Guy Kawasaki's Remarkable People

Roy Yamaguchi: James-Beard award winner, flyin’ Hawaiian, and culinary comic

Episode Summary

This episode’s guest on Guy Kawasaki's Remarkable People podcast is Roy Yamaguchi, the founder of Roy’s Restaurants, Tavern by Roy Yamaguchi, and Eating House 1849. Roy was born and raised in Japan but now lives in Hawaii. He is a graduate of the Culinary Institute of America. He is also a television personality who starred in six seasons of Hawaii Cooks with Roy Yamaguchi on PBS. He has won many awards including the James Beard “Best Pacific Northwest Chef” Award in 1993.