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Meet our chef

Sungchul Shim

Born and raised in the Korean province of Jeollanam-do, Sungchul grew up cooking in his family’s kitchen for large gatherings and parties. Sungchul has worked in acclaimed kitchens including Le Bernardin, Per Se, Morimoto, and Neta in Greenwich Village.

In October 2019, Sungchul opened his first solo project Kochi, offering a nine-course tasting menu of Korean skewered dishes that received one Michelin star. Sungchul has opened his second restaurant Mari in Hell’s Kitchen offering tasting menu of street food inspired Korean hand rolls

Our Team

Jooyoung Yang, previously of Jungsik and current Director of Kochi and Mari.


652 10th Ave.
New York, NY 10036

Opening Hours

Mon-Thur: 5:00pm – 9:30pm
Fri, Sat: 5:00pm – 10:00pm
Sun: 5:00pm – 9:30pm

Book your Kochi reservation on Resy