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"History & Culture of Edomae Sushi-From Tokyo to Seattle"

Sunday, September 23, 2012 from 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM (PDT)

Seattle, WA


The Hokubei Hochi Foundation and The Japan Foundation, will sponsor a special film showing and sushi-sampling event entitled "The History and Culture of Edomae Sushi - From Tokyo to Seattle" on Sunday, September 23, 2012, from 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM.  

Since the feudal Edo period, masters of Edomae Sushi have continued to prepare with precision and simplicity, a showcase of local and seasonal delicacies of the sea. 

This special event will feature the film "Jiro Dreams of Sushi" followed by an educational and visual program featuring renowned local Chef Shiro Kashiba (of the famous Shiro's restaurant) and Chef Daisuke Nakazawa from Tokyo's famous Sukibayabashi Jiro restaurant.  The program will feature live demonstrations and Edomae Sushi and sake sampling. Chef Daisuke is featured in the film and recently moved to Seattle to mentor under Chef Shiro. 

The movie is 81 minutes in Japanese with English subtitles, and will be followed by a live sushi demonstration and sushi and sake sampling. Tickets are $25 per person or $18 for students. Buy four tickets and fourth one is 1/2 off, buy six tickets and sixth one is free! 

Reception begins at 1:45-2:00 PM, film begins promptly at 2:00 PM.   Register early as space is limited.  You will not want to miss this event!   

For more information, contact:  info@hokubeihochi.org, or call 206-623-0100.   (NOTE:  A sequel event will be held on November 3, 2012.  More information will be available soon.)

 

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