Hal Yamashita Napa

UPDATE: Open for dine in service – welcoming Napa locals only through June 8th. New hours of 12 – 8pm for to go, 3 – 8pm for dine in; Closed Tuesdays. Due to limited seating and social distancing measures, walk-ins may not be accepted. Special pricing for Napa locals!

Enjoy Master Chef’s  Charcoal Grilled Dishes and Contemporary Fusion Japanese Dining!

About Chef Hal Yamashita (Haruyuki Yamashita)

Master Chef Hal, a member of Iron Chef All Stars in Japan, serves Robata Cuisine Shin-Washoku style at Hal Yamashita Napa. He features fabulous cuisine with Japanese Umami. A native of Kobe in Japan. A graduate of Osaka University of the Arts, Faculty of Arts Degree. A few years later, he traveled around the world to explore the cuisine. Chef Hal is known as a Maestro of contemporary Japanese cuisine “Shin-Washoku” in Japan. “Shin Washoku” is a newly created category by Hal. “Shin” means “New” in Japanese. In recent years, the word of “Shin-Washoku” has widely spread. Award-winning Chef Hal focuses on potentiality of the ingredients for his cuisine. His cooking philosophy is to emphasize the natural flavors of the ingredients through a careful selection of flavor combinations and condiments. He integrates a new technique into his cuisine. His great profess was used as a documentary story on Japanese television show which has broadcasted nationwide.

* SUSHI 101 *

As a group experience, whether personal or business, Seijun Okano brings his World Class sushi knowledge to your fingertips.

This daytime experience is a hands-on training class in the art of making sushi! Learn about making sushi rice, rolling sushi, nigiri methods, quality and types of fish, presentation, and how to properly prepare the fish.

$60 / per person + 20% gratuity
8 person minimum – 12 person maximum

dine with your own rolled sushi maki, temaki and nigiri, miso soup, matcha genmai tea

Optional Upgrade
$25 / per person Sake Flight Tasting Pairing

2 hour experience


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