An upscale “all you care to eat” international seafood and sushi buffet restaurant, TODAI offers an assortment of quality food and services. Todai restaurants are family oriented and offer a wide selection of food to appeal to a range of tasters that are considered Asian Fusion Entrees. In addition to a wide assortment of cold dishes including sushi, Todai also features signature dishes that are served year round, from snow crab legs to green mussels to cocktail shrimps. Hot entrees selections include international dishes that are commonly served in Korea, Japan, China, Singapore and many more. The dessert bar also offers a flavor of international fusion pastries, from Italian tiramisu to Japanese light cheese cake, French crème puffs & Crème brulee and many more.
The first Todai Restaurant opened in Santa Monica in 1985. By 1977, ten Todai Restaurants were in business in major Southern California cities such as Glendale, Orange, Woodland Hills, and Studio City recognizing the potential for growth and the viability of an International seafood & sushi buffet business concept, several investors formed Todai Franchising LLC in 1997 and began franchising the concept. In 1998, TFL was restructured under the new leadership of Mr. Hans Kim as CEO.