Andrea Fazzari is a Tokyo-based James Beard Award-winning photographer, author, chef whisper and designer specializing in travel and the culinary world. She is the author, photographer, and co-designer of her book Tokyo New Wave: 31 Chefs Defining Japan’s Next Generation (Ten Speed Press). This 304 page book is Fazzari’s love letter to Japan and its distinct philosophy and approach to food. Tokyo New Wave includes 435 of her photographs, essays, interviews, and chef recipes.

Fazzari is the photographer, author, and co-designer of the new SUSHI SHOKUNIN: JAPAN’S CULINARY MASTERS Japanese food culture, released in September, 2020 by Assouline. She is the photographer and stylist of Aperitivo: The Cocktail Culture of Italy, shot entirely on location in Italy, and is Starwood Hotel Group’s first Luxury Collection Global Explorer. Her photographs, journal entries and audio narration of her travels on six continents are featured on the Luxury Collection website and in the Luxury Collection Destination Guides. Fazzari is a tastemaker in Hotel Stories, a travel book showcasing standout luxury properties around the world, and the featured photographer for Bvlgari Il Ristorante, photographed in Japan.

Fazzari is the recipient of the Lowell Thomas Gold Award for Travel Photography for her work in Argentina for Departures Magazine. Some of her campaigns and projects include those for such companies as Cathay Pacific Airlines and Four Seasons Hotels, and magazines from Travel + Leisure and Vanity Fair, to Architectural Digest and Departures. Four Magazine has profiled Andrea and her culinary work, and Photo District News featured her as one of the year’s best cookbook photographers in PDN’s Food Issue for 2017.

In addition to Japan and her native Manhattan, Fazzari has lived in France, Italy, Spain, Korea, and Hong Kong and has visited close to ninety countries. She speaks English, Italian, French and Spanish. In 2004 she was named one of Photo District News’s “30 Photographers to Watch”. Fazzari became a photographer by chance after working in fashion and film public relations for Giorgio Armani, Dolce & Gabbana, and Miramax Films.