Chef Masaharu Morimoto has created a bridge between the culinary traditions of his native Japan and the American palate, bringing intense excitement, exquisite technique and perfectly balanced flavors to thousands of diners throughout the world. He has garnered critical and popular acclaim for his seamless integration of Western and Japanese ingredients, creating a signature style that positions him as one of the world’s leading chefs. In 2001, he opened his first eponymous restaurant in Philadelphia in partnership with Stephen Starr, following by a New York City outpost in 2006. Both restaurants set the gold standard for contemporary Japanese cuisine in America.
The master chef talks abut the concept behind MOMOSAN. Ramen and Sake!