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Kabuki Kids

Frequently Asked Questions

Kabuki Kids

1. How to I register my child for the Benihana Kabuki Kids program?

Simply click the "Update Your Information" link at the bottom of any Benihana email and you will be taken to our website where you can update your account and add your children to your membership.

2. I tried to register my child for The Chef's Table so why haven't they received their certificate?

The Chef's Table terms and conditions require that members must be at least 13 years of age to participate. If you tried to register your child for the The Chef's Table program and they do not meet this requirement, no certificate will be sent to you.

3. I selected the option to have my child receive a Benihana Kabuki Kids postcard in the mail for their birthday. When can I expect to receive it?

Benihana Kabuki Kids birthday postcards are mailed to members about a week before the first of the month. Depending on your postal delivery system, you should expect to receive your birthday postcard within 5-10 business days.

4. Why do the Benihana Kabuki Kids birthday postcards come after the first of the month?

Postcards are mailed to members about a week before the first of the month. The postal service does not guarantee delivery and may require additional time to deliver your postcard.

5. I selected the option to have my child receive a Benihana Kabuki Kids birthday email sent to my email address. When should I get their card?

Birthday emails are sent on the first of the month to your email account. Please make sure you've completed the whitelisting instructions in order to ensure the safe delivery of the email and your certificate. If you do not complete this step, your email provider may block our emails. Please add TheChefsTable@benihana-news.com to your contact list. Helpful instructions can be found here.

6. I didn't get my child's Benihana Kabuki Kids birthday postcard sent to me. What do I do?

Please send our customer service team an email at kabukikids@benihana.com. We will make every effort to respond within two business days.

Celebrate your child’s birthday with our exclusive Benihana Kabuki Kids® program, just for kids ages 12 and younger. Members receive a special postcard for their birthday that entitles them to the free souvenir mug of their choice with the purchase of any Kabuki Kids meal.

Registration for Benihana’s Kabuki Kids program usually takes about two to four weeks to process, so make sure you register early.


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Terms & Conditions

Restrictions on Certificate and these Terms constitute Terms and Conditions of offer. Limit one 'Kabuki Kids' registration per child (twelve (12) and under). Limit one (1) certificate and one (1) mug per child per calendar year. Certificate good for recipient child only. Register your child either in-store by visiting any participating Benihana location or on-line/email (NOT both). In accordance with the privacy policy of Benihana.com, a child CANNOT register for the 'Kabuki Kids' program for him/herself. THE CHILD'S PARENT/LEGAL GUARDIAN MUST REGISTER FOR HIM/HER. For the avoidance of doubt, the preceeding applies to in-store registration as well as on-line/email registration for the 'Kabuki Kids' program. For in-store registrations, valid U.S. street address required (no P.O. Boxes). For on-line/email registration, parent/legal guardian must be registered with 'The Chef's Table' program. In all cases, purchase of a kids meal is required for child to receive Birthday mug. Present certificate to wait staff prior to ordering; certificate will not be honored and redeemed for mug any time after payment of guest check. Benihana National Corp. (Sponsor) is not responsible for lost or deleted certificates, regardless of cause. Sponsor does not for any reason extend or change expiration dates on certificates. Certificates must include the first and last name, date of birth, barcode and expiration date of recipient (child). Paper certificates must be original; copies will NOT be accepted. Reservations for birthday parties must be made in advance and must include a party of eight with at least two children under the age of 12 dining to receive the offer. Maximum of eight (8) mugs per birthday party. In all cases, purchase of a kids meal is required for child to receive the mug. Benihana National Corp. (Sponsor) can determine availability for the offer at its sole discretion.

Benihana National Corp. (Sponsor) is not responsible for any typographical or other error in the printing, the offering or the announcement or administration of offer or 'Kabuki Kids', whether caused by computer, technical or human error. Children of employees of Sponsor and their immediate families (defined as parent, child, sibling and spouse) are NOT eligible to participate in offer; but, such persons may register for 'Kabuki Kids.' No group or organization requests will be accepted. Decisions of Sponsor regarding offer (including eligibility, Certificate redemption and interpretation of Terms and Conditions) and 'Kabuki Kids' are final and binding; Sponsor reserves the right to refuse to honor Certificate and refrain from distribution of mug without liability of any kind if Sponsor determines in its sole discretion that participant is not in full compliance with Terms & Conditions (including but not limited to age, Certificate/submission that is illegible, damaged or incomplete). The preceding includes but is not limited to a child who is determined by the Benihana restaurant location to be acting in an inappropriate or anti-social manner (such as, bothering other guests). By participating in offer and/or registering for 'Kabuki Kids,' parent/legal guardian agrees on behalf of himself/herself and child to release and hold harmless Benihana National Corp., its advertising and promotion agencies and their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, partners, representatives, agents, successors, assigns, employees, officers, shareholders and directors, from any and all liability, for loss, harm, damage, injury, cost or expense whatsoever including without limitation, property damage, personal injury and/or death which may occur in connection with, preparation for, travel to, or participation in offer or 'Kabuki Kids.' Benihana National Corp. makes no warranty, representation or guarantee of any kind regarding the mug. Mugs are subject to availability. Child and his/her parent/legal guardian must take possession of mug at time of award; mugs will not be stored or held by Benihana restaurant location.

Sponsor is not responsible for late, lost, damaged, incomplete, illegible, faulty, or incorrect transmissions/Certificates, incorrect announcements of any kind, technical hardware or software failures of any kind, any damage to any person's computer related to or resulting from submitting information online to receive Certificate or dissemination of Certificate, registration for 'Kabuki Kids,' undeliverable mail, or lost or unavailable network connections, or failed, incomplete, garbled or computer transmission that may limit a user's ability to participate in offer and/or 'Kabuki Kids' whether caused by mailing facility, computer, technical or human error. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify, extend or suspend this offer and/or 'Kabuki Kids' should (in its sole discretion) virus, bugs, non-authorized human intervention, fraud or other causes beyond its control corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness or proper conduct of the offer and/or 'Kabuki Kids'. And, in such event, Sponsor's liability shall be limited to those Certificates distributed by Sponsor prior to such action being taken by Sponsor as per these Terms and Conditions (provided that such Certificates are redeemed in full accordance with Terms and Conditions). Notice of such action by Sponsor will be posted on Benihana.com. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify or prohibit the participation of a child in offer and/or 'Kabuki Kids' if fraud or tampering is suspected, or if the child or his/her parent/legal guardian fails to fully comply with any requirement of participation or with any provision in these Terms and Conditions.


Any dispute, claim or cause of action arising under this offer, 'Kabuki Kids' or these Terms and Conditions shall be brought in the federal or state courts of Delaware, and such courts shall apply the internal, substantive law of Delaware in adjudicating any such dispute/claim/cause of action. To the fullest extent permitted by law, by participating, you agree (a) to the jurisdiction of such courts; (b) to bring any action individually (NOT as part of a class action); (c) that in any such dispute/claim/cause of action, your recovery shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred (if any), with any right to special, indirect, incidental, consequential, punitive or other damages and/or attorneys' fees being waived.