Sushi Shokunin

As Seen In


My new book - SUSHI SHOKUNIN: JAPAN'S CULINARY MASTERS - published by Assouline, was released on September 24, 2020.


SUSHI SHOKUNIN is a highly personal and unique monograph that delves into the private worlds of twenty of Japan's most acclaimed sushi artisans and their spiritual devotion to craft. Through my photography and extensive writing, you will discover my reverence for this dedication to a singular purpose - ikigai - and the beauty inherent in their culinary artistry. Rich philosophy, masterful skill, and affecting humanity will all be revealed as you learn about this compelling ambassadors of Japanese culture - like never before.

Photographed, written and co-designed by Andrea Fazzari.

Andrea Fazzari
James Beard Award Andrea Fazzari
James Beard Award Winner

"Fazzari employs all of her skills as a writer, photographer, and dining consultant living in Japan in this insightful look at the current Tokyo food scene. . . . This is a unique cookbook, and in Fazzari’s hands, Tokyo’s culinary culture comes to life."
-- Publishers Weekly 

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"The Luxury Collection has paired with publisher Assouline and Andrea Fazzari to create a series of exclusive destination guides for the guest rooms of its hotels and resorts around the world. The pocket-size books, which now cover six destinations (Argentina, Greece, India, Italy, Spain, and the U.S.), are packed with history, shopping and dining recommendations, and insights from famous locals. But it’s the stunning photography by Andréa Fazzari (a frequent T+L contributor) that makes these beautifully bound books travel keepsakes." - Travel + Leisure Magazine


"Part cookbook and part cocktail book, Aperitivo is a beautifully photographed, city-by-city look at that all-important sliver of time between work and dinnertime and the culture of drinking that has proliferated within it."

- Punch Magazine