This week, the Roll sushi website has been closed, and its website, www.rollsushi.com, has been taken offline.
The website was used to host the Roll newsletter, which has featured weekly updates on how to roll a sushi roll.
A post on the website on Friday read: “The Roll Newsletter is now no longer available.”
In response to the website’s closure, Roll sushi released the following statement to The Huffington.
“Roll sushi is a family run company that has grown from a humble start in 2015 to one of the most successful and trusted brands in the food service industry.
As such, we are deeply saddened by the passing of our owner, Tim Sperling, on Thursday night.
The company has been in continuous operation for the last decade and we extend our deepest sympathies to his family, friends, colleagues and co-workers.
Roll sushi is working diligently to get back to its original vision of providing a service that is family-friendly, and we are thankful for the support of our loyal customers.”
In an interview with the Associated Press, Roll founder Tim Soper said that the site’s closure was due to a technical glitch.
“We had a problem that was in the database and it’s not working anymore,” he said.
“There is no way to tell us what it is.”
Roll’s website was still up as of Friday afternoon, and the site had a number of updates and links to its newsletters, such as the one about sushi rolls, which also listed the location of the restaurant.
Soper added that he was unsure of the cause of the problem.
“I think it’s a glitch,” Soper told the AP.
“I don’t know what the problem is.”
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