Kenji Ishizuka (石塚賢治, Ishizuka Kenji?), formerly known as Kenji Takeda is the father of Taka Ishizuka. He was a 69th Tōtsuki Generation student, a former resident of the Polar Star Dormitory, and previously started out as an 15th seat of the Elite Twenty Council as a freshman before being promoted to 3rd seat during his third year. Due to pressure received by his peers to keep being the best in Tōtsuki, he subsequently left the Academy by the suggestion of Senzaemon Nakiri. He never returned, causing him to not graduate. Nonetheless, he is a prodigious chef, who is looked up to by all.
Kenji is bald and has a small black goatee and Glasses.
Kenji is serious and Laidback individual he can be describe as gruff but affectionate father Kenji holds himself a strong sense of pride. While not arrogant, he is self-assured in his abilities as a cook