Pics/Footage - Carl Rosa.
Carl Rosa providing a demonstration at a fundraising event in Austin, Texas on August 17th, 2018.
Carl and Mark Lee have traveled consistently throughout Japan. This photo was taken in Fukuoka, Japan at 5:30 AM before their day began.
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.
Carl spending a brief time in Kyoto, Japan (at the main train station) before traveling to Kumamoto, Japan.
Arriving hours early in anticipation, Carl sits on the front steps of a 3-Michelin-starred sushi spot in Hokkaido (northern) Japan.
A quick, final photo of the night after a sushi class birthday celebration.
When Carl travels alone, he prefers the simplicity, efficiency and convenience of capsule hotels.
Dominic, Carl's assistant, took a quick photo while setting up for a sushi demonstration in Amarillo, Texas.
In Houston, with a young, future sushi chef.
Carl with members of his tour group, standing in front of Tsuta - the 1st Michelin-Starred ramen shop, located near Sugamo Station.
When it was available, Carl poses with his favorite beverage in Northern Tokyo - the kiwi puree drink in Denny's location in Asakusa.
Carl poses for a quick shot at Nikko Station in the beautiful mountains of Nikko, Japan. Two hours north of Tokyo.
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.
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.
A quick snapshot of the immense front gate of the Chion-In temple in Kyoto, Japan - approximately 3 blocks from the Geisha District.
Before devouring a big bowl of Tonkotsu-Miso ramen at the famous Kinryu Ramen Dotonbori ramen shop in Osaka, Japan.
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).
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.
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.
2009 - Carl posing for a photo with one of his favorite statues - Princess Kazunomiya kneeling at Zojoji Temple, Tokyo.
A quick shot at the beautiful Narita, Japan koi pond during the very beginning of the Cherry Blossom season.
Carl sitting down in Sukiyabashi Jiro (Tokyo) just before dinner is served. Sukiyabashi Jiro is considered the finest sushi in the world.
After hopping off the bullet train at Hiroshima Station in Japan.
Carl paid a visit to the Sugi Yohoen Honey store in Kumamoto, Japan between tours.
Deep in the mountains of northern Nagano, Japan - visitors pay a visit to the monkeys that spend time bathing in the natural springs.
Carl's fifth visit to the beautiful shrine of Itsukushima, in Miyajima Japan.
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.
A gift to Chef Takashi Ono - one of the finest sushi chefs in the world, a a personal friend of Carl.
One required appetizer when eating at Ramen Bayashi - Pork Gyoza Dumplings.
During a photoshoot for a Japanese food magazine in Narita, Japan.
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.
A sushi spot in Narita, Japan - known for enormous pieces of sushi. A guaranteed spot for all of Carl's tour attendees, every trip.