WELKOME TO KAEDE
one piece for Your SMILE
KAEDE is the ∼寿司割烹∼ "Sushi-Kappou" restaurant, which is hybrid between Sushi Bar & fine Japanese Bistro. It is a style of Authentic sushi restaurant in Japan.
Owner/Chef Izumi Uehara and Shinji Uehara had been working and learning in The Netherlands, Japan and San Francisco, then have cultivated knowledge and technique about sushi and Japanese cuisine.
Please enjoy the harmony of sushi and dishes and atmosphere that is weaved by us with senses (Sight, Hearing, Smell, Touch and Taste), beyond that, we aim to produce a warm and comfortable dining experience its feeling like Japan for everybody. Please spend such a fun time with us in "KAEDE".
Kaede ~楓~ "Japanese maple" is a beautiful tree that fascinates people all year around as its leaves change color with the seasons.
The name of 『KAEDE』comes from the maple tree and it's filled with the desire to always enjoy our customers and make everybody happy, just like kaede.
[A PIECE IS BEST ALWAYS]
Owner/ Executive chef Izumi Uehara
Executive Sushi chef Shinji Uehara
Owner/Executive chef Izumi Uehara
Head Sushi chef Shinji Uehara
After graduating from a highest ranked culinary school "Hattori Nutrition college in Tokyo", Izumi has been involved in Japanese cuisine in Europe, Japan and San Francisco for over 15 years.
In Europe, Izumi had been studying basic Japanese cuisine Knowledge and cooking skill at the Hotel Okura "YAMAZATO", the authentic Japanese restaurant as known that the first traditional "kaiseki" cuisine restaurant outside of Japan that awarded with a Michelin star, in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
Several years later, Izumi goes back to Japan. At that time had been working an "Edomae" sushi restaurant in Tokyo for years, then cross the Pacific Ocean in 2013.
Izumi had been working as sushi chef in several restaurant in San Francisco and Sausalito included a had earned a Michelin star restaurant.
In 2021, Move to Portland to open the "KAEDE"
Shinji started to work at Sushi-Kappou restaurant "Kaioh" as a dishwasher/Deliver in Fukuoka, Japan when while attending University, majored in business administration.
After graduating the university, decided to be sushi chef, because of his master chef Keisuke Yamahata, Shinji could learn a lot of techniques and how to be acting as sushi chef in the Sushi-Bar or more as a person from him.
After 8 years total in "Kaioh", Shinji left and had been working at several of "Kaiseki" restaurant and "Izakaya" in 3 years span to learn more variety of cooking skills.
In 2012, Shinji was able to cross the ocean come to the United States which is one of his dreams, then started to work at "SANRAKU" that is long time loved by locals in San Francisco, California.
Shinji had been working as sushi chef his first few years, then promoted and working as Head sushi chef in last several years at "SANRAKU".
In 2021, Moved to Portland with Izumi to open the "KAEDE".
We accept reservations online only.
We accept reservations up to 2 weeks in advance. So, reservations for 2 weeks ahead will open every day.
*Currently our maximum party size is 2. We cannot allow party of 3 or more.
Walk-in customers are not acceptable at the moment.
Sorry for inconvenience but same time we appreciate your understanding.
We look forward to serving you!!
hours & location
Open: Thursday ~ Sunday
8268 SE 13th Ave, Portland, OR 97202
Close: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday
Open Hours :
Fall & Winter Time : October ~ March
4:30 PM ~ 9:00 PM
(Last Reservation is 7:45 PM)