Benihana, the owner and operator of Japanese teppanyaki and sushi restaurants, is set to open its first restaurant in Temecula, California, in September this year.

Located at 26420 Ynez Road near the Promenade, the restaurant will be the brand’s twelfth restaurant in Southern California.

Benihana president and CEO Tom Baldwin said: “Temecula is the perfect place for Benihana to deliver on our mission of creating great guest memories.

“We’re thrilled to be a part of the Temecula community and look forward to welcoming neighbors and friends to enjoy our special Benihana dining experience.”

The 8,200ft² restaurant will feature 21 teppanyaki tables and a cocktail bar, offering a wide range of premium and artisanal sakes, fine wines, craft beer and classic cocktails.

The Temecula restaurant will offer steak, tender chicken and seafood.

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Benihana Temecula general manager Lisa Merelo said: “Beyond a fun, one-of-a-kind dining experience, Benihana is known for creating great memories by delighting guests with our talented, entertaining chefs and our delicious, high-quality menu items.

“We have developed a strong local presence throughout Southern California, and we are elated to continue to expand where guests have always embraced our very special Benihana brand.”

Benihana also owns the RA SUSHI and SAMURAI brands. Through these subsidiaries, the company currently operates more than 100 restaurants in the US, Central America, South America and the Caribbean.