SUNDAY 22 APRIL
DINNER WITH SAKE SAMURAI CHRIS JOHNSON
Chris Johnson fell in love with saké – and the culture and history that surround it – during the three years he spent living and working in the Japanese countryside.
Chris specializes in thought provoking saké-and-food pairing experiences that are approachable, yet rival the most serious wine and cocktail lists in the business. By combining his reverence for traditional Japanese flavors with a touch of Western ingenuity, he aspires to elevate saké beyond the confines of the traditional Japanese restaurant, and onto an international platform.
Chris is a saké sommelier certified by the Saké Service Institute in 1999, a member of the board of directors for Joy of Saké, and has served as a senior judge for the U.S. National Saké Appraisal since 2000. Chris has judged for the International Wine Challenge Sake since 2015. Chris is a certified WSET Level 3 Saké Educator and in 2013 earned the distinguished title of Saké Samurai.
Saké & Dumplings & Banchan
- Scallop & Cilantro Stem
- Shrimp Shumai
- Pork Bao
- Pork “Egg Roll” Dumpling
- Kimchee Bing Bread
- Short Grain Rice with Furikake
- Assorted dips and sauces
Our Take on Banchan
- Sea Bean Sprout Salad
- Apple-Chive “Kimchi”
- Scallion Pancake
- Smoked Pepper & Tuna Dust
- Glazed Lotus Root
Super Surprise Dessert...
Hint: Philippine “double angel”
Ticket Pricing includes food, beverages and gratuity:
VIP Tickets: **VIP seats are at the bar with special treats coming from the kitchen as well as the bar**
$90.00 (food + drink) $6.19 (sales tax) $13.50 (15% service charge)
$8.16 Eventbrite charge
Dining Room Tickets:
$70.00 (food + drink) $4.87 (sales tax) $10.50 (15% service charge)
$6.46 Eventbrite charge
*We reserve the right to cancel this event due to lack of attendance. We require 22 guests to hold this event. In the event of a cancellation, attendees will be notified 24 hours in advance.