How Master Sushi Chef Seiji Kumagawa Uses Modern Technology to Upgrade his Hawai'i Omakase — Omakase

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  • Published on: 13 May 2019
  • Seiji Kumagawa has developed one of the most innovative omakase menus in Honolulu at his restaurant, Sasabune. By using local Hawai'i fish and produce, he has pioneered a uniquely experimental approach to sushi techniques and philosophies.

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COMMENTS: 40

  • pixelov
    pixelov   3 days ago

    Really remarkable, a true master

  • Sean Gill
    Sean Gill   5 days ago

    I respect everyone on this series as to be a sushi master takes years of intense training and dedication to the craft. But this gentleman might be the most fun and humble of the series, I just want to hug him and say "teach me sensei"

  • Docfranks
    Docfranks   5 days ago

    This guy is impressive in how he had adapted to american lingo, he spoke in a way that if you took away his accent, it would sound like any other american and that is super impressive despite him spending his entire childhood in japan.

  • John Manadero
    John Manadero   6 days ago

    Not okay to throw away the head... but i still have much respect to them

  • David Hashimoto
    David Hashimoto   1 weeks ago

    I love this guy! "Old soldiers (Master Sushi Chefs) never die they just fade away.".

  • Kevin Jonathan
    Kevin Jonathan   1 weeks ago

    Yooooo OG right here still thinking about how to give people affordable sushi with high standards by ditching some "traditional" ways and making use of modern tech that give the same quality if not better, bravo.

  • Ronald Nixon
    Ronald Nixon   1 weeks ago

    I’m not a fan os sushi, but if I ever return to Hawaii I’m adding this place to my bucket list.

  • John Proctor
    John Proctor   1 weeks ago

    Watching him gardening, really made me smile. It was awesome to see someone who’s so happy he’s able to mix his professional life, with his home life, and not be wanting for a single thing else. Made me extremely jealous

  • Richard Pearce
    Richard Pearce   1 weeks ago

    This guy dresses fish like us normal people breathe.

  • 先生Elmo
    先生Elmo   1 weeks ago

    Hawaii have great taste of water and food

  • Van Lee
    Van Lee   2 weeks ago

    Chef seiji....you are great

  • GrassFedMeats
    GrassFedMeats   2 weeks ago

    Fiat currency makes prices rise...I hate central bankers and their counterfeit money. It creates economic bubbles and the loss of living standards.

  • Dian Sari
    Dian Sari   2 weeks ago

    I bet he is a handsome young man once

  • Tee Colibri
    Tee Colibri   2 weeks ago

    I like that he massages the octopus, but what is it that he is getting out by doing that? I’ve looked it up but I have not been able to find out why you would need to massage it.

  • Andi
    Andi   2 weeks ago

    What a legend I want to visit his restaurant when I get the chance to travel to Hawaii

  • Killa HAYN
    Killa HAYN   1 months ago

    Thats right thats the king fish it’s called MOI now whoever can eat it SAD they should be sacrificed to the HAWAIIN GODS

  • Gildardo Garcia
    Gildardo Garcia   1 months ago

    Best part he said i don't want to be a grumpy old man i like his atitud he is very happy what he is Doing.

  • Earth Chain
    Earth Chain   1 months ago

    bro just toss me a bowl of lemon and salt flavoured rice and a roasted octopos and im good. those small pieces would only make me even more hungry

  • Anon
    Anon   1 months ago

    he could make a nice fish-broth with all the trimmings he's throwing away....

  • NiXXSiTY
    NiXXSiTY   1 months ago

    He's basically saying that nothing is impossible if you love what you doIf you master what you already know you can apply that knowledge to almost everything 😮😮

  • Jujuu
    Jujuu   1 months ago

    Is that a vibrator??

  • chiguazo
    chiguazo   1 months ago

    45 min per leg so octopus has 8 legs that means 360 min or 6 hours to massage all legs.

  • Jaime Gomez
    Jaime Gomez   1 months ago

    Japanese excellence yet very humble to call him self “sushi man”

  • TheRAMBO9191
    TheRAMBO9191   1 months ago

    See, some think it's easy running a resturauntThen see due to constant economic change. It's not so easy! It's constantly crazy and dumb!

  • Deku
    Deku   2 months ago

    Thanks jar jar!

  • cody allen
    cody allen   2 months ago

    "Set it and forget it" I like it.