Oct 31st, 2018 Uncategorized Ashley Thill

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…

Fried Rice Beating Heart

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…


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…

Viva Las Vegas Roll

Jan 25th, 2018 Uncategorized Arturo Garzon

Every day tourists from all over the world journey to the illustrious Las Vegas with the promise of experiencing fabulous food and dazzling shows. The same can be said for our guests at Benihana. Our iconic cuisine and entertainment are all a part of the Benihana experience.  That’s why we’ve designed a sushi roll that that captures this very spirit. The Las Vegas Sushi roll…

Red Flower Punch Bowl

Jan 12th, 2018 Uncategorized Alfredo Martinez

At Benihana, our goal is to provide a delicious and memorable dining experience for every one of our guests. Those who visit are well aware of the dishes crafted by our talented teppanyaki chefs, but it is the care and attention we put into creating our signature cocktails that also leaves a lasting impression. One of our newest and most popular signature cocktails is the…


Festive. Bright. Refreshing: Treat Yourself This Holiday Season with Benihana’s Cranberry Mojito

Dec 18th, 2017 Uncategorized Alfredo Martinez

At Benihana, we pride ourselves on being a destination for celebrations small and large. That’s why we are always introducing new handcrafted cocktails specifically designed for celebrating, like our festive Cranberry Mojito. This holiday-inspired cocktail is made with only top-shelf ingredients and infused with a combination of fresh cranberries, mint, cinnamon and the spice of ginger. Shaken, not stirred: The indulgence is only part of…