|Apr, 1984:||Originally from Tokunoshima, founder and president of the Shin-Sen-Gumi Group Mitsuyasu Shigeta moves to Hakata (Kyushu, Japan) to attend university. While working at a part-time job at the yakitori restaurant “Tonsho” he discovers the delicious taste of Hakata-style yakitori.|
|Apr, 1988:||After graduating from a university in Fukuoka, at the age of 22 Mr. Shigeta sets off to study in English in Los Angeles.|
|Sep, 1992:||The Shin-Sen-Gumi Group’s first restaurant “Shin-Sen-Gumi Yakitori” opens.|
|Jun, 1996:||Shin-Sen-Gumi Hakata Ramen Restaurant (Gardena) and Shin-Sen-Gumi Yakitori Restaurant (Gardena) open at the same time.|
|Oct, 1997:||Shin-Sen-Gumi Sozaiya Take-out (Torrance) opens.|
|Dec, 2000:||Shin-Sen-Gumi Yakitori Restaurant (Fountain Valley) and Shin-Sen-Gumi Hakata Ramen Restaurant (Fountain Valley) open at the same time.|
|Oct, 2004:||Shin-Sen-Gumi opens their first restaurant in Japan “Magokoro” in Kanda, Tokyo.|
|Jul, 2005:||Shin-Sen-Gumi Shabu-Shabu Restaurant (Gardena) and Shin-Sen-Gumi Hakata Ramen Restaurant (Rosemead) open.|
|Dec, 2006:||Shin-Sen-Gumi 2go (Gardena) opens.|
|Sep, 2007:||Shin-Sen-Gumi Yakitori & Shabu-Shabu (Monterey Park) opens.
* The Shin-Sen-Gumi Group is planning to expand to New York, San Diego, Hawaii, Las Vegas, and Europe.