The counter buzzes with customers from around the world who come to speak with Chef Oyama, proficient in English and Cantonese. 70 percent of the customers are Chinese, and 25 percent are Westerners. Sushi Oyama was the first restaurant in Shanghai to start a chef’s choice Omakase course menu. The current menu consists of a sushi course created by Chef Oyama himself for 1,280 yuan for customers at the counter, and 1,280 yuan courses for guests in the five Japanese-style low-seated dining rooms, which include appetizers, steamed dishes, fried dishes, grilled dishes, etc. These vary from table to table to suit the customers seated there. The seafood here is delivered directly from Japan, while other ingredients are carefully selected by the chef as well. Yuzu sherbet, panna cotta and other desserts are popular, well loved by the restaurant’s female customers. What’s more, Mino ware and Seto ware pottery dishes add a unique coloration to the cuisine, adding excitement to the meal.