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Kaiseki Journey: An Insight into Japanese Culture Through Food

Asia Society Culinary Culture Series

Reception 6:30pm
Dinner and Program 7:30pm
Close 10:00pm 

Limited seats and first-come, first-served!
Members Only Pre-Sale (Until August 27, 2017)
Asia Society Members: $2,888 per person; $28,880 per table* of 10 

Regular-Sale (From August 28, 2017)
Asia Society Members: $2,888 per person; $30,000 per table* of 10
Non-members: $3,888 per person; $40,000 per table* of 10

*Table purchases include complimentary access to selected ASHK events, $3,500 value per table


To book, simply fill in the pre-sale registration form, or, click "Buy Tickets."


Asia Society Hong Kong Center welcomes the fall season with an exquisite culinary and cultural encounter starring Japanese Cuisine Goodwill Ambassador Chef Shinichiro Takagi. Featuring fresh fish from Japan’s renowned Tsukiji Fish Market, Chef Takagi will present a multi-course Kaga cuisine meal paired with sake from Kanazawa breweries. Join us in celebrating the harvest season with an authentic multi-sensory journey into Kanazawa, the evening will also feature a conversation with Chef Takagi on Kaga cuisine, his experiences in culinary arts and cultural exchange, as well as Japanese cultural performances.  


About Shinichiro Takagi (高木 慎一朗) 

Chef Takagi is a world-class Japanese chef based in his native city of Kanazawa and is an owner and executive chef of the Michelin two-star restaurant Zeniya. He specializes in the traditional gourmet kaiseki cuisine and the regional Kaga cuisine originated in Kanazawa. In 2017, Chef Takagi was appointed as the Japanese Cuisine Goodwill Ambassador from Japan’s Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries. He has also been a guest chef and speaker at international organizations including UNESCO, World Food Symposium, and at institutions such as Harvard University.

 


About Kanazawa, Kaga Cuisine, and Kaiseki

Kanazawa(金沢)is the capital city of Ishikawa Prefecture, Japan. It has managed to avoid the destructive effects of war. Thus, the cultural traditions of Kaga(加賀)have not been interrupted and continue to thrive since the Edo period.

Kanazawa is known for its Kaga cuisine. It is also blessed with various high-quality foodstuffs: Kaga vegetables are abundant in the Kaga Plain, rice and water from the Hakusan Mountains make for excellent sake.

Kaiseki(懐石)is a traditional multi-course Japanese dinner. Chef Takagi prepares dinners under the inspiration of traditional meals served before tea ceremonies. He selects the finest seasonal ingredients to match the mellow local sake and create a unique meal for each individual.

This specially tailored multi-sensory meal is not to be missed!


For this special event, regular Asia Society cancellation policy does not apply.

Reservation: All reservations can only be made using a valid credit card online at ticketing.asiasociety.org.hk , by filling in and returning the pdf registration form, or at the Asia Society Hong Kong Center box office. No seats will be guaranteed without advance payment. Checks should be made payable to “Asia Society Hong Kong Center” and mailed to Programs Department, 9 Justice Drive, Admiralty.

Cancellations: Please consider your reservation confirmed unless notified otherwise. For online reservations, please bring a copy of your e-ticket. For box office reservations, please bring your paper ticket.  


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Event Details

Fri 22 Sep 2017
6:30pm - 10:00pm

Asia Society Hong Kong Center, 9 Justice Drive, Admiralty, Hong Kong