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The Idea of Non-Raw Fish Sushi

Hi everybody. I hope you are all well! I received the following e-mail from a fan:   Dear Morimoto, I’ve watched you on Iron Chef America and you are one of my favorite chefs. The reason I’m saying this is because I’ve enjoyed Asian food since I was little and because I’ve known a friend […]

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A New Spring Dish From Start To Finish

I’ve been working on new dishes for the spring menu at Tribeca Canvas. As many of you know from my sushi art, I like to visualize and draw a new idea on paper before actually cooking and plating the dish. Here’s how I imagined my new red snapper dish from start to finish.     This is […]

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Vote Jessica Entzel for F&W People’s Best New Pastry Chef

UPDATE: Jessica Entzel, our pastry chef at Morimoto Napa, is nominated for Food & Wine People’s Best New Pastry Chef! VOTE FOR JESSICA HERE: http://ow.ly/jDHEA Jessica’s version of the “S’more” is the most popular dessert on the menu. It’s made with a dark chocolate feuilletine, smoked soy chocolate mousse, kurumitsu graham infused ice cream, vanilla marshmallow cream and dark […]

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More Sushi Art

As many of you already know, drawing is my hobby. I’d like to share more sushi art with you. Enjoy! I drew this salmon roe sushi yesterday:     And this is my personal favorite:   What do you think?

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Minister’s Award for Overseas Promotion of Japanese Food

UPDATE: ‘Iron Chef Masaharu Morimoto Honored by the Japanese Government’ featured on the Consulate-General of Japan website. Click here to read it. I am honored to have received the Minister’s Award for Overseas Promotion of Food. I would like to thank everyone for their continued support. The award was presented to me this past Sunday, February 17, […]

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Holiday Sukiyaki

Dear Friends, Christmas is just around the corner. Did you already prepare a gift for your loved ones? Do you have any plans for Christmas dinner? Meatloaf, roast chicken, roast turkey? Why don’t you add a Japanese dish to your traditional Christmas dinner this year? Maybe it will become a family favorite! For family Christmas dinner, […]

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Getting Ready for Flavor! Napa Valley

Dear Friends, I’m excited to work with Napa Valleys’ top chefs at Flavor! Napa Valley, which will take place from Nov. 14-Nov. 18, 2012.   I will be participating in the following events: Wednesday, November 14 – Chef Kang and I will be at First Taste Napa, a small-plates kick-off accompanied by tastes of fine wine […]

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Aki Matsuri 2012

Dear Friends, I’m excited to be a special guest at the Gohan Society’s Aki Matsuri 2012, Japanese autumn festival. The event will take place on Oct. 4th from 6:30pm to 9:30pm at the Brooklyn Brewery. I will be talking about the traditional point of view of sushi. I will also be demonstrating simple sushi cooking. […]

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Cooking Live with Chef Ming Tsai & Friends

Dear Friends, For those of you that will be in NYC this fall, be sure to check out Cooking Live with Chef Ming Tsai & Friends on September 18, 2012, 6:30pm at The Ritz-Carlton Battery Park. Chef Morimoto, along with world-renowned celebrity chefs such as Mario Batali, Marc Forgione and “sous-chef” Matt Damon(!) to name […]

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Hello from the London Olympics

Dear Friends, What an exciting time we are having in London! Check out our Olympic highlights so far: In town for the games? Make sure to stop by the Visa VIP Lounge for Chase Card Members for the “Chef Morimoto Culinary Experiences.” Card members can view a full schedule of events and make reservations here to guarantee a spot. For […]

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