On the Art and Practice of Sushi: The Sushi Chef with Masaharu Morimoto

2016 May 16
950419 View
Munchies
On the Art and Practice of Sushi: The Sushi Chef with Masaharu Morimoto

Masaharu Morimoto is most famously known for being an Iron Chef, but there is another side of him we don't get to see too often. In addition to his life on TV, Chef Morimoto is a successful restaurateur who has worked long and hard to build a team that can create great food at each of his restaurants. We spend time with Morimoto at two of his restaurants, Morimoto in Chelsea and Momosan Ramen & Sake in Midtown. Morimoto had two dreams when he was a child, to become a sushi chef or a professional baseball player. After sustaining an injury he dedicated his life to sushi and since then has applied himself to the art and practice of sushi every day. As Morimoto says, “I don’t want to be a celebrity or a celebrity chef. I want to be known as a legitimate chef.” WATCH NEXT: The Masterminds Behind Skeleton Key: Craft Werk with Bellwoods: http://bit.ly/1TjHjmc Subscribe to Munchies here: http://bit.ly/Subscribe-to-MUNCHIES Check out http://munchies.tv for more! Follow Munchies here: Facebook: http://facebook.com/munchies Twitter: http://twitter.com/munchies Tumblr: http://munchies.tumblr.com Instagram: http://instagram.com/munchiesvice Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/munchies Foursquare: https://foursquare.com/munchies More videos from the VICE network: https://www.fb.com/vicevideos