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Japengo Chef Competes on Japanese Reality Game Show

Here's sneak peek straight from the set of "World Challenge – Pride of Japan", a Japanese reality tv show that pits one Japanese sushi chef against a sushi chef from another country.

Jerry Warner, executive chef of San Diego's Cafe Japengo, was chosen to represent the USA, competing against Toshikatsu Aoki, the owner/chef of Michelin-starred Sushi Aoki in Tokyo.

The show was filmed this week in LA, with both chefs presenting their renditions of nigiri, sashimi and specialty rolls to a panel of judges which included Los Angeles Times' Jonathan Gold and Riviera's Amy Finley; the episode will reportedly air in Japan this January.
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Cafe Japengo

8960 University Center Ln, San Diego, CA 92122 (858) 450-3355