Benihana announces following specials for May: Shrimp and Chicken for Two for US$40, and Hibachi Tuna Steak for US$22; both specials come with onion soup, salad, hibachi shrimp appetizer, hibachi vegetables, dipping sauces, steamed rice, green tea

MIAMI , May 1, 2014 (press release) – Benihana Inc., the nation's leading operator of Japanese theme and sushi restaurants, has announced the May Chef's Specials: Shrimp and Chicken for Two for $40 and Hibachi Tuna Steak for $22. Both Chef's Special entrées come with Benihana onion soup, Benihana salad, hibachi shrimp appetizer, hibachi vegetables, homemade dipping sauces, steamed rice and Japanese hot green tea.

Enjoy the featured Shrimp and Chicken for Two, grilled with fresh mushrooms and crunchy sesame seeds. Or try the mouthwatering Hibachi Tuna Steak, a sesame-crusted tuna steak with tomato, avocado and edamame covered in a white balsamic sauce. Complete the meal with one of Benihana's suggested beverage pairings. The topical flavors of mango, pineapple and papaya found in the Kendall-Jackson Vintner's Reserve Chardonnay pairs impeccably with the Shrimp and Chicken for Two. Or enjoy zesty hints of fresh lemon in the Kim Crawford Sauvignon Blanc that couples flawlessly with the Hibachi Tuna Steak.

If looking for a quick and flavorful meal, try a pairing from Benihana's Lounge Menu. The Tempura Dinner Boat, for $16, comes with Benihana onion soup, Benihana salad, edamame, California roll, tempura chicken on a skewer, tempura colossal shrimp and vegetables. This meal pairs exquisitely with the Samuel Adams Cherry Wheat ale, offering a crisp, fruitful flavor with a dry finish. Or enjoy the Sushi Sampler for $7, including a savory combination of tuna, yellowtail, shrimp, Izumidai and salmon. Complement your meal with the Benihana Hot Sake, Benihana's famous, award-winning signature sake.

The specials can be found at all Benihana restaurants, with the exception of Las Vegas, Little Rock and some international locations.

For more information about the May Chef's Specials or to find a Benihana location and make a reservation today, visit

About Benihana

Headquartered in Miami, Benihana Inc. is the nation's leading operator of Japanese theme and sushi restaurants with 95 restaurants nationwide, including 63 Benihana restaurants, seven Haru sushi restaurants and 25 RA Sushi restaurants. In addition, 15 franchised Benihana restaurants are operating in the United States, Latin America and the Caribbean. To learn more about Benihana Inc. and its three restaurant concepts, please view the corporate video at 

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