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パトリス・ジュリアン Patrice Julien

Born 16 june 1952, Fez (Morroco), Patrice Julien is a famous French Lifestyle Designer, Cook, Conceptor, Essayist and Life Coach living in Japan.

After studying communication at Paris X Nanterre University in France he travels around the world working for the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs from 1977 to 1994.Promoting French Culture, he works in the French Embassies in Afghanistan, Portugal, Thailand and Japan. From 1989 to 1994, he is Deputy Director of the Fanco-Japanese Institute in Tokyo where he learns about the expectations of Japanese new generations regarding French culture. His first essay: “Cette Vie dont vous êtes le heros” (“You are the hero of your Life”) is published in France by Eds Dangles, a major Self Development books publisher. This is a shifting point in his journey.

Patrice loving to cook and eat publishes as a game his first cooking book in Japan : “France Ryori ABC” (“The ABC of French cooking”). The book become a hit amongst young generations, it will also be a long seller (around 40 reeditions). This book being very new in it’s concept influence a lot of youngsters who are now working as chefs, foods stylists, food editors, … “France Ryori ABC” is the beginning of an adventure. Patrice leaves the Ministry and Foreign affairs and create an LLC, “Rêves de Vie Studio” (“Dreams of Life Studio”)with his former partner. From 1994 to 2003, Rêves de Vie Studio expands, operating a restaurant, 3 cafés and a Dining Bar (in Tokyo, Yokohama and Kobe).

In 2003 Patrice leaves the company to his partner and starts working as a consultant in the food business, as a global designer and as a “product conceptor”. Since 1192 he have published around 50 books (cooking books and essays about enjoyment of life and the power of imagination). He also have created and is still directing “Imagination workshops” as a way to share his experience in the creation field. In 2010, he received from the French Government the medal of “Officier du Mérite Agricole” for his action in promoting French Food Culture and French Lifestyle in Japan.

Trough his products, books, talk shows, workshops and appearances in the media Patrice promotes the importance of the attention to all the details of everyday life. His experience in the hospitality business added to his practice of Zen have taught him that an “attentive consciousness” is the key to an harmonious lifestyle.