Sake Seminar in Twin Cities: "Escape the Ordinary"
Sep 09, 2019
Explore the Magic of Pairing Seafood with Sake
DATE & TIME
September 18, 2019
3:30 - 5:00 PM (CDT)
289 5th St. E
St. Paul, Minnesota 55101
All attendees must be 21 years of age or older with government-issued ID to sample alcohol
Join JETRO for a Sake Tasting & Seminar.
This sake educational session event will feature an educational presentation by Chris Griese from Sake Story.
Winner of the 2009 James Beard Award for Best Chef Midwest, Chef Tim McKee at OCTO Fishbar will create special seafood dishes for sake pairing.
Taste Sake & Discuss Sake Styles
Discover the uniqueness of sake and why it pairs well with seafood!
--- Sake balances out and harmonizes the intense flavors of seafood ---
Discuss proper sake service, storage, serving temperatures & heating methods
This event is intended for professional members of the Food & Beverage industry only.
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Sake Seminar & Sake Tasting
GUEST SPEAKER: CHRIS GRIESE
(WSET III Sake / Eastern USA Sales Manager, Sake Story)
About sake, Griese says, “Who knew it could be so amazing?” After discovering the incredible quality of artisan sake in 2006, he launched a “sake crusade” in restaurants and retail stores across Minnesota, believing that enlightened wine drinkers would appreciate the beauty of artisan sake.
Chris received his Advanced Sake Professional I Certification in NYC 2009 and his ASP Level II in Tokyo 2011. In 2014, Griese was tapped out by the London based Wine & Spirits Educators Trust to become one of their initial team of US based Level III Sake Educators.
In 2018, Griese joined Seattle-based Sake Story Imports as Eastern US Sales Manager, a position that enables him to carry the jizake message well beyond Minnesota.
Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO)