IC Book Launch: Stories of Japanese Tea by Zach Mangan, in conversation with Sabato Sagaria

IC Book Launch: Stories of Japanese Tea by Zach Mangan, in conversation with Sabato Sagaria

Sunday Jun 05, 2022
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Powerhouse @ IC
220 36th St., Building #2
Brooklyn, NY 11232

This event will be LIVE at Powerhouse @ IC! Please not that all attendees must wear a mask. RSVP here.

About the Book.

Explore the artistry of Japanese tea from cultivation to cup in this comprehensive illustrated guide to the tea industry that includes the Japanese growers, their craft of tea making, and how the tradition of tea has had an influence on cuisine, art, and health.

This visual exploration of one of the world’s most popular beverages tells the stories of tea and tea making in Japan: how it is grown, harvested, and processed, as well as how it is prepared and enjoyed. Through interviews with tea growers, information on health benefits from Dr. Andrew Weil, and amazing recipes from (Japanese chefs and mixologists), including Michelin-starred chef Hayashi Hirohisa and pastry chef Yoshie Shirakawa, you will discover all there is to know about Japanese tea.

This perfect gift for tea lovers shares the stories of tea from its origins to the present, packaged in a beautiful photographic book shot and compiled by Zach Mangan, the founder of Kettl, a New York City- and Fukuoka, Japan-based tea and teaware company.

About the Author.

Zach Mangan is the founder of Kettl, a New York City and Fukuoka, Japan, based tea and teaware company. He lives in Brooklyn, New York, with his wife and partner, Minami Mangan.






About the Moderator.

Sabato Sagaria is the Chief Restaurant Officer of Union Square Hospitality Group (USHG), which includes some of New York City’s most acclaimed and beloved restaurants. Over the past twenty years, Sabato has fulfilled many roles at nationally acclaimed restaurants and hotels, from cook to restaurant manager to wine director. He has served in leadership roles at The Little Nell Hotel, The Inn at Little Washington, The Four Seasons Resort Palm Beach, and the historic Greenbrier Hotel in West Virginia. In 2012, Sabato became a member of the Court of Master Sommeliers, a prestigious honor held by fewer than 250 individuals worldwide.