Let’s Support COVID-19 Fighters! Progress Report Vol.3

Report of July

As the COVID-19 infection rate continues to drop in NYC and things slowly get back to normal, The Nippon Club, is committed to serve and honor our frontline healthcare workers by providing nutritious bento lunch boxes.

Thanks to everyone’s warm support, our “Let’s Support COVID-19 Fighters!” project is right on track. We have delivered 3,120 lunch boxes as of July 30 and we will continue to deliver twice a week for the long term.

Chef, Yasuoka, (second from left) and our dedicated restaurant staff who have been working tirelessly to make nutritious and delicious bento box meals.

Soulful and Meticulous.
Deep cleaning and disinfecting following CDC guidelines.


Various types of vegetables were beautifully served such as crispy fried vegetables and moist simmered vegetables.

Today’s menu (Vegetarian) : Tofu Steak, Broccoli, Carrot, Vinegared Lotus Root, Potato Salad, Red Pepper, Yellow Pepper, Snow Pea, Vegetarian Fried Noodles, Egg Omelet, Konnyaku, Edamame Tofu Mix Ball, Simmered Vegetables(Japanese Taro Potato, Eggplant, Green Beans, Carrot), Fried Vegetables (Eggplant Japanese Sweet Potato, Zucchini, Shiitake, Veggie Spring Roll), Grape Tomato, Lemon, Avocado Cucumber Sushi Rolls, Sweet Sour Pickled Ginger Canola Oil, Sugar, Sake, Shiokoji, Mirin, Vinegar, Demi – Glace Vegetable Sauce, Japanese BBQ Sauce, Soy Sauce, Teriyaki Sauce, Salt, Celery, Black Pepper, Wasab


This hearty non-vegetarian meal is a perfect balance of meat, fish and vegetables.

Today’s menu : Grilled Salmon, Chicken Skewers, Egg Omelet, Shrimp Dumpling, Vegetarian Fried Noodles, Konnyaku, Potato Salad, Vinegared Lotus Root,Carrot, Broccoli, Snow Pea, Beef & Pork Hamburger Steak, Potato, Carrot, Green Beans, Assorted Fried food (Chicken, Shrimp, Zucchini, Veggie Spring Roll), Grape Tomato, Lemon, Avocado Cucumber Sushi Roll, Sweet Sour Pickled Ginger Canola Oil, Sugar, Sake, Shiokoji, Mirin, Vinegar, Fish Broth, Demi-Glace Sauce, Japanese BBQ Sauce, Soy Sauce, Salt, Nutmeg, Celery, Black Pepper, Wasabi

▼The list of hospitals which we delivered bento boxes.

・Mount Sinai health system
・Columbia Presbyterian
・Albert Einstein Moses campus
・Albert Einstein Weiler campus
・Montefiore Med Ctr. Wakefield
・Beth Israel Hospital
・Elmhurst Hospital
・St. Luke’s Morningside
・Roosevelt Mt. Sinai West
・Lenox Hill hospital

Here are some of the photos and messages we received from the medical team.

From. Lenox Hill hospital

“Thank you so much again for the food! Our residents will be thrilled to hear about the delivery tomorrow. They all enjoy the food! “ -from Lenox Hill Hospital




It’s been hot and wearing a face mask in the heat make us feel hotter so please do take care of your health. We wish you the happiest and healthiest of summers!

“Let’s Support COVID-19 Fighters!” project is planned to continue to deliver bentos for about half a year with the cooperation of many member companies and the the Japanese Medical Association of America (JMSA). We will do our best to serve healthcare workers as many delicious lunches as possible during this time!

▶︎If you are interested in this project, please check this page「Let’s Support COVID-19 Fighters! 」


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