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How to Be the Chef at Benihana

Feb 7th, 2017 Teppanyaki Meredith Steele

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Benihana. All opinions are my own. With flames rising and knives slinging, I sat at the hibachi grill in full amazement and awe of what was taking place in front of me. I had never been to a Benihana restaurant before and quickly became enticed with the delicious fresh flavors and thrilling performance the dinner had to offer. But…

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Be the Chef Training Program with Benihana

Nov 28th, 2016 Uncategorized Eden Passante

This post was sponsored by Benihana. All opinions expressed are my own. If there’s one place I absolutely love going for dinner, it’s Benihana. Not only because the food is delicious, but also because it’s always been such a fun family experience. I would actually eat there every single day if I could just for that rice and the ginger salad dressing alone! You can…

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Japanese Etiquette and Culture

Nov 2nd, 2016 Uncategorized Kit Graham

This post was sponsored by Benihana. The opinions expressed are the author’s own. Remember when I participated in Benihana’s “Be The Chef” program? In addition to learning how to make fried rice and onion volcanoes, the friendly staff taught me a bit about Japanese culture, too. Here are some tips that will be handy for your next visit to Benihana and things to keep in…

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Sushi & Sake 101 at Benihana

Oct 14th, 2016 Sushi Meredith Steele

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Benihana. All opinions are my own. SteeleHouseKitchen.com Have you ever watched sushi being delicately prepared and thought to yourself how amazing it would be to be able to have the ability to do the same? With how much we adore sushi and sake, I’ve always dreamed of being able to invite a houseful of friends for a dinner of beautifully…

Live Your Dream for a Day and Be the Chef at Benihana

Sep 20th, 2016 Teppanyaki, Uncategorized Sam Schnur

This post is sponsored by Benihana, but all opinions are the author’s own. Most people have dined at Benihana at some point in their lives – if not for the awesome food, then for the entertainment. On multiple occasions, I have sat around the teppanyaki table with friends and conversed about how fun it must be to flip eggs into your hat, light food on…

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Be the Chef: Theatrical Teppanyaki at Benihana

Aug 22nd, 2016 Teppanyaki Kit Graham

When Benihana approached me about collaborating, it was an instant “yes.” The teppanyaki-style restaurant is an equally delicious and entertaining dining experience. I recently went to the Benihana in Lombard to experience their “Be the Chef” program. How could I resist the opportunity to learn how to make an onion volcano?! I loved the Be the Chef program, and the food was seriously good (I…

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Exploring the Art of Teppanyaki

Dec 1st, 2015 Teppanyaki Naomi Robinson

It’s been a while since I’ve been to a Benihana, so when I had the opportunity to visit one and get an up-close look at a teppanyaki chef, I was delighted. I spent a part of the day with Chef Gibo where he showed me how he makes Benihana’s signature dishes like fried rice, shrimp and steak and even an onion volcano. At first glance,…

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The Art of Teppanyaki

Nov 2nd, 2015 Teppanyaki Liren Baker

The last time I found myself sitting around the table at Benihana , I marveled at the smoking hot grill. The teppanyaki chef greeted us solemnly before his sense of humor broke through with each stroke of the knife and flick of the wrist, the shrimp tails flying through the air, to be deftly caught at the very last second. You couldn’t help but clap…