He still works at his sushi bar10 seats, located in a basement next to a Tokyo subway station, recipient of three Michelin starsevery day. His commitment to his craftto being a shokunin, to striving for impossible perfectionis complete. It has to be better than last time, Jiro says of his sushi, and he means every time, day after day after day. The filmmakers behind this documentary show this truth in everything that Jiro says and does, in every glossy and yielding piece of fish shown, in the important matter of rice. You must see Jiro Dreams of Sushi. (See Movie Times)
Jiro Ono is 85 years old.