Chef Teppei Yamashita Jailed 4 Weeks For Drink Driving After Battling Brain Cancer
His popular restaurants are still operating as usual.
Japanese chef and restaurateur Teppei Yamashita was sentenced to four weeks’ jail yesterday (Feb 18), for driving under the influence of alcohol and hitting a light pole at a zebra crossing.
The 41-year-old Singapore PR is well-known for founding F&B company Teppei Group, which runs popular Japanese dining concepts here like Teppei Japanese Restaurant, Teppei Syokudo, Men-Men Tei, Hana-Hana and Man Man Unagi.
According to CNA, Teppei pled guilty to a charge each of drink-driving and careless driving. He was also banned from driving for four years.