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Celebrate Washoku Series 2023 - Tradition Meets Next Generation

  • Sunday, August 27, 2023
  • 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • 16116 140th Pl NE, Woodinville, WA 98072


  • GROUPS OF 4+
    Please register all guests under this single registration.

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Join us on Sunday, August 27 11am-1pm at Matthews Winery!

16116 140th Pl NE

Woodinville, WA 98072


Experience how traditional Japanese food comes together with local ingredients and flavors with chefs from 84 Yesler and Sushi Kashiba.

On UNESCO's Intangible Cultural Heritage list since 2013 - Washoku is defined as traditional Japanese cuisine. In celebrating the Centennial Anniversary of the Japan-America Society of the State of Washington, this special Celebrate WASHOKU Series explores contemporary Northwest seafood cooking inspired by Japanese Washoku flavors with chef Christina Siegl of 84 Yesler and dives deeper into traditional Japanese food with Chef Shiro Kashiba and his son, Ed Kashiba, Managing Director of Sushi Kashiba. Enjoy wine tastings from Matthews Winery with your Fran's Chocolate dessert served on Heiando lacquerware for you to take home in an enjoyable experience of tradition and next generational creativity!


Member Entry - $100/person (guests included at member pricing at time of registration)

Non-Member Entry - $130/person

Non-Member Groups of 4+ - $110/person

Thank you for sponsoring!

Beautiful venue and delicious wine tastings generously provided by Matthews Winery

Sushi Kashiba
 Chef Shiro Kashiba & Managing Director Ed Kashiba

Award-winning chef, Shiro Kashiba, and his son Ed Kashiba of Sushi Kashiba prepare traditional Japanese appetizers for this event. Later, Shiro talks about the tradition of Japanese food. Shiro's restaurants are raved about in SeattleMet, Conde Nast Traveler, bon appetit, and more - this will be an event you won't want to miss!

84 Yesler
Chef Christina Siegl & Owner Sam Takahashi

Michelin-trained chef Christina Siegl of 84 Yesler, who recently won third place in the North American Regional Qualifying Tournament for Washoku World Challenge, will be preparing contemporary Northwest seafood cooking inspired by Japanese Washoku flavors. Owner of 84 Yesler, Sam Takahashi, talks about the culture of "Gochisousama" after the meal.

Fran's Chocolates

Masterfully crafted Fran's Chocolate is the perfect conclusion to this event. With locations in Seattle and Japan and having collaborated with Japanese lacquerware artists over the years, Fran's Chocolates are the obvious choice to pair with our celebration of tradition and contemporary flavors.

Yamada Heiando Lacquerware

As the official lacquerware of the Japanese Imperial Household, Yamada Heiando Lacquerware is a traditional Japanese lacquerware company that has specialized in pieces of excellent quality for over a century.

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