the assistant manager, as well as executive assistant to the president.
Prior to joining Sasakawa USA, she lived in San Francisco and worked at San Francisco International Airport as a customer service agent for a major airline. Before moving to San Francisco, Yoshiko worked as a merchandise coordinator for a wholesale trading company in NYC, working with the highest-quality Japanese knives and kitchenware products for the restaurant industry. There, she handled purchasing and logistics for imported products from Japan, China, France, and within the U.S.
She graduated from Senshu University in Japan with a BA in commerce and received a culinary certificate at the Institute of Culinary Education (former Peter Kump’s New York Cooking School) when she was in New York. Yoshiko was born in Kanagawa, Japan and is a native speaker of Japanese.