Are you looking to update your cookout menu with something a little unexpected and exotic? Why not try some delicious recipes from abroad? Chef Vernon Cardenas, Executive Chef of Katana, and Tom Cardenas, V.P. of Operations Katana, share several classy Japanese dishes that are sure to rival your hamburger staple:
Chef Vernon Cardenas landed the opening Executive Chef duties of the flagship Sushi Roku Restaurant in 1997. He has since overseen two more Sushi Roku restaurants and he has had the opportunity to use his magic touch on the ultra-hip restaurant Katana, which opened in 2001 on the famed Sunset Strip.
Tom Cardenas joined the Innovative Dining Group to be the opening General Manager of Sushi Roku Santa Monica; after opening Sushi Roku Pasadena and Katana restaurant as the General Manager, Tom was promoted to Director of Operations where he now oversees the management team, service, food, and daily operations of all of IDG’s concepts.