Chef, Owner

Taichi Kitamura


About Taichi Kitamura

Taichi Kitamura is the executive chef and co-owner of Sushi Kappo Tamura. He trained under his mentor Shiro Kashiba for years and worked at I Love Sushi before starting Chiso in Fremont in 2001. Almost a decade later, Taichi sold Chiso and opened Sushi Kappo Tamura with his business partner Steve Tamura in 2010.

  • Best Chef: Northwest Nominee, 2018
    James Beard Foundation

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