MIAMI, Aug. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Benihana Inc. (NASDAQ: BNHN), the nation's leading operator of Japanese theme and sushi restaurants, has announced the August Chef's Specials, Hibachi Steak & Chicken for Two, a five-course feast for only $45, and Seafood Diablo for One, five courses for just $20. As summer wraps up, take friends and family to Benihana for a night of delicious food and Benihana hibachi entertainment. Experience this month's teppanyaki meal of Hibachi Steak & Chicken for Two, grilled at the tabletop with mushrooms and sesame seeds. Or be adventurous and try the Seafood Diablo for One: sea scallops, calamari, shrimp, assorted vegetables and Japanese noodles grilled in Benihana's homemade spicy sauce. Both Chef's Specials are served with Benihana's signature onion soup, Benihana salad, a hibachi shrimp appetizer, hibachi vegetables, homemade dipping sauces, steamed rice and Japanese hot green tea, offering balanced and flavorful five-course meals for only $45 or $20 respectively (tax and gratuity excluded). Complement either of the August Chef's Specials with one of Benihana's suggested beverage pairings. Highlight the Hibachi Steak & Chicken for Two with a smooth glass of St. Francis Merlot featuring hints of cherry, chocolate and plum. The Hana Awaka "Sparkling Flower" Sparkling Sake is a light, refreshing option with sweet, floral undertones that pairs perfectly with the Seafood Diablo. If looking for a cocktail to share with friends, try Benihana's Blue Ocean Punch for Bowl for two or more. The specials can be found at all Benihana restaurants in the United States, with the exception Little Rock, Las Vegas and Hawaii. For more information about the August Chef's Special or to find a Benihana location and make a reservation today, visit www.benihana.com. About BenihanaHeadquartered in Miami, Benihana Inc. (NASDAQ GS: BNHN) is the nation's leading operator of Japanese theme and sushi restaurants with 95 restaurants nationwide, including 62 Benihana restaurants, eight Haru sushi restaurants and 25 RA Sushi restaurants. In addition, 16 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 www.benihana.com/about/video. SOURCE Benihana Inc.
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