Genius: Sushi experts collaborate with Michigan grocer and craft brewery

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Some food-and-drink combinations are perfect together – and they have a great meaning for Michigan residents. Better Made and Faygo. Sanders and Germack coffee. And, now, there is a new one to add to that growing list.

Hissho Sushi & Craft Beer Bar Menu

This month, Michigan will get its first Hissho Sushi, a Charlotte, N.C.-based company known as an innovator in sushi and other traditional dishes. It is joining Grand Rapids-based Meijer and Kalamazoo-based Bell’s Brewery to set up shop in Brighton.

Hissho Sushi & Craft Beer Bar – Avocado Toast

The store, which opens Feb. 7, will highlight the 840-square-foot space inside the grocery giant that highlights the food and its large craft beer list on tap.

“With this new concept, Hissho Sushi is redefining the experience of a customer’s visit to their local grocery store,” Danny Beem, CEO of Hissho Sushi, said in a statement. “It is our commitment to our retail partners and their customers to deliver hand-crafted, premium sushi that’s prepared by local chefs daily. This Hissho Sushi & Craft Beer Bar allows us to go even further, providing one-of-a-kind experiences where shoppers can conveniently enjoy our products, enjoy a local craft beer and get in their weekly grocery run.”

The restaurant will employ a team of 15, including specially trained sushi chefs. Along with Hissho’s innovative sushi rolls, customers will also find a full menu carrying hot appetizers, including Asian chicken wings and Boom Boom Shrimp, Dim Sum and an ever-changing list of craft beer on tap. This location will also have a full breakfast menu, carrying morning favorites like avocado toast, acai bowls and real fruit smoothies.

Hissho Sushi is recognized as the second-largest sushi franchise in the country and has regularly been recognized for their phenomenal growth and as a top employer.

Founded in 1998, Hissho Sushi has grown to nearly 2,000 locations in 42 states. Hissho Sushi partners with retailers in grocery, university, corporate services and healthcare facilities.

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Covid-19 Update

The health and safety of our communities and Hissho family will always be our top priority, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Our heightened response includes increasing the frequency of sanitization and cleaning procedures at our sushi bars, and all Hissho employees will be serving you with a friendly smile behind a face mask. We will continue to sanitize accordingly, wear gloves and follow the safety recommendations of the CDC. We are committed to bringing you our fresh, premium sushi rolls and thank you for your continued support!​