Aaron Israel

Aaron Israel discovered his passion for cooking while earning his BFA at Maryland Institute College of Art. After graduating, he worked at August in the West Village with chef Tony Liu. He later cooked with chef Andrew Carmellini and helped open Torrisi Italian Specialties. He has co- owned and operated Shalom Japan in Brooklyn with his wife, Sawako, since 2013.

Articles by Aaron Israel

How to Make Shalom Japan’s Signature Matzah Ball Ramen At Home

A love letter to Japanese and Jewish cuisine in one delicious bowl.