Cafe Japengo will host a sushi making class on Saturday, December 1 from noon to 2 p.m. Executive Sushi Chef Jerry Warner will lead a hands-on session during which he will share the secrets of sushi making. The class will take place in Cafe Japengo’s dining room. Limited seating is available and reservations are required. The cost is $60 per person and includes the following:
- A 2-hour hands-on tutorial involving rice and fish selection, knife work with fish, handling sticky rice, creating both traditional and hand rolls and more
- Chef Jerry will also discuss basic characteristics of various types of fish, the history of sushi and Cafe Japengo and the best local spots to purchase sushi ingredients
- Guests will enjoy tasting their own sushi creations and two sake tastings
- All materials and ingredients will be provided, and every attendee will be given a maki board to keep
Cafe Japengo offers its sushi making classes the first Saturday of every month. For more information or to make a reservation for the class, call 858-450-3355.
Cafe Japengo is one of San Diego’s top restaurants for sushi and Asian-fusion cuisine. Featuring innovative menus for lunch and dinner along with a series of gluten-free options, the restaurant also boasts an award-winning sushi bar, a hot happy hour scene and an extensive selection of the world’s best wines and sakes. Behind each culinary masterpiece is the talent of Executive Chef Jay Payne and Executive Sushi Chef Jerry Warner, who began his career at the restaurant when it first opened 22 years ago. Cafe Japengo is located at 8960 University Center Lane in the Aventine complex. For more details, visit www.cafejapengo.com or call 858-450-3355.