John Yokoyama

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John Yokoyama

When/where were you born?

June 25th 1940 in Seattle, WA

Where did you grow up?

Renton, WA

When did you start at Pike Place Fish?

1960

What inspires you?

The possibility of world peace as an idea whose time has come.

What is your proudest accomplishment?

The opportunity to create a space in which World Famous Pike Place Fish became a reality.

What does "World Famous" mean to you?

An opportunity to make a difference for everyone I come in contact with.

Future aspirations?

World Peace

Hobbies or interests?

Fishing, Golf

Favorite seafood recipe?

My wife's salmon steaks!

Why should customers come to Pike Place Fish?

To experience and see what a company can accomplish by committing to a vision called "lets become world famous" from absolutely nothing.

Do you have a favorite moment at Pike Place Fish?

When young people grow and are enrolled in our philosophy and make a difference in their lives and the lives of others.