Chef’s Choice: Culinary Masters on their Japanese Influences

June 20, 2016
6:30 pmto8:30 pm



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Saori Kawano, Michael Anthony (photo ©Melissa Hom), and Marcus Samuelsson (photo ©Monika Sziladi)

Chef’s Choice: Culinary Masters on their Japanese Influences

Monday, June 20 at 6:30 p.m.

Japan Society – 333 E. 47th Street (between First and Second Avenues)

Tickets: $13/$10 Japan Society members, seniors & students

Just as New Yorkers have developed a deep appreciation for Japanese cuisine, from hearty noodle dishes like ramen and udon to multi-course kaiseki dinners, New York chefs have found inspiration in Japan’s culinary traditions. Saori Kawano, author of Chef’s Choice and founder of the Tribeca-based Korin Japanese Trading Corp and The Gohan Society, talks with culinary masters Michael Anthony, Chef and Partner at Gramercy Tavern and Executive Chef and Managing Director of Untitled and Studio Cafe at the Whitney Museum, and Marcus Samuelsson, Chef and Owner of Red Rooster and Streetbird, about how Japanese ingredients, concepts and flavors have shaped their cooking styles. The talk will be moderated by Chef’s Choice co-author, Don GaborFollowed by a reception and book-signing for Chef’s Choice.

To purchase tickets, please visit Japan Society’s website.

Disclosure: Susan Hamaker is the Executive Director of The Gohan Society.