Becoming a sushi chef takes years of hard work, dedication and commitment. It’s a challenge that not many complete and those that do will testify to how difficult the journey can be.
If you’ve ever seenJiro Dreams of Sushijust think of the scene were a young apprentice tells the story of making the same sponge again and again for his master.
In a new video posted to promote the upcoming episode of Anthony Bourdain’s Parts Unknown, world famous sushi chef Masa Takayam explains what it actually takes to learn the craft.
It’s only a short video but offers some insight into the gruelling life of a sushi chef. If you can’t wait for the full episode and need some more of Takayam, there’s a longer video below that follows the chef in action.
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