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MEET THE TEAM

YUSUKE MOTOZAWA

THE OWNER CHEF OF

POWERED BY RICE

From Sanuki-Tsuda, Kagawa Japan

He has a very strict policy when it comes to food.

EAT GOOD.

He is here to display his commitment to authentic Japanese food through his dishes. Let the food do the talking. You will enjoy it.

His mission: To provide authentic Japanese cuisine to the Houstonians and all people, one dish at a time.

Follow him on Instagram - @PoweredbyRicehtx

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RYOTA MATANO

EXECUTIVE CHEF/CONSULTANT OF POWERED BY RICE

The owner/executive chef of:

Izakaya Matano

SAKE Dining Matano

Born in Osaka, Japan.

He spent his childhood in Fukuoka, Hiroshima and he landed in Kagawa.

At the age of 17, he started his career in the restaurant industry.

After working at an Asian, yoshoku style and washoku Japanese restaurants, he made his dream come true by opening his own izakaya at age 27. Now he owns two izakaya in Takamatsu, Kagawa prefecture of Japan and consults for his remote location in China.

He is the mastermind behind all the classic Japanese dishes served at his establishments.

Follow him on Instagram - @ryosan412

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