2017 Japanese Food & Restaurant Expo


Pasadena Convention Center
300 E Green St., Pasadena, CA 91101

9:00 am - 4:00 pm
alcohol sampling ends at 3pm

Seminar Schedule

2016 Expo Photo Gallery

What is Japanese Food & Restaurant Expo?

Mutual Trading Japanese Food & Restaurant Expo is the largest showcase of Japanese food, alcohol beverage and restaurant supplies and is the principal meeting place for food-service professionals and suppliers.

Hosted annually in Los Angeles, and in New York, the expo attract thousands of food retailers, food-service business owners, trade professionals and chefs.

Is the Expo open to public?

Expo is not open to general public. This is strictly a trade show and is open to those in food-service businesses only.

Can I bring my kids to the Expo?

This is a trade show for professionals. No one under 18 is allowed.

Is the parking free?

Attendees are responsible for own parking fees. Public parking is available near the event site. All day fees average $12.

Seminar Schedule:

■ Seminar Stage A

10:30 - 11:00
New Cuts of Miyazaki Beef That Generates Profits
by Nobuo Fukuda, Owner & Chef, Teeter House

11:30 - 12:00
5 Things You'll Love About ULTS
by Yuki Okudaira, General Manager, Japan Seafood Export Promotion Association

12:30 - 13:00
Hocho Service Center Presents: Knife Sharpening Lecture & Demo
by Misao Hirano, CEO, Tsukiji Masamoto

13:30 - 14:00
Hidden Stories About Japanese Tea
by Naoya Shimizu, Nihoncha Instructor, JA Shizuoka

■ Seminar Stage B

11:00 - 11:30
Curry: The Best Under The Radar Japanese Comfort Food
by Lorie Kim, Curry Ambassador, S&B

12:00 - 12:30
Shaking It Up With Shochu, An Easy To Make Shochu Cocktail Demonstration
by Jaymee Mandeville, Senior Ambassador, Bacardi USA

13:00 - 13:30
Nuru-kan, Reinforcing Better Sake Experience
by Toshio Ueno, Executive Instructor & Vice President, Sake School of America

2016 Expo Photo Gallery

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