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Williamsburg, Brooklyn
100 Frost St
Btwn Manhattan Ave & Leonard St
Brooklyn, New York 11211
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Class Level: All levels
Age Requirements: 21 and older
Average Class Size: 20

What you'll learn in this japanese cooking class:

Enjoy a sumo-packed event at The Brooklyn Kitchen, including rounds of televised sumo, access to eats and drinks like bento boxes, bowls of chankonabe, and two drink tickets to be used for sake, shochu, beer or whisky. Additional drink tickets will be available for purchase. There will also be Candy Art and Sumi-e calligraphy for everyone to enjoy, as well as a very special Rakugo performance.

This round of SUMO STEW will feature a seasonal chankonabe.

Every guest will also get a special bento box, composed of Japanese-inspired dishes from top local chefs, including (subject to change):
  • Yuba Noodle Salad with Shiro Dashi, Tomato, Radish, from Chef Chris Jaeckle
  • Chicken and Foie Dumplings from Shalom Japan,
  • SUMO Tataki: Blacken Flank, Asian Pears, Sichuan Chili Oil & Ponzu served over Sesame Noodles from Arrogant Swine,
  • Mushroom Ozuke
  • Beer will be provided by Asahi Beer, Tokyo's oldest brewery.
  • Nikka Whisky will provide a signature cocktail.
  • Mizu Shochu will pour neat or with a slice of cucumber.
  • Hakkaisan will be pouring delicious sakes.
  • In Pursuit of Tea will serve from their incredible catalog of the finest teas in the world.
  • We’ll also have bottles of Calpico, a tasty non-carbonated Japanese soft drink made with milk.
  • And if all that’s not enough, we’ll have mochi dessert from Mochidoki.
  • Wuhao New York makes the best tenugui, traditional hand dyed Japanese cotton towels.
  • Kaede NYC will be providing yukata rentals for those wishing to attend SUMO STEW in style.
  • Kikuichi, the premier Japanese knife company will have knives on hand to fuel you're inner chef.
  • NYrture New York Natto, a traditional Japanese comfort food, and probiotic superfood, made from whole soybeans.
  • Candy Miyuki makes incredible edible sculptures.
  • Taisan Tanaka (who made our logo above) will do live Sumi-e calligraphy painting.
  • Special Rakugo (comic storytelling) performance by Touzaburou
A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the Japan Society

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You may request to cancel your ticket for a full refund, up to 72 hours before the date and time of the event. Cancellations between 25-72 hours before the event may transferred to a different date/time of the same class. Cancellation requests made within 24 hours of the class date/time may not receive a refund nor a transfer. When you register for a class, you agree to these terms.We know that things do happen. Our classes are transferrable, so feel free to send a friend if you can’t make it!


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