Into lighting have worked with client Benihana and interior designers Design LSM to realise a collective vision for the new lighting concept applied to Benihana Glasgow. Benihana, meaning ‘safflower’ in Japanese, is an American company which operates Japanese cuisine restaurants around the world. Founded in New York City, there are now 116 Benihana restaurants around the globe. There are two in the UK already, in Piccadilly and Chelsea, with Benihana in Glasgow being the first British venture outside of London. Benihana is a teppanyaki (or hibachi) restaurant. ‘Teppan’ refers to the metal cooking plate while ‘yaki’ means ‘grill’ and guest experience the close-up theatre of food cooked in front of you on a metal plate.

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