IF YOU’VE EVER WATCHED THE AWESOME documentary Jiro Dreams of Sushi, you’ve seen that sushi is a very precise art, and one that must be mastered over a lifetime. In the United States, sushi is frequently seen as just another delicious food, but in Japan, it is treated with a lot more respect. Chefs are rigorously trained, and eating sushi at a traditional sushi restaurant has very strict rules of etiquette attached to it.

Fortunately for us, the people at Swissotel in Osaka have put together this guide of how to eat sushi (and what to look for in a sushi chef) when you’re eating sushi the Japanese way.


Infographic by Swissotel

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