Press Kit

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KORIN is dedicated to bringing the elegance of Japanese culture to American tables. Our knives, glassware and tableware bring out the best qualities of food from every culture and fit into every restaurant from French to Pan-Asian to American. Our store lower Manhattan store carries the most extensive collection of Japanese chef knives in the world, as well as the highest quality kitchenware to increase kitchen efficiency and exquisitely designed tableware for any type of cuisine. We also host special events such as knife sharpening demonstrations and parties with New York’s most famous chefs and restaurateurs.


57 Warren Street, New York, NY 10007




Saori Kawano & Chiharu Sugai


Restaurant grade glassware, tableware, kitchen equipment, traditional Japanese Kitchenware and one of the country’s largest selections of Japanese knives.


Knife Sharpening - Korin’s Knife Master Chiharu Sugai has always been fond of the arts, and is well known for his love of rare musical instruments such as the biwa. Thus when Korin began to carry knives, it was only natural for him to become fascinated in the dying art of knife sharpening. A full description of his training and services can be viewed at here

Customer Base:

A list of Korin’s satisfied customers can be accessed at here