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Benihana Dipping Sauces

By Todd Wilbur

Score: 3.69. Votes: 13
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The origin of the name of this chain of Japanese steakhouses dates back to 1935. That's when founder Rocky Aoki's father, Yunosuke Aoki, opened a small coffee shop in Japan and named it "Benihana" after a wild red flower that grew near the front door of his shop. Next time you're at Benihana, look carefully and you'll notice that bright red flower has been incorporated into the restaurant's logo.

With most of the cooking performed before your eyes on an open hibachi grill, Benihana maintains a much smaller kitchen than most restaurants, allowing practically the entire restaurant to become productive, money-generating dining space. The limited space behind the scenes is for storage, office and dressing rooms, and a small preparation area for non-cooked items like these sauces. These top secret sauces will go well with a variety of Asian dishes and can be frozen in sealed containers for weeks at a time. If it's the Benihana Chicken and Steak you crave, you can find my clone recipe here

Source: Top Secret Restaurant Recipes by Todd Wilbur.

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Score: 3.69. Votes: 13
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Feb 24, 2016, 23:00

Just like ya get at the restaurant.

Dec 26, 2015, 23:00

Needed more mustard and garlic....bump up the Chinese style mustard to 4 tsp (1 1/3 Tbsp) and the garlic pow to 3/4 to 1 tsp and then is was really good.