He started his culinary career in Japan in 1985, his early training included working for famous French restaurant La Table in Kobe, and then Moo in Osaka. In 1991, he became executive chef of Carpe Diem, a French-Japanese Restaurant, and subsequently Satin Doll, in Kobe. He came to New York in 2001 as part of the team to open Kai Restaurant, an elegant and sophisticated Japanese restaurant on Madison Ave at 69th Street where he served as executive chef and where critics such as New York TImes, Time Out Magazine, New York Magazine, The New York Daily News, New York Post, Forbes Magazine, and The New Yorker; they all came and left with very positive reviews.
MEET THE TEAM
Donguri's kitchen is operated by two renowned Japanese chefs. The both chefs had extensive culinary career as restaurant owner and executive chef in Japan and New York City.
Phone: (212) 737-5656
We do not permit children under 5 years old.
We add a gratuity of 20% for parties of 6 or more.
Open: Tue-Sun 5:30pm-9:30pm
309 E.83rd Street, New York, NY. (Btw 1st and 2nd Ave)
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