JIRO DREAMS OF SUSHI is the story of 85 year-old Jiro Ono, considered by many to be the world’s greatest sushi chef. He is the proprietor of Sukiyabashi Jiro, a 10-seat, sushi-only restaurant inauspiciously located in a Tokyo subway station. Despite its humble appearances, it is the first restaurant of its kind to be awarded a prestigious 3 star Michelin review, and sushi lovers from around the globe make repeated pilgrimage, calling months in advance and shelling out top dollar for a coveted seat at Jiro’s sushi bar.

JIRO DREAMS OF SUSHI premieres on Independent Lens, hosted by Stanley Tucci
Monday, December 23, 2013
8:00-9:00 p.m. MST on PBS
(check local listings)

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Jiro Dreams of Sushi is a 2011 American documentary film that follows Jiro Ono, an 85-year-old sushi master and owner of Sukiyabashi Jiro.