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Pics/Footage - Carl Rosa.

Fundraiser Event

Carl Rosa providing a demonstration at a fundraising event in Austin, Texas on August 17th, 2018.

With Mark Lee

Carl and Mark Lee have traveled consistently throughout Japan. This photo was taken in Fukuoka, Japan at 5:30 AM before their day began.

Austria - with Bob Greer

Carl and Mr. Bob Greer, one of Carl's good friends, traveled together to Europe to visit the grave of Ludwig Van Beethoven on Carl's 52nd birthday.

Kyoto Train Station

Carl spending a brief time in Kyoto, Japan (at the main train station) before traveling to Kumamoto, Japan.

Hokkaido, Japan

Arriving hours early in anticipation, Carl sits on the front steps of a 3-Michelin-starred sushi spot in Hokkaido (northern) Japan.

Ladies Night!

A quick, final photo of the night after a sushi class birthday celebration.

Capsule Hotel in Shibuya

When Carl travels alone, he prefers the simplicity, efficiency and convenience of capsule hotels.

Quick Photo - Amarillo, Texas

Dominic, Carl's assistant, took a quick photo while setting up for a sushi demonstration in Amarillo, Texas.

June 2019 Class

In Houston, with a young, future sushi chef.

Tokyo, Japan - Ramen

Carl with members of his tour group, standing in front of Tsuta - the 1st Michelin-Starred ramen shop, located near Sugamo Station.

Asakusa - Kiwi

When it was available, Carl poses with his favorite beverage in Northern Tokyo - the kiwi puree drink in Denny's location in Asakusa.

Nikko Station, Japan

Carl poses for a quick shot at Nikko Station in the beautiful mountains of Nikko, Japan. Two hours north of Tokyo.

Nikkozan Rinnoji Temple

Carl and one of his groups traveled to Nikko, Japan during the Autumn season to see the Red Maples flourish. Posing for a quick shot near Nikkozan Rinnoji Temple.

Itsukushima Shrine

In 2009, this was Carl's first visit to the famous Miyajima Island (one hour outside of Hiroshima). This famous torii gate is named Itsukushima Shrine, a notable hallmark of Japan.


2010 - One of Carl's favorite spots in Kyoto, Japan - The second level of the Chion-In temple.

Main Gate - Chion In

A quick snapshot of the immense front gate of the Chion-In temple in Kyoto, Japan - approximately 3 blocks from the Geisha District.

Ramen in Osaka, Japan

Before devouring a big bowl of Tonkotsu-Miso ramen at the famous Kinryu Ramen Dotonbori ramen shop in Osaka, Japan.

Tokyo's Sushi School

Before walking into the doors for the first time, Carl takes a quick photo in front of the JISS (Japanese International Sushi School) in Tsukiji (Tokyo).

Geisha - Kiyomizu Temple

Carl couldn't stop laughing. These 'Geisha' are not actual Geisha. They are 'faux Geisha' - tourists purposely disguised as Geisha to fool tourists at the top of Kiyomizu Temple, Kyoto.

Narita Pond

While the leaves are changing in Japan, Carl takes a quick shot while sitting on a rock at the amazing Koi pond near Narita-san.

Shiba Park - Tokyo

2009 - Carl posing for a photo with one of his favorite statues - Princess Kazunomiya kneeling at Zojoji Temple, Tokyo.

March 30th, 2016 - Narita

A quick shot at the beautiful Narita, Japan koi pond during the very beginning of the Cherry Blossom season.

Just Before Dinner

Carl sitting down in Sukiyabashi Jiro (Tokyo) just before dinner is served. Sukiyabashi Jiro is considered the finest sushi in the world.

Hiroshima Station

After hopping off the bullet train at Hiroshima Station in Japan.

Kumamoto, Japan - Honey

Carl paid a visit to the Sugi Yohoen Honey store in Kumamoto, Japan between tours.

Jigokudani Monkey Park

Deep in the mountains of northern Nagano, Japan - visitors pay a visit to the monkeys that spend time bathing in the natural springs.

The Island of Miyajima

Carl's fifth visit to the beautiful shrine of Itsukushima, in Miyajima Japan.

Hakata Okkousha - Ramen

Carl eating Ajitama Kuro Ramen at Hakata Ikkousha, located on the 10th floor of the Kyoto Train Station - One of Carl's favorite ramen spots in all of Japan.

Sukiyabashi Jiro - Tokyo

A gift to Chef Takashi Ono - one of the finest sushi chefs in the world, a a personal friend of Carl.

Gyoza Dumplings - Narita, Japan

One required appetizer when eating at Ramen Bayashi - Pork Gyoza Dumplings.

Narita-san temple Yakishido

During a photoshoot for a Japanese food magazine in Narita, Japan.

Ramen Bayashi

Carl bows to one of his favorite ramen spots in Japan. A spot where they yell his name when he enters, every time - 'Carl-san!' - Ramen Bayashi, in Narita, Japan.

Edokko - Narita, Japan

A sushi spot in Narita, Japan - known for enormous pieces of sushi. A guaranteed spot for all of Carl's tour attendees, every trip.

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