Come and learn the art of making sushi. Join Kaz Matsune, the owner and chef of Breakthrough Sushi as he demonstrates basics of making sushi rice, cutting vegetables and how to make California Roll. He will show the ins and outs to answer all your questions and mysteries surrounding sushi making. Demonstration class with sampling of sushi.
The class will cover the following topics:
- What ingredients do I need to make sushi?
- How do I prepare sushi rice?
- How do I make sushi vinaigrette?
- How do I cut vegetables for sushi?
- What kind of fish can I use for sushi?
- How do I make California Roll?
- How do I make hand roll?
- Is there a simple sushi I can make at home?
About the Instructor
While Kaz Matsune learned some cooking techniques from his mother growing up in Japan, it was watching Graham Kerr on TV that truly inspired him to go on to become a chef. Twelve years ago, he started his career at Iroha Sushi of Tokyo in Studio City and after two years moved on to a slew of jobs as head sushi chef, serving such Hollywood clienteles as Mick Jagger, Denzel Wasthington and Leonaldo DeCaprio. Then helped open Kanpai in Los Angeles, where he developed the menu. Kaz had a unique experience developing dishes for San Francisco's first organic Japanese restaurant, Minako, before moving on to Ozumo and then famed restaurant Greens. In 2012, he started Breakthrough Sushi specializing in premium corporate team building and private sushi classes, serving such clients as Consulate General of Netherlands, First Republic Bank, Oracle and Citibank. His sushi class and tasting event is one of a kind unique “experience” of dinner, educational class and culinary show using newly discovered ingredients and techniques.