The word "hibachi"
or "hibachi-style" is a North American term for Japanese
teppanyaki cooking, in which gas-heated hotplates are
integrated into tables around which many people (often multiple parties) can
sit and eat at once. The chef performs the cooking in front of the diners,
typically with theatrical flair -- fancy hand work with knives and spatulas,
flipping food into his hat, or lighting a volcano of onions on fire.
teppan'yaki) is a
type of Japanese cuisine that uses an iron griddle to cook food. The word "teppan-yaki"
is derived from teppan (鉄板), which means iron plate, and
yaki (焼き), which means grilled.
In Japan, teppan-yaki may refer to any of a number of dishes cooked
using a teppan frequently with the hot plate located in the center
of the diners' table. The form of teppan-yaki most familiar to North
Americans consists of steak, seafood and other meats, along with vegetable
accompaniments. In North America, it is also known by the name of
in the performance aspect of the chef's preparation, such as stacking round
slices of onion in the shape of Mt. Fuji and lighting oil contained within
on fire, producing a flaming onion volcano. Teppan-yaki steakhouses continue
to place an emphasis on the chef performing a show for the diners,
continuing to introduce new variations and tricks. The show can include
juggling utensils, flipping a shrimp into his shirt pocket, tossing an egg
up in the air and splitting it with his knife, and flipping flattened shrimp
pieces into the diners' mouths.
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Your family, friends and especially your children will be amazed as
our chefs transform the art of cooking into a performance of juggling
agility, speed and creativity. You’ll delight as our chef slices, dices,
chops and spins your dinner in the air – taking an egg, flipping it again
and again above the sizzling grill with his spatula like a tennis ball off a
tennis racket and then deftly catching it on edge, nearly splitting it in
two as he magically mixes it into your meal’s tasty fried rice. Don’t be
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