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Chef Okawara joins from Michelin-starred Kenzo Estates in Napa Valley, CA 

Plan Do See America, the leader in Japanese hospitality practicing the principle of Omototenashi, is proud to announce Chef Atsushi Okawara as the Head Sushi Chef of The Den at Azabu Miami Beach, their hidden omakase room. Chef Okawara joins The Den from Michelin-starred Kenzo Estates in Napa Valley, CA where he was Head Sushi Chef, and has been Head Chef of Sanraku restaurants in San Francisco, CA and internationally EDO Restaurants in Toronto, Canada and, Minoya in Tokyo, Japan, where he began his culinary career. Beginning November 17th of this calendar year, patrons will have the opportunity to enjoy his culinary creations and appreciate his artform in this intimate yet luxurious Miami Beach Japanese staple.

Those with a discerning palate for the freshest fish know that The Den offers Miami Beach’s best omakase with fish flown in directly from Japan while having unparalleled attention to detail. With Chef Okawara on board, once The Den’s doors close, each patron’s dining experience will make them feel as if they’ve been transported to Tokyo’s Toyosu Fish Market, where Chef Okawara slices their fish in-situ, all without ever leaving the heart of South Beach.

He has finalized his new menu, which will play as a symphony composed of different flavors and textures that will delight even the most refined Japanese food critic. Rest assured, once word gets out and reservations pour in, no other restaurant will be up to par with Okawara’s standards, at least on this side of the hemisphere.

The Den at Azabu Miami Beach is open all week except for Mondays with seatings at 6:30 PM and 9:00 PM for sixteen guests per seating. Azabu Miami Beach is inside the Marriott Stanton South Beach at 161 Ocean Dr, Miami Beach, FL 33139. For more information on Azabu Miami Beach, please visit For the latest news, follow Azabu on Facebook and Instagram.

Reservations for dining at The Den can be made by phone calling (786) 276-0520.

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