Chef David Yoshimura


Chef David Yoshimura began his professional career as a cook in New York City, working at wd~50 for several years. After NYC, Chef David joined the team at Californios in the restaurant’s first year open and helped attain their first Michelin star within six months.

Upon leaving, the now two Michelin star restaurant Californios, Chef David focused on opening Nisei, aiming to bring the Bay Area a new approach to Japanese-American food. In 2022, Chef David was nominated for a James Beard Award for Emerging Chef. He was also awarded One Michelin star and the coveted Young Chef Award by Michelin the very same year

The Main Dish 2024

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