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Monthly Archives: August 2017

2017 Seminar Guest Speaker: Jaymee Mandeville

Shaking It Up with Shochu: Easy-to-Make Shochu Cocktail Demonstration by Jaymee Mandeville Senior Portfolio Ambassador, Bacardi USA Seminar Stage B @ 12PM Jaymee Mandeville grew up in Orange County, California then moved to Los Angeles to attend law school. Over the years she tried her hand at a couple different industries from entertainment to PR to…
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2017 Seminar Guest Speaker: Yuki Okudaira

5 Things to Love About ULTS Presented by Yuki Okudaira Director General, Japan Seafood Council Seminar Stage A @ 11:30AM Yuki Okudaira was born and raised near Tsukiji market in Tokyo, Japan. He has over 20 years’ experience in distribution of seafood products. Yuki currently works for Nishiuo Marketing exporting seafood products all over the world.…
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2017 Seminar Guest Speaker: Nobuo Fukuda

Miyazaki Beef: New Cuts to Maximize Profits Presented by Nobuo Fukuda James Beard Award Winner, Chef & Owner, Teeter House Seminar Stage A @ 10:30AM Nobuo has lived and worked in Phoenix as a chef for 30 years. He has gone from working the teppanyaki tables at Benihana in the early 80’s to his current position…
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2017 Seminar Guest Speaker: Misao Hirano

Hocho Service Center Presents: Knife Sharpening Lecture & Demonstration Presented by Misao Hirano President, Tsukiji Masamoto Seminar Stage A @ 12:30PM Tsukiji Masamoto is one of Japan’s premier knife makers. Founded in 1845, the company began producing cutlery in workshops located outside Tokyo. Today, the 7th-generation owner, Misao Hirano, runs his venerable business from within the…
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2017 Seminar Guest Speaker: Toshio Ueno

Nuru-Kan Warmed Sake: Broadening the Joyful Sake Experience by Toshio Ueno Executive Instructor, Sake School of America Master Sake Sommelier, Sake Service Institute Master of Sake, Sake Service Institute 2016 Sake Samurai, Japan Sake Brewer’s Association Certified Sake Educator Level 3, Wine & Spirit Education Trust Advanced Certificate, Wine & Spirit Education Trust Sake Sommelier &…
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