Natsuko Tsujimoto is the wife of Kenzo Estate Founder and Owner, Kenzo Tsujimoto. She couples as his business partner, assuming the role of Kenzo Estate President and Chief Operating Officer, as well as the Producer and Designer of Kenzo Napa.
Since 2010, Natsuko has played a key role in opening five Kenzo Estate restaurants in her native Japan, sharing an elegant style which weaves a traditional Japanese aesthetic with sophisticated, modern sensibility. In 2016, Natsuko and Kenzo opened the doors to Kenzo Napa, their signature dining establishment sharing upscale, authentic Japanese cuisine in the heart of the Napa Valley. At Kenzo Napa, Natsuko has procured every element of the restaurant’s décor, including the selection of wood, stone and tile imported from Japan, to the arrangement of dishware, exquisite lighting, custom shoji screens and the sushi counter.
At both Kenzo Estate in the Napa Valley, and in Japan, Natsuko helps drive the marketing and hospitality efforts and oversees creative branding such as the winery’s distinctive Japanese-influenced wine names and labels.
Natsuko and Kenzo share their passion and commitment to excellence in their work. A renowned couple in their native Japan, they also share a love of food, wine and travel.