Birth Date: 1947
Birth Place: Shimabara City, Nagasaki Prefecture
Biography: Koumei Nakamura (’†‘º?F–¾) was born in Shimabara City, Nagasaki Prefecture, in 1947. Most famous for being the second Japanese Iron Chef on the show, Iron Chef, has worked at numerous restaurants such as the Oriental Hotel in Osaka, Nadaman in the Hotel New Otani, and the Nadaman Singapore in the Shangri La Hotel. He later became the manager of Nadaman in the Hotel New Otani. He now has his own restaurant in Tokyo, Koumei Ariake. On Iron Chef he wears a purple outfit trimed with gold in the Japanese style. Fighting in 37 battles, he won 24, lost 11, and tied 1.