Rick Smith

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Name Rick Smith
Location New York, NY
Job Owner of Sakaya NYC

He is one of honorary Sake Sommelier resident in New York

Background

He married Hiroko Furukawa. Base on Sakaya Website http://www.sakayanyc.com Rick’s passion for sake began in 2000 with a trip to the then new East Village restaurant Jewel Bako during his 10-year tenure as Associate Publisher at Food & Wine Magazine. He has studied under Sake Samurai and nihonshu authority extraordinaire John Gauntner at his Professional Sake Course in Tokyo. He visited many sake brewery in Japan and finally he opened his store in NYC.

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