Jesse Ito

My Venues


  • 30 Under 30, 2017
  • Rising Star Chef of the Year Nominee
    James Beard Foundation

Behind the Scenes

Last night I had a nightmare
"Last night I had a nightmare that I messed up a batch of rice and it was too late to fix by service. Why can’t I dream of beaches and burgers? 😭 Anyway, pictured here is my favorite fish - saba. If you think mackerel is “fishy” then I have some California rolls for you 🙃"
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Lightly torched braided
"Lightly torched braided makogarei engawa (Japanese flounder fin muscle 💪) with chive and umeboshi ⚪️⚪️⚪️⚪️⚪️⚪️⚪️⚪️⚪️⚪️⚪️⚪️⚪️ Who’s booked for omakase this coming week? 😉"
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@jeffrey_yuuu holds the new
"@jeffrey_yuuu holds the new Royal Sushi record. 49 pieces (including 10 otoro with Hokkaido uni) 👏👏👏. Sorry @phillyfoodslut ✌️😂"
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Chutoro. Medium fatty tuna 😋.
"Chutoro. Medium fatty tuna 😋. What’s your favorite cut of tuna? #teamchutoro"
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