PAIRINGS No. 1 Sake & Bites
Sunday, September 23, 2012 from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM (PDT)
San Jose, CA
Join us for PAIRINGS, an afternoon of premium sake tasting with carefully paired bites, designed to delight the palate and nourish the soul! Sakes, both domestic and international, have been brought in just for this event and painstakingly paired with delectibles created by master chefs.
Featuring Royce Mori, executive chef at The Red Crane in Cupertino; Shiro Kubota, owner & chef at Kubota and Gombei Restaurants, San Jose Japantown; and Steve Futagaki of Sushi Confidential in Campbell and formerly the executive chef at Bushido Izakaya in Mountain View.
Business casual attire
Space is limited
PAIRINGS No. 1 Sake & Bites is a fundraiser benefiting Yu-Ai Kai Community Senior Service
Ticket holders must be 21 years of age and must have valid photo identification
For more information, please visit http://www.akiyamawellnesscenter.org/
No refunds or exchanges
Photo © Nagareda Studio
When & Where
Yu-Ai Kai Community Senior Service
Yu-Ai Kai Japanese American Community Senior Service, a nonprofit senior center located in historic Japantown San Jose, is committed to serving seniors with an array of activities, programs, and services.
We offer a well-balanced senior day care program, a nutritious lunch service, social services, and a variety of classes, activities and trips for seniors, designed around our Healthy Aging Initiative.
Serving our seniors with Friendship & Love since 1974, Yu-Ai Kai currently serves 3,000+ seniors annually. While our roots are in Japanese / Japanese American culture and tradition, the programs and services are open to any senior in our community.
Yu-Ai Kai is celebrating 40 years of service in 2014. Come join us at the many events planned throughout the year.
Event parking will be available on the grassy field behind the Akiyama Wellness Center. Entrance is on 3rd Street.
Early Bird ticket pricing extended until 5:00 PM on Monday, September 17th. Get your tickets before the price increase!
See more information about the Participating Restaurants and Sponsors including The Red Crane, Kubota & Gombei Restaurants, Crustacean S.F., Sushi Confidential, Aloha Shoyu, Azuma Foods, Imahara Produce, Midori Kai, and San Jose Japantown Lions Club.
Included among the many participating Sake Distributors are Pacific International Liquor, Silkroad Wine and Spirits, True Sake, Hosoda Brothers, and Southern Wine and Spirits. See the partial list of Featured Sakes for the event. More to come!
Pairings Entertainment - scheduled to perform:
Michael Yoshihara & Len Fujita - Jazz Combo
Curtis Allen -Guitar
Satoshi Mukaida - Mandolin