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Benihana Donates over $70,000 to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

Nov 19th, 2018 Uncategorized Benihana

Benihana, the nation’s leading operator of Japanese-inspired Teppanyaki and Sushi Restaurants, has donated over $70,000 to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital as part of their long-standing commitment to helping children in need and their broader initiative to celebrate their Japanese heritage. Children’s Day is a Japanese national holiday celebrated annually on May 5. The day was established to respect children’s personalities and to celebrate their…

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Make This Holiday Season Sizzle. The More You Give, The More You Get.

Nov 19th, 2018 Uncategorized Benihana

Hunting for the perfect gift for friends, family, and coworkers? Don’t give them something they want; give them something they’ll CRAVE. A Benihana gift card grants a front row seat to Benihana’s famous one-of-a-kind dining experience! From date-night to entertaining holiday visitors, relax and leave the cooking to a Benihana master teppanyaki chef while catching up with family and friends. As a gift to you,…



Oct 31st, 2018 Uncategorized Chicago Food Girl

To all my fellow fried rice fiends—oops, I mean friends—Benihana has declared September 20th National Fried Rice Day! To commemorate the new holiday, Benihana’s own, Chef Raymundo Mendez, will cook the signature dish for 42 consecutive hours in an attempt to set a Guinness World Record. The celebration kicks off Tuesday at Benihana’s flagship location in the John Hancock Center and culminates on Thursday, National…

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Celebrate National Fried Rice Day at Benihana

Sep 5th, 2018 Uncategorized Tom Baldwin

At Benihana, high-quality rice isn’t just another side dish; it’s an important foundational element of every meal we serve. Benihana has been dishing the irresistible flavor of our famous fried rice to generations of guests for over half a century, serving roughly three million pounds of Benihana fried rice each year. Declaring National Fried Rice Day Fried rice is beloved throughout the globe and an…

Drop the Wine Glass: Sushi and Sake Tasting Now at Benihana

Jun 14th, 2018 Sushi Alfredo Martinez

It’s time to ditch the wine tasting and experience a sake and sushi course at Benihana. Bring coworkers, family and friends to explore (and sample!) the flavors and intricacies of some of the finest sushi and sake from around the globe at a Benihana Sushi & Sake class. Our talented sushi chefs will walk you through an interactive dining experience highlighting the study of sushi…


Boca’s New Dining and Entertainment Destination is in Front of a 500-Degree Grill

May 22nd, 2018 Uncategorized Benihana

  After years of anticipation, we’re proud to say Benihana has brought our iconic experience to a new home in the heart of West Boca.   Benihana in the Boca Community: The new state-of-the-art location will bring the largest teppanyaki destination to Boca starting May 23 at 9918 Glades Road. To celebrate and honor the Boca community, Benihana will donate $10,000 to the Stoneman Douglas…


Can You Handle the Heat? Benihana Dishes for the Bold

Apr 16th, 2018 Uncategorized Executive Chef Toshiya Nemoto “Chef Tony”

I recently celebrated 40 years working with Benihana and I’m honored to be back as the Executive Chef. If there’s one thing these past four decades have taught me it’s that our unique dining experience, consisting of equal parts performance art and excellent cuisine, allows us to build genuine connections with our customers. My view from behind the grill these past 40 years has allowed…

The Secrets Behind Benihana’s Most Popular Cocktail

Mar 14th, 2018 Uncategorized Alfredo Martinez

Benihana has been serving their legendary Mai Tai cocktail for over 40 years. Four decades of recipe perfection have made this tropical tiki-inspired cocktail into Benihana’s most popular and iconic signature cocktails to date. The Mai Tai unites the invigorating flavors of fresh pineapple and orange with the warmth and spice of both light and dark rum. Benihana’s signature Mai Tai mixture is created fresh…


Feb 20th, 2018 Uncategorized Corey Marshall

This post is sponsored by Benihana. All opinions are my own. When I got invited back into my local Benihana in Santa Anita to learn about making sushi rolls and the difference between sashimi and nigiri from one of their seasoned professional sushi chefs (Andy), I was obviously beyond excited! I also felt honored, as I know that chefs in training have to put in…

We’re Kicking up the Spice at Benihana

Feb 13th, 2018 Uncategorized Arturo Garzon

For over 50 years, Benihana has been creating the irresistible flavor of our famous fried rice to food-lovers from all over the country. This year, we decided to give our more adventurous foodies a bolder twist on our most iconic dish. Benihana’s Spicy Chicken Rice is back by popular demand. And it’s here to stay. Starting out Strong: Much like our signature fried rice, our…