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Warner's passion for cooking dates back to his college years, when he accepted a position at a Japanese restaurant owned by one of his professors. In 1990 Warner joined Café Japengo's inaugural crew - spending the next six years as the personal apprentice to Master Sushi Chef Osamu "Fuji" Fujita, who eventually became Corporate Sushi Chef for Hyatt Hotels Corporation.

Since his promotion to Executive Sushi Chef in 1996, Warner has helped lead Café Japengo to numerous awards and accolades, including the California Restaurant Association's Gold Medallion Award for Best Sushi in both 2005 and 2006. Warner also was named "Master Sushi Chef - Best of Show" at the 2005 California Rice Commission Sushi Masters Competition.

After 16 years of preparing spectacular La Jolla dining, this master craftsman particularly enjoys creating the Stuffed Tomato Tuna Sashimi and his own Yellowtail Ceviche creation. And he invites you to indulge in a new and exciting dining experience at our innovative sushi restaurant in San Diego, CA.

Chef Warner's career highlights include:
  • 1990: Joined the culinary team that opened Café Japengo.
  • 1990-1996: Served as the personal apprentice to Master Sushi Chef Osamu "Fuji" Fujita.
  • 1996: Promoted to Executive Sushi Chef.
  • 2005: Named "Master Sushi Chef - Best of Show" at the 2005 California Rice Commission Sushi Masters Competition.
  • 2005 and 2006:Earned the Gold Medallion Award for Best Sushi from the California Restaurant Association
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Indulge your passion. Feed your soul. To request more information or reserve your table at our San Diego CA restaurant, call (858) 450-3355 - or click here for online reservations.

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