Born in Fukuoka, Japan, Yosuke has had a passion for excellent food and the drinks that accentuate them. He has spent the majority of his life serving customers with discerning taste. After honing his craft at a 5 stars hotel in Japan, Yosuke spent two years in Europe soaking in the restaurant & bar scene, learning even more about the subtleties of sophisticated professional service. In 2003, he came to Dallas to manage Moosh, a Japanese private lounge. After five years there, he was offered the position of Bar Manager at Tei-An, a new 5-star Japanese restaurant in Dallas’ Arts District. In 2013, Yosuke was promoted to General Manager of Tei-An where he remained for four years before leaving to start Y/S Kitchen Catering.
In his spare time, he enjoys traveling and reading and has recently become a sommelier.