Chef Sono's Variety of Bento Options, All Full of Seasonality and Flavor Now Available
Perfect for your next meeting or party!
About Chef Chikara Sono
For many of fans of Chef Sono, he is not just a chef - he is an artist, an entertainer, the producer of unforgettable food experiences. A beloved NYC-based chef, Chikara Sono has led the Kaiseki revolution in NYC to offer diners the whole experience of food - the beauty, the freshness, and the cycle of life - through his cooking.
He is formerly the Executive Chef at multi-year Michelin Star restaurant in East Village, Kyo-ya, for 12 years. While at Kyo-ya, his dishes have received critical acclaim, receiving a three-star review from the NY Times (NY Times Review).
To continue his life work of "Delivering happiness to all", he is now behind the Omakase Bento Box movement - his creations will now be available via Brooklyn Ball Factory, and can be ordered online for delivery.
Whether it's foraged and found mushrooms from Seattle or fresh Tuna Belly from Japan, his mastery and skill in bringing out the ingredients' true flavors will be showcased in his bento boxes.
Bento Boxes Available for Purchase or Delivery
Produced and cooked by Chef Sono and the team at Brooklyn Ball Factory. We have multiple options for your needs. Please see below.
All seasonal, photos are for images only; items subject to change.
Irodori Bento - $43 per set
Chef's Omakase Bento - $60 per set
With careful attention to seasonality and the best ingredients available, Chef Sono will create one-of-a-kind "omakase" bento experience. Format will be similar to Irodori, but the content inside will be upgraded. Below is a sample.
Chef's Una-Ju Set (Unagi - Eel) - $48 per set
Chef's Una-ju (Eel) is the perfect meal to fuel your day. The set comes with a filling box of grilled unagi + rice with chef's sauce, chawan-mushi full of dashi flavor, miso-soup (upon request), and homemade dorayaki for dessert (rum-raisin filling with azuki).
Chef's Onigiri Bento Set (Price below)
Onigiri bento has a special place in all of our hearts for its simple wholesomeness. Included in the bento set are 2 types of onigiri (Salmon and Kombu) wrapped in Japanese seaweed, and comes with karaage (Japanese fried chicken), tamago-yaki (egg-omelette, Japanese style), homemade pickles, edamame, miso soup (upon request), and dorayaki for dessert (rum-raisin filling with azuki). It also comes in a reusable bamboo leaf box, a type of Japanese craft, that you can use over and over again at home!
Pricing: For quantities of 1-9 sets per order/delivery, each set is $23 each. For orders of 10-19 sets, we will apply a 10% discount ($20.70), and 15% discount will be applied to orders of 20+ or more ($19.55), plus standard delivery fee and tax. Perfect for large gatherings, meetings, and parties!
How to Order
We accept pick up orders at Brooklyn Ball Factory from minimum 2 bentos; deliveries will be minimum of 10 bento boxes. Limited to 25 bentos per day. Please email orders@BrooklynBallFactory.com with your contact info to order the bento box and we will take it from there!
Photos curtesy of Ken Hikofu (instagram)