about chef morimoto

chef morimoto, born and raised in hiroshima, japan, learned the art of sushi and traditional kaiseki cuisine by training under several of his country’s esteemed master chefs. after being the chef-owner of a restaurant in japan for five years, chef morimoto moved to new york city to explore western cooking styles. fifteen years later, he has become well known for his unsurpassed culinary talent. among chef morimoto’s passions is his collection of traditional japanese culinary tools. recently, ralph lauren designed his new chef wear.