Samuel Samson

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  • Pike Place Fish Market Cookbook and Seafood Recipes

    In the Kitchen with the Pike Place Fish Guys

    In the Kitchen with the Pike Place Fish Guys is the seafood cookbook that will bring a fresh feast of environmentally friendly, chef-quality meals to every home cook.

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  • When Fish Fly

    Samuel Samson

    Our owner, John Yokoyama, explains in his own words just how he transformed his business into a workplace that is renowned worldwide in this inspiring and highly motivational book.

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Samuel Samson

When/where were you born?

June 26th 1966 in Seoul, Korea

Where did you grow up?

Washington, New York, and Washington again.

When did you start at Pike Place Fish?

May 1986

What inspires you?

Making a difference for each individual I meet.

What is your proudest accomplishment?

Loving wife, beautiful house, and a great son.

What does "World Famous" mean to you?

Making a difference for each individual I meet.

Future aspirations?

Grow old with my family, and retire someday.

Hobbies or interests?

Working on one of my many cars, and fixing up my house.

Favorite seafood recipe?

Broiled salmon tips rubbed with salt.

Why should customers come to Pike Place Fish?

Best quality seafood, best service, and the best looking fishmongers in the world!

Do you have a favorite moment at Pike Place Fish?

Teaching a blind man how to catch a fish.