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“Wow, I found myself thinking of my dear friend from so long ago and decided to google his name. I definitely did not expect to find this... I am...Read More »
1 of 18 | Posted by: Stephanie Garcia - Houston, TX

“After every meal Jason cooked for me he always was thinking of the next meal to make! He loved to eat and he loved to cook. Whenever the Dr blew his...Read More »
2 of 18 | Posted by: Blair - Houston, TX

“Jason was an awesome person it hurts to think about him passing. He was always real nice to me when he was my boss at minute maid. One day I was...Read More »
3 of 18 | Posted by: Benjamin Kitchens - Houston, TX

“My condolences to Jason's family! I shared many years with Jason at the Sheraton Brookhollow. He was always up to making my craziest culinary...Read More »
4 of 18 | Posted by: Heather Fricke - Houston, TX

“Dearest Miyamoto Family, My thoughts and prayers are with you. Even though I lost contact with him after high school, I will still remember his...Read More »
5 of 18 | Posted by: Lawrence Lee - Shanghai, China

“When I began cooking so many years ago, Jason was my first teacher. He taught me technique and attention to detail, but also, as was so natural to...Read More »
6 of 18 | Posted by: Joe Tavary - Columbia, MD

“Mr. & Mrs. Miyamoto, Thank you for blessing the world with such a wonderful person! He truly was a gifted Chef that will be truly missed by many. ”
7 of 18 | Posted by: Nancy Alonzo - Houston, TX

“I am so very sorry Miyamoto family. I didn't know Jason personally but I have known Chris since we were so little. If Jason is like Chris, which I'm...Read More »
8 of 18 | Posted by: Tiffany Podhorsky Walters - TX

“Our thoughts and prayers are with Olen and Florence. May God provide you and your family with the comfort you need at this time of great loss. ”
9 of 18 | Posted by: Eddie & Debbie Russell - Katy, TX

“Jason you are now with the angels and can be free to dance & cook in Heaven. Thanks for all the smiles and warm hugs given. You will be missed. ”
10 of 18 | Posted by: Susan Chaney - TX

“My thoughts and prayers are with the Miyamoto family at this time. Thank you for raising such a wonderful son and brother. Jason touched many people...Read More »
11 of 18 | Posted by: Sandra Bell - Houston, TX

“It is with great sadness I write this. I know the last several months have been exhausting and his kind family has been his rock. I will always...Read More »
12 of 18 | Posted by: Brook Knox - Houston, TX

“My thoughts and prayers to your family ”
13 of 18 | Posted by: Stephanie

“My thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. ”
14 of 18 | Posted by: Debbie Walker - Montgomery, TX

“My thoughts and prayers go to the Miyamoto family & friends during this very difficult time. Jason was a wonderful chef and special human being and I...Read More »
15 of 18 | Posted by: Candace Higgins - Katy, TX

“I am so sorry for your loss, my thoughts and prayers go out to Jason's family. Even though I didn't know Jason very well, the time I did spend with...Read More »
16 of 18 | Posted by: Patricia Barkley - Kingwood, TX

“My thoughts and prayers are with the Miyamoto family during this very sad time. I have know Jason for a very long time. It is a shame to see such a...Read More »
17 of 18 | Posted by: Carrie Miller - Humble, TX

“My condolences to the Miyamoto family and friends of Jason. I remember Jason as being a fun loving person and know that many are at loss for his...Read More »
18 of 18 | Posted by: Minnie Nguyen Erickson - Austin, TX


Jason Miyamoto, born May 23, 1975 in Santa Clara, California to Olen and Florence Miyamoto, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, May 29, 2013 in Houston, Texas.

Jason is survived by his parents, Olen and Florence Miyamoto; brothers, Max and Chris Miyamoto as well as the entire extended Miyamoto family.

Having grown up in Humble, Texas, Jason attended college in Austin yet spent the majority of his life here in Houston. Jason was an exceptionally talented chef in and around the Houston area. He was always an extremely hard worker and tenaciously dedicated to succeed at everything he did. He definitely touched the hearts and souls of many people through his fight against cancer. He was well liked and loved by many.

Honored to serve as Jason's pallbearers are his dear friends Marty Walsh, Brian Pepper, Eric Nelson, Mike McGuire, Chad Desormeaux and Eric Holmes.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated by the Rev. Philip P. Lloyd at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, June 1, 2013 at St. Theresa Catholic Church, 6622 Haskell Street in Houston's Memorial Park. The Rite of Committal will follow at Glenwood Cemetery at 2525 Washington Ave. in Houston.

Following the committal, all are invited to a reception at Public House Heights, 2802 White Oak, Suite 100.

For those desiring, please consider making a contribution in Jason's name to your charity of choice.