Daisuke Nakazawa

How 'Jiro Dreams of Sushi' Changed Two Men's Lives

Daisuke Nakazawa

Talk: How 'Jiro Dreams of Sushi' Changed Two Men's Lives

Chef Daisuke Nakazawa made his public debut in 2011 in the acclaimed documentary “Jiro Dreams of Sushi” as the protege of renowned chef Jiro Ono. Nakazawa’s appearance in this documentary spurred an unlikely series of events that led to NYT 4-starred restaurant Sushi Nakazawa being born. Hear the remarkable story of how a restaurateur named Alessandro Borgognone made it happen. The talk is moderated by Food & Drinks Editor of Esquire, Jeff Gordinier. The talk is translated by Emi Kariya.

Daisuke Nakazawa

Daisuke Nakazawa is a sushi chef who is the head chef of Sushi Nakazawa located in New York City. Nakazawa is an apprentice of Jiro Ono working under him for many years.