World’s Greatest Sushi Chef
Those hidden gems are what dreams are made of. For sushi lovers, the dream is in the Tokyo subways, where Sushi Master Jiro works his masterpieces.
To be the best, or the best you can be, you got to live your passions. For Jiro, he has turned a humble 10 seat sushi bar in the middle of the Tokyo Subway into the most famous sushi joint in Japan. So much so, he’s got his own high budget documentary about sushi! For those who sit through Anthony Bourdain’s long rants about the art of sushi, you can surely appreciate what an art form sushi is— An endless pursuit to perfection; a life time may never be enough.
JIRO DREAMS OF SUSHI is a quiet yet enthralling documentary that chronicles the life of Jiro Ono, the most famous sushi chef in Tokyo. For most of his 85 years, Jiro has been perfecting the art of making sushi. He works from sunrise to well beyond sunset to taste every piece of fish; meticulously train his employees; and carefully mold and finesse the impeccable presentation of each sushi creation. Although his restaurant Sukiyabashi Jiro only seats ten diners, it is a phenomenon in Tokyo that has won the prestigious 3-Star Michelin review, making him the oldest Michelin chef alive. JIRO DREAMS OF SUSHI chronicles Jiro’s life as both an unparalleled success in the culinary world, and as a loving yet complicated father of two.