Chefs and Restaurants

How Did Visiting Japan Impact Your Cooking or Mixology?

Plate Staff

Japan has a special place in my heart. My wife is Japanese and we went a few years ago. It was eye-opening. As a chef it was humbling to say the least—the level of care that goes into everything is amazing. The biggest takeaway I got was the focus on the craft. Chefs in Japan are super in tune with their restaurants and very committed. In Los Angeles, it’s...