New Morimoto Asia Napa

Iron Chef Masaharu Morimoto, a Japanese master chef known for his innovative and signature style of cuisine, will open his popular upscale eatery, Morimoto Asia Napa, mid-November. Located at 790 Main Street in Napa, Calif., this marks Chef Morimoto’s third restaurant in California, including Morimoto Napa and recently opened, Momosan Santana Row. The dining experience will feature an eclectic take on some of Chef Morimoto’s favorite Asian flavors, plus a diverse selection of beer, wine, whiskey, and sake. 

“I’m thrilled to bring my Morimoto Asia concept to Napa this November,” said Iron Chef Morimoto. “The dishes at Morimoto Asia Napa will showcase my travels, and I can’t wait to bring a little slice of Asia to Napa.”

At Morimoto Asia Napa, upscale dining is of its utmost importance. The menu will feature a variety of hot and cold appetizers, salads, soups, and dimsum, as well as signature dishes, including Szechuan mapo tofu, orange chicken and black pepper steak. The beverage menu will offer signature cocktails, sake flights, wine, and draft beer. The 170-seat restaurant will offer an intimate dining experience, with Chinese flavors highlighted at the Napa location.

Morimoto Asia Napa is Chef Morimoto’s third Morimoto Asia location. His first location opened in 2015 at Disney Springs, followed by Morimoto Asia Waikiki in 2018. For more information on Chef Morimoto, visit To learn more about Morimoto Asia Napa, visit

About Iron Chef Masaharu Morimoto

Chef Masaharu Morimoto — known to millions as the star of Iron Chef and Iron Chef America — has garnered critical and popular acclaim for his seamless integration of Western and Japanese ingredients. In 2001, Chef Morimoto opened his first restaurant in Philadelphia, which was later followed by restaurants in New York, Napa, Honolulu, Mumbai, Mexico City, Tokyo, and Maui. Morimoto Asia Orlando at Disney Springs opened in 2015, followed by Momosan NYC and Morimoto Las Vegas at MGM Grand in 2016. Morimoto Asia Waikiki, Momosan Waikiki, and Morimoto Doha opened in 2018.  Next came Momosan Seattle (2019), Momosan Wynwood (2020), Morimoto Taghazout Bay (2021), Sa’Moto Manhattan West NYC (2021), Momosan at Hub Hall in Boston (2021) and Momosan Santana Row (2022); bringing Chef Morimoto’s global restaurant count to 19. His first cookbook, Morimoto: The New Art of Japanese Cooking (2007), won two IACP awards (in the “Chef’s and Restaurants'' category and the “First Book: The Julia Child Award") and it was nominated for a James Beard Foundation Award. His second cookbook, Mastering The Art of Japanese Cooking (2017), introduces readers to the healthy, flavorful, surprisingly simple dishes favored by Japanese home cooks. Chef Morimoto has a range of exclusive partnerships with renowned brands such as Global Grub, creating first-of-its-kind DIY cooking kits; as well as The Spice House offering a line of curated spice blends into home kitchens nationwide as well as all of Chef’s famed Momosan restaurants. Follow Chef Morimoto via Instagram, Facebook, Twitter or


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