29 Jun 2024 By May Ng

Chef Ryohei Sugawara Takes the Helm at Sushi Zo

Nestled within Tai Kwun’s historic Police Headquarters Block, Edomae-style omakase restaurant Sushi Zo is delighted to announce the appointment of Chef Ryohei Sugawara as its new Executive Chef. With over 23 years of culinary expertise in sushi and Japanese dining, Chef Sugawara brings a wealth of experience and passion to the celebrated establishment, poised to lead Sushi Zo’s culinary team and uphold the essence of Edomae-style sushi while infusing his unique flair.

Hailing from distinguished backgrounds in Omakase restaurant concepts in Osaka and Hong Kong, Chef Sugawara’s culinary journey has seen him at the helm of esteemed kitchens across the globe. Notably, he recently served as Chef De Cuisine at Kumoi Japanese Restaurant in the Four Seasons Hotel Guangzhou and Japanese Head Chef at Hong Kong’s 2-Michelin Starred Sushi Yoshi. His global tenures have shaped his vision as a chef, providing a well-rounded approach in the kitchen and an awareness of the taste preferences of diners in Hong Kong and beyond.

Under Chef Sugawara’s direction, Sushi Zo’s daily rotating lunch (HK$1,500) and dinner (HK$2,500) menus highlight his expertise in selecting exceptional seafood, ensuring freshness and seasonality. Guests enjoy a continuous infusion of fresh flavours while honouring the culinary legacy of the original Michelin-awarded Los Angeles establishment. With its attentive service and serene hospitality, Sushi Zo’s thoughtfully curated menu enhances the omakase experience. Indulge in a memorable celebration while relishing meticulously crafted seafood, served with ‘ittai-kan’ precision by Executive Chef Sugawara.

In welcoming Chef Ryohei Sugawara as Executive Chef, Sushi Zo marks another exciting chapter in its journey, rooted in centuries-old traditions, yet infused with a spark of creativity. Anticipate nothing less than the utmost quality seafood, meticulously sourced and prepared with bespoke sauces and seasonings, paired with a premium sake selection.

Address: Shop 01-LG103, LG1/F Block 01, Tai Kwun, Shama Soho, 10 Hollywood Road, Central
Opening hours:
Monday to Saturday: 12pm to 2pm, 6pm to 11pm
Sunday: closed
Booking number: +852 2884 0114
Instagram: @sushizohongkong