Kaz Matsune was born with a love for cooking. His passion led him to be a diligent student and a skilled sushi chef at restaurants such as Minako (San Francisco's first organic, Japanese restaurant), Ozumo, and the famed Fort Mason restaurant, Greens.
Today, Kaz teaches corporate teams and sushi lovers of all stripes his craft with Breakthrough Sushi - the first and only sustainable team building sushi company in the US.
Over the course of his 18-year professional culinary career, Kaz has served top celebrities and some of the Bay Area's top companies, including Google, Facebook, Oracle, Intel, Hewlett-Packard, Verizon Wireless, and Citibank. He has taught over 10,000 sushi lovers and even held lessons at the Culinary Institute of America at Copia.
Kaz has also appeared in videos for Grammarly and Survey Monkey, as well as ad campaigns for Adobe and Eventbrite. His writing is featured on Quora, The Huffington Post, Slate, Apple News, and he has published three books on sushi. The most recent book, How I Became a Sushi Chef, is a memoir of his culinary journey.
During this, what "seems" to be the darkest time in my life and the rest of the world (not to all, but at least to some), I have simple breakfast this morning: Coffee from fresh ground beans, English muffin with a fried egg and Merlot Bellavitano cheese. I made a sandwich and then realized it was, "Oh, this is the 'real' Egg McMuffin!" I loved the taste of real cheese with the muffin. I looked at my wife and there was a moment of silence. Blue skies outside and birds were sin
After creating my "author page" www.kazmatsune.com, I had the same feeling I had before when starting a new project. It's a small step accomplished, feeling good. Small indeed, but after hundreds of thousands of these and good feeling, I know I will reach my goal. Eventually, I will. #authorpage #kazmatsune #howibeameasushichef #writing