Chef’s Choice!

by Mari on September 10, 2015


Top Chefs Reveal Secrets to Culinary Success

Chef’s Choice is a collection of 22 mini memoirs that is at once an inspiration for aspiring student, professional, and home chefs as well as an insightful and entertaining behind-the-scenes look at what it takes to succeed in the hyper-competitive restaurant and hospitality industry. Since Saori Kawano opened Korin Japanese Trading, a NYC restaurant supply company, in 1982, she has made friends with many of the world’s most accomplished chefs, several of whom agreed to share with her the elements that make up their culinary and business success. In their own words, these kitchen luminaries tell about their influences and mentors, the techniques and Japanese ingredients that inspire them, tools they can’t work without, their unflagging devotion to the most stringent standards of service, and the pivotal role Japanese food culture has played in their cuisine and professional development. Like no other book, Chef’s Choice explains how Japanese food culture has changed culinary education and set new standards for Western cuisine, professional kitchens, and the modern dining experience.


Nobu Matsuhisa • David Bouley • Eric Ripert • Marcus Samuelsson • Michael Romano • Lee Anne Wong • Michael Anthony • Wylie Dufresne • Toshio Suzuki • Ben Pollinger • Toni Robertson • Eddy Leroux • Nils Norén • Yosuke Suga • Shinichiro Takagi • Suvir Saran • David Myers • Noriyuki Sugie • Elizabeth Andoh • Barry Wine • James Wierzelewski • Ben Flatt


Saori Kawano is the founder and president of Korin Japanese Trading Corp. and the founder of The Gohan Society, a non-profit organization whose mission is to enhance the exchange of culinary culture between Japan and the United States.

Don Gabor is a professional speaker, networking expert, and the author of 12 books published by Simon & Schuster, Random House, McGraw-Hill, and others. The New Yorker called Don “a gifted conversationalist.”

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Amazing dishes prepared by Chef Yuhi Fujinaga and his team at Morimoto Asia in Disney Springs!



Nenohi/Nenox comes to Korin!

by Wendy on February 5, 2016

Nenohi/Nenox comes to Korin! Come visit our showroom between 3/26-3/29 and meet the Nenohi/Nenox President, Yusuke Sawada. During the event we will be showcasing 8 exclusive limited edition knives from Japan, 15% off all Nenohi/Nenox knives, raffle prizes and hands-on sharpening with Mr. Sawada.



“Addiction” Re-sharing photo from Chef Jameson Poll

February 5, 2016

“Addiction” Re-sharing photo from Chef Jameson Poll

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Delicious & beautiful desserts at Jungsik​

February 4, 2016

We had an amazing dinner and enjoyed delicious and beautiful desserts at Jungsik​

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Dragonfly Robata Grill & Sushi​, Orlando

February 3, 2016

Chef Ray and his team working hard in the kitchen at Dragonfly Robata Grill & Sushi​, Orlando. Dragonfly Doral coming soon!!

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25% OFF New Tableware Arrivals!

February 1, 2016

25% OFF New Tableware Arrivals throughout the month of February!

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January 28, 2016

JANUARY 15% OFF KNIFE ACCESSORIES SALE! Featuring the SHARPENING STONE FIXER (Item # HA-1075) Use a stone fixer to flatten a concave water stone before sharpening. Use promo code ACC16 when shopping at KORIN.COM MAKE IT YOURS:

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Blade making station

January 26, 2016

Blade making station

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January 25, 2016

JANUARY 15% OFF KNIFE ACCESSORIES SALE! Featuring the MASAMOTO SHARPENING STEEL (Item #HMA-CT6530) With a fine texture along the steel, you can easily remove oil and scum that has accumulated on your knife from meats and vegetables faster. Use promo code ACC16 when shopping at KORIN.COM MAKE IT YOURS:

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We are open today! Bundle up and see you soon!

January 24, 2016

We are open today! Bundle up and see you soon!

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