Ever seen Jiro dreams of sushi? Today's infographic is kind of a refresher on the amount of training needed to become a real sushi chef, or Itamae-San. It'll also cover sushi etiquette and traditional aspects of the sushi culture.
People with a singular purpose are fascinating to me. While enjoying the diversity and uncertainties of a varied life, I will always be inspired by (and in part a little envious of) those who discover a talent for something at an early age and then apply it to forge a narrow path for the rest of their days. Jiro Dreams of Sushi is a beautiful and thoughtful portrait of someone who has done that with the kind of commitment and discipline that can only come from a monomaniacal obsession.
About The Film JIRO DREAMS OF SUSHI is the story of 85 year-old Jiro Ono, considered by many to be the world’s greatest sushi chef. He is the proprietor of Sukiyabashi Jiro, a 10-seat, sushi-only restaurant inauspiciously located in a Tokyo subway station. Despite its humble appearances, it is the first restaurant of its kind to be awarded a prestigious 3 star Michelin review, and sushi lovers from around the globe make repeated pilgrimage, calling months in advance and shelling out top…
New documentary on sushi legend Jiro Ono includes "spellbinding 'concerto of sushi'... Mr. Ono’s standards are so obsessively high that he wanted to shoot each handmade masterwork at 'the supreme moment of deliciousness,'" the director said.