San Juan's First Lady of Sushi, Keiko Yabuuchi, makes new home at The Ocean Bar & Grill.
San Juan, PUERTO RICO - January 27, 2008 - The Ritz-Carlton San Juan Hotel, Spa & Casino is pleased to announce the next phase in its' partnership with Puerto Rico's first female Sushi Chef, Keiko Yabuuchi, with its new oceanfront sushi concept at the newly reinvented Ocean Bar & Grill.
Open every Wednesday thru Sunday night, from 6 to 9 pm, patrons will be treated to the ideal blend of legendary Japanese tradition spiced with unmistakable Puerto Rican flavor. Born in Tsukushima, Japan, Keiko Yabuuchi has been a pioneer of Japanese food in Puerto Rico for over 20 years, establishing sushi bars in Puerto Rico's most prominent resorts like El Conquistador Hotel and Resort in Fajardo (Blossom) and Condado Plaza in San Juan (Mandalay) until making her home on the island's premiere luxury resort, The Ritz-Carlton, San Juan since 1999.
About The Ritz-Carlton, San Juan Hotel, Spa & Casino
A perfect marriage of island and urban, Latin and international, this 416-room hotel is the epitome of Caribbean sophistication. The award-winning property is recognized by Conde Nast Traveler and Travel + Leisure as a top destination in the Caribbean. Elegant accommodations and gracious service complement features such as Puerto Rico's largest 24-hour casino, a state-of-the-art Spa and Fitness center, and a newly opened Tiffany & Co. retail location. Located in Isla Verde, the hotel is just minutes from historic Old San Juan. For further information and reservations, call (787) 253-1700 or central reservations toll- free at 800- 241-3333, or a travel professional.