Beloved Portland knife sharpener, Yohhei Sato, passed away at 36

Beloved Portland knife sharpener, Yohhei Sato, passed away at 36

Yohhei Sato was the owner of the Sato Sharpening knife sharpening company in Portland.

Loved Portland knife sharpener Yohhei Sato Passes Away at 36.

Owner of the renowned knife-sharpening business Sato Sharpening in Portland, Yohhei Sato, passed away on Saturday, August 13. He was 36.

Through his work as a knife sharpener and vivaciously friendly demeanor, Sato became something of a Portland legend, both inside and beyond the restaurant industry. He honed the chefs’ knives at some of Portland’s most renowned eateries and food carts, including Olympia Provisions salumeria and the now-defunct Ataula restaurant.

But Sato has organized a number of open-to-the-public knife-sharpening events at locations like Coffee Beer and Migration Brewing. Portlanders started posting memories and condolences for Sato on social media after he passed away.

He was loved by everyone,” says college friend Kristopher Mahoney-Watson. “Portland’s not going to be the same without him.”

Before relocating to Portland, Oregon, for college, Sato was born and raised in Japan’s Niigata Prefecture. His friends recall him frequently expressing pride in Niigata-produced goods, including tofu, rice, and knives.

He joined the Portland Community College theatrical scene and made friends there right away who like his outgoing personality and sense of humor. He eventually started working for the Samurai Bento food cart downtown after graduating, serving agedashi tofu and katsu to regulars and friends. Over time, Sato developed an interest in improving his knife-sharpening techniques and started to sharpen his neighbors’ blades at the Alder Street food cart pod with his whetstone.

The knife-sharpening company Sato Sharpening was established by Sato in 2014, and it soon gained popularity among Portland’s chefs. Early users of Sato Sharpening included companies like Guero, the People’s Pig, and Tamale Boy who were moved by his talent and won over by his persona.

Yohhei Sato Age, Family, and Early Life

Yohhei Sato was 36 years old. He was originally from Japan and moved to Portland for further studies. The details on his date of birth and the zodiac he holds are under review.

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The information on his family background is under review as well.

Yohhei Sato Career, What was his profession?

He eventually started working for the Samurai Bento food cart downtown after graduating, serving agedashi tofu and katsu to regulars and friends. Over time, Sato developed an interest in improving his knife-sharpening techniques and started to sharpen his neighbors’ blades at the Alder Street food cart pod with his whetstone.

The knife-sharpening company Sato Sharpening was established by Sato in 2014, and it soon gained popularity among Portland’s chefs. Early users of Sato Sharpening included companies like Guero, the People’s Pig, and Tamale Boy who were moved by his talent and won over by his persona.

Yohhei Sato Net Worth, How much does he earn?

The income and net worth details of Sato are not reviewed yet.

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Which school did he go to? What was his major?

Talking about the education details of Yohhei, the high school he attended is not mentioned but he is said to have moved to Portland for college and he graduated from Portland itself.

Yohhei Sato Wife, Was he dating/married? Any children?

Considering his age, Yohhei is supposed to be married but no details on his marital status is available. So, we have no accurate answer to his marital status for the time being.

His social media reach.

Yohhei Sato was on Instagram as @yohheisato With 1.4k+ followers. He was a very active social media user.

Yohhei Sato’s Height, Weight, Sexual orientation, Body.

HeightN / A
Weight N / A
Hair ColorBlack
Body typeFit
Sexual orientationStraight

Interesting facts about Yohhei Sato’s which you should be known about.

NationalityAmerican
EthnicityJapanese
Zodiac signN / A
Age36
Relationship statusN / A
GirlfriendN / A
ChildrenN / A

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