The story of Genki Sushi
began with the vision of a 24 –year old Japanese
sushi chief, Fumio Saito. Saito dreamed of creating
a modern sushi restaurant with an unusual feature known
as “kaiten sushi” (literally
translated as “revolving”)
1968, he created the concept of “kaiten
sushi” and pioneered the use of a revolving
conveyor belt to serve sushi, combining serving traditional
sushi with modern technology.
concept caught on fast in Japan. The success of
kaiten sushi saw the opening of outlets
in the prefecture of Tochigi in the Kanto region and
in a town named Utsunomiya.
In 1990 Genki Sushi Co. LTD was established
and in 1991, listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange.
With its dedication to freshness, the company quickly
gained public support and successfully expanded further
As a result,
our Company under its trade name, GENKI
SUSHI has grown not only in Japan, but also throughout
the rest of the world. We are proud to offer a
product that is synonymous with Japans unique culture
and the principle of “customer comes first”.
Since the establishment of our first subsidiary in the
United States, our “business model”
has expanded into four countries outside of Japan.
OUR VISION: Better Sushi Today
"Improving the quality of each plate we serve. This is the driving force behind Change at Genki Sushi.
We are committed to improving the quality in everything we do from the speed in which we deliver our food, the taste of our sushi and the freshness of the produce we use, to our level of service and the atmosphere in our restaurants.
Making small changes and continuing to improve everything we do based on our vision of "Better Sushi Today" Genki Sushi will continue to evolve to provide better sushi today.