Team
 
Masaki Sugisaki Executive Chef/Owner
Masaki aims to push the boundaries of Japanese cuisine whilst honouring its heritage.

Born in Saitama, Japan, Masaki brings with him a wealth of experience from his time working at restaurants in Japan and his years at Nobu.

Combining his Japanese roots with European cooking techniques, he hopes his dishes will bring joy to his guests table whilst ensuring a traceable and sustainable dining experience. It is this same joy that he and his team strive to create through the warm hospitality and outstanding service they want their diners to experience the moment they enter the door.
Mika Yoshinaga Head Sushi Chef
Growing up in Nagasaki Japan, famous for its fresh water fishing, Mika was immersed in sushi and the culture that surrounds it from a very young age. Mika’s passion for working with fresh fish is evident in his incredible skill demonstrated as Head Sushi Chef that he has held for over three years.
Romain Rocher Head Pastry Chef
Coming from a French family passionate about making good food, Romain Rocher has lived in London for over ten years. He has assisted Masaki since the opening of Dinings SW3 in 2017 as Head Pastry Chef and finds the unique experience that Dinings brings to its customers through Japanese flavours and techniques, very rewarding.
Raymond Steplin Senior Sous Chef
Raymond was born in the mountainous region of northern Romania and raised in London. Having studied Culinary Arts at Westminster Kingsway, being surrounded by beautiful and delicious food is his true passion.
Daniel Alvarado Food and Beverage Director
Born in Colombia and studying Hospitality Management in Hamburg, Daniel has over 15 years experience working in some of London’s best restaurants and hotels including The Wolseley, Bar Boulud and The Connaught. Daniel is fiercely passionate about the food and beverage industry and is motivated by the creative team around him at Dinings as well as his two sons.
Gintare Kubiliute Assistant Restaurant Manager
Born in Lithuania, Gintare came to London eight years ago where she quickly discovered her passion for hospitality and the London restaurant scene. Gintare could not imagine herself working in a more fulfilling environment.
Edoardo Della Bona Senior Floor Manager
After studying hospitality in Italy where he grew up, Edoardo continued to gain invaluable experience in his roles of Commis Waiter and Chef de Rand in some of Italy’s finest hotels.

Moving to London in 2014, he has never looked back, falling in love with Japanese culture and food whilst working at The Arts Club and Bulgari Hotel to name a few. Dinings SW3 is now the place he calls home, thriving in an environment that strives to create a magical and unique experience for everyone.
Eleonora Pellegrino Sommelier
Eleonora was born and raised in Italy and has always been influenced by restaurants, food and wine, studying Hospitality and Tourism Management in her home country. Very interested in Japanese culture, Eleonora came to London to work at Dinings SW3. In 2019 she became a certified AIS Sommelier and has a passion for Sake and its pairing with cuisine from all over the world.
We are always looking for talented, enthusiastic and hard-working people to join the Dinings team/family. 


Please feel free to email us your CV.
Join Our Team