Born in Hiroshima, Japan, Chef Masaharu Morimoto trained in a sushi restaurant before moving to the U.S. in 1985 at the age of 30. After working in several restaurants, he joined the highly acclaimed Nobu restaurant in New York City. His unique Asian fusion cuisine often combines Western ingredients.
Morimoto opened his own restaurant, Morimoto, in Philadelphia in 2002 and has since gone on to open nine other restaurants throughout the world. He is scheduled to open two new unit