Iron Chef Morimoto was on hand for the grand opening of his new restaurant, Morimoto Asia, one of the many new eateries at Disney Springs. He appeared on the very same day that Downtown Disney officially switched to its new moniker, opening the restaurant shortly after the naming ceremony.
Click the video accompanying this article to see the full grand opening. You’ll get to hear Chef Morimoto sing and watch the sake ceremony that marked the restaurant’s official debut. Even Chef Mickey Mouse turned out to wish him well in his new venture. If you’d like to see some of the food and see the Iron Chef himself making sushi, go to this article.
Morimoto Asia joins new restaurants like Jock Lindsey’s Hangar Bar and The Boathouse as a part of the overall Disney Springs re-imagining. If you’d like to see the official Downtown Disney-to-Disney Springs renaming ceremony, jump here. For a look inside Jock Lindsey’s Hangar Bar with food descriptions by the chef, go here. For a peek inside The Boathouse, jump to this article.