Fujiyama Japanese Steakhouse Groundbreaking
The groundbreaking ceremony for the Fujiyama Japanese Steak House & Bar was held last Wednesday in Mt. Vernon.
The restaurant will be located at 4809 Broadway and will offer Japanese cuisine, sushi and a hibachi grill meal. Targeted opening date will be January 2019.
Owner Justin Qiu was joined by Mt. Vernon Mayor John Lewis, city officials, Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce officials and ambassadors, and others in the groundbreaking event.
Mr. Qiu (located center in both photographs) spoke of his excitement in opening a restaurant for Mt. Vernon and the surrounding communities. He has been in Southern Illinois for fifteen years with his first restaurant in Carbondale and then expanding with locations in Marion, Effingham and now Mt. Vernon.