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The Sushi Chef: John Daley

After working at Masa and 15 East and training in Japan, John Daley has crafted a dining experience at New York Sushi Ko that is both intimate and unique.

After working at


and then under his master Chef Masato Shimizu at

15 East

, Chef Daley spent time in Japan making connections at Tsukiji Market—the world's largest fish market—and learning as much as possible about the craft. As a result, the dining experience he has crafted at

New York Sushi Ko

is both intimate and unique: When Chef Daley makes sushi for his patrons, his personality is just as important as the food.

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