"Secrets of the Sake Brewery" Tasting and Fundraiser for Tsunami Relief at Matsuri!

"Secrets of the Sake Brewery" Tasting and Fundraiser for Tsunami Relief at Matsuri!


Please join Chef Tadashi Ono and Sake Samurai Timothy Sullivan, with yours truly as moderator, for an important fundraiser for Japan earthquake/tsunami relief at Matsuri restaurant on Tuesday, April 12th at 7pm. The fundraiser will be very special workshop and tasting that goes behind the scenes at Japan's legendary Dassai sake brewery, where Timothy has just spent two months training. Timothy will share videos, photos and his experiences for an unprecedented look at how sake is made. Tadashi and Timothy will then guide us through a sampling of Dassai's award-winning sakes -- plus -- Tadashi will prepare delectable tastings to match them, which is going to be amazing. We'll also raffle off a rare bottle of Dassai sake from Timothy's private collection, and first copies of Tadashi's and my upcoming cookbook, The Japanese Grill. It'll be a tasty, fun evening for a critically important cause: helping the thousands of Japanese, mostly elderly, who lost everything in the disaster.

I'm asking you to please help us help the victims of the tsunami. Tickets are $100; seating is limited. 100% of proceeds from this event will go to the Japan Society Earthquake Relief Fund. Please buy a ticket if you can.

When: Tuesday, April 12th, from 7pm to 9pm
Where: Matsuri (click here for map)
Donation: $100 per person

Special thanks to Sakurai-san, the president of Dassai Brewery, and the team at New York Mutual Trading for their generous support of this event. Thank you!

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