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Rocky Aoki Is An Elite Businessman

3 months ago

Many of us dream, "the American dream," but few of us live it. Well, Benihana founder Rocky Aoki definitely lived it in every way and more. He used his vision, drive and ingenuity to create the dankest restaurant for birthdays, first dates, and Strider Wilson's first job.

Sources:

Businessinser.com “How Steve Aoki’s Wrestler Dad Turned Benihana into a Multimillion Dollar Empire” by Jack Houston and Irene Anna Kim, Fortune.com “12 Incredbile Things about Benihana Founder Rocky Aoki”, Benihana.com, Wikipedia.org, Thehustle.com Cocaine Boats and Backgammon: The Insane Life of Rocky Aoki Benihana Founder by Wes Schlagenhoff

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