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 Chef Junya Watanabe

Chef Junya Watanabe

INSPIRED BY HIS SUSHI BAR IN JAPAN, CHEF JUNYA WATANABE (CREATOR OF RAKIRAKI RAMEN AND POKIRRITO POKE) BRINGS YOU A MODERN TWIST ON TRADITIONAL – PREMIUM SUSHI HAND ROLLS THAT STRIKE THE PERFECT BALANCE OF FLAVOR, FORM AND FUNCTION.

THE PRECISE COMBINATION OF SUSHI GRADE FISH, WARM RICE AND CRISP SEAWEED, PAIRED WITH CHEF WATANABE’S SECRET SAUCES CREATE A UNIQUE DINING EXPERIENCE.

WE SOURCE ONLY THE FRESHEST INGREDIENTS AND ADHERE TO TIME-HONORED PREPARATIONS, PERFECTLY EXECUTED BY OUR EXPERT CHEFS. EACH ROLL IS MEANT TO BE SAVORED INDIVIDUALLY AND IMMEDIATELY, ENSURING OPTIMAL TASTE.  


THE TEMAKI MASTERPIECE

FISH

THE FINEST QUALITY FATTY AND LEAN PARTS ARE CAREFULLY SELECTED AND CHOPPED TATAKI-STYLE TO ACHIEVE A BALANCE OF TEXTURE AND TASTE, THEN INFUSED WITH CHEF WATANABE’S PROPRIETARY “GOLDEN RATIO” MARINADES TO ELEVATE THE NATURAL FLAVOR PROFILE.

RICE

PREMIUM SUSHI GRADE RICE IS METICULOUSLY CURATED AND FLUFFED WITH A 3-VINEGAR MIX. COOKED USING A SMALL BATCH TECHNIQUE, THE IDEAL TEMPERATURE OF THE RICE IS CAREFULLY MAINTAINED FOR EVERY ROLL, ENHANCING THE TASTE OF EACH INDIVIDUAL INGREDIENT.

 

NORI

SUPERIOR GOLD LABEL SEAWEED SOURCED FROM YAMAMOTOYAMA OF JAPAN AND IMPORTED JUST FOR J/WATA, TOASTED OVER AN OPEN FLAME TO DELIVER A SMOKY, CRUNCHY TEXTURE IN EACH BITE, THIS NORI IS AS GOOD AS IT GETS.

SOY SAUCE

J/WATA USES HIGH GRADE AROMATIC SOY SAUCE, FAVORED BY MICHELIN STARRED SUSHI CHEFS IN JAPAN. ITS SMOOTH, DELICATE FLAVOR, AND DISTINCTIVE REDDISH AMBER COLOR PERFECTLY COMPLEMENTS THE FLAVORS OF THE HAND ROLLS.