‘Iron Chef’ Morimoto looking to staff new Waikiki restaurant.

WAIKIKI (HawaiiNewsNow) – Known for his Japanese cooking on cooking show Iron Chef and Iron Chef America, Chef Masaharu Morimoto will be opening a restaurant in Waikiki.

Morimoto Waikiki, is looking to hire more than 120 people to fill in various front and back house positions. People that are interested can apply on Thursday from 8:00AM to 6:00PM at the Ilikai Hotel. Once construction is completed, the restaurant will reside right next to the Ilikai Hotel.

New hires will be able to work side by side with the famous chef.

"Chef Morimoto is going to be over here for our training process so as our opening team members learn a lot of his signature recipes, he'll be here to oversee it as well," said Morimoto Waikiki Executive Chef, Jojo Vasquez.

There is no exact date of when the restaurant will open but training starts at the end of August or early September.