EXPO

Takeyoshi Honda

The King of Sake Rice, Yamadanishiki Presented by Takeshi Honda Chairman, Honda Shouten Takeyoshi Honda, the 83-year-old Chairman of Honda Shoten, is the founder and charter President of the Ginjo Association that put GINJO SHU on the map, thus propelling the Sake industry into the modern era of boutique, fine Jizake. He currently leads studies at…
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Misao Hirano

Hocho Service Center Presents: Knife Sharpening Lecture & Demonstration Presented by Misao Hirano President, Tsukiji Masamoto 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 city’s famed Tsukiji wholesale fish…
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2016 Expo Medama Catalog

KAPPA-BASHI MARKETPLACE TSUKIJI MASAMOTO CHEF’S KNIVES SPECIAL: 25% OFF EXPO-EXCLUSIVE KNIVES: ONE-DAY SHOW SPECIAL SALE! (limited quantity) JAPANESE CERAMIC-WARE:  50% OFF FACTORY-DIRECT PRICES SHOWROOM-WIDE SPECIALS: UP TO 25% OFF BUYER'S GUIDE Quantities are limited; please arrive early for best selection. Make your selection, fill out the order sheet and submit with payment at the check-out…
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Nobuo Fukuda

Miyazaki Gyu: The Secret & Many Uses for Melt-In-Your-Mouth Beef Presented by Nobuo Fukuda James Beard Award Winner, Chef & Owner, Teeter House 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 as Chef/Owner…
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Akiko Tagawa

The Latest Trends in Food Health Regulation by Akiko Tagawa Principal, Quality F.A.C.T.S., LLC Akiko Tagawa received her B.S. in Environmental and Occupational Health from California State University, Northridge and her M.P.H from UCLA. She has been a food safety consultant for ten years. As a consultant, Akiko conducts food safety audits, provides food safety training…
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Bob Bath, Master Sommelier

Selling Sake in America by Master Sommelier Bob Bath Professor of Wine & Beverage Studies, The Culinary Institute of America at Greystone A third generation Californian, Bob Bath was born and raised in Davis, a small, college town, sixty miles east of the Napa Valley. His interest in wine was sparked at the age of…
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Jaymee Mandeville

Shaking It Up With Shochu by Jaymee Mandeville Senior Portfolio Ambassador, Bacardi USA 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 fashion, while working nights in Hollywood nightclubs as a…
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Antony Moss, Master of Wine

Sake: Mainstreaming Consumption by Antony Moss MW Director of Strategic Planning, Wine and Spirit Education Trust (WSET) Antony is the Director of Strategic Planning for the Wine and Spirit Education Trust (WSET), where he has worked since 2004. His current role covers long-term business planning and advising on new product development. He oversaw the development of…
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2016 Japanese Food & Restaurant Expo

ONLINE REGISTRATION IS OVER! Onsite registration is available on the day of the expo. Where: Pasadena Convention Center 300 E Green St., Pasadena, CA 91101 Time: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm alcohol sampling ends at 3pm Seminar Schedule 2015 Expo Photo Gallery Medama Catalog What is Japanese Food & Restaurant Expo? Mutual Trading Japanese Food…
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