Above: Promotional image of sushi made from Cafe Japengo.
In the spirit of Valentine’s Day, Executive Sushi Chef Jerry Warner of the award-winning Cafe Japengo will switch up his popular monthly sushi classes and offer a Valentine-themed sushi class on Saturday, Feb. 16 from noon to 2 p.m. This class will build on Chef Jerry’s popular monthly sushi classes with holiday-inspired additions.
Chef Jerry will demonstrate how to make Cafe Japengo’s seafood salad (with tasting). Guests will receive Cafe Japengo’s chocolate lava cake, served with a special Valentine twist. A special tasting of 3 different Japanese beers will be provided. Ladies will each receive a red rose.
The class will also include all the benefits of the regular sushi classes, including:
-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.
-All materials and ingredients will be provided.
This special class will be limited to 20 persons. The price to attend is $60 per person and reservations are required. For more information or to make a reservation, interested parties can call Cafe Japengo directly at 858-450-3355.
Location: Cafe Japengo, 8960 University Center Lane San Diego, CA 92122 Google Maps
About Cafe Japengo:
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, please visit www.cafejapengo.com or call 858-450-3355. To stay up-to-date on the latest news and offerings at Cafe Japengo, follow them on Facebook.