Washoku Matsuri 2013 Video

Please watch a high quality short video from Washoku Matsuri 2013. It was filmed and produced by EatTO.

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Purchase 2013 tickets here

If they haven’t sold-out yet, there is a good chance you will be able to find tickets for Washoku Matsuri 2013 at these featured restaurants. There may be some at the other JRAC restaurants, but it would be best to call beforehand to make sure.

DOWNTOWN – Izakaya Fin             WEST – Ginko

EAST – Zen           OAKVILLE – Mye            NORTH EAST – Taro’s Fish

Find contact info and addresses here

Media release for Washoku Matsuri





PDF here > Washoku Press Release 2013

Date & Time: Monday November 11, 2013
5:30 PM – Doors Open, Demonstrations start and Hors D’oeuvres
6:45 PM – Welcome Speech & Dinner Begins
7:00 PM – Dinner Start
Location: Kobayashi Hall, Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre
6 Garamond Court, Toronto, ON M3C 1Z5 www.jccc.on.ca
Tickets: $175.00 [includes food and drink]
Info: Tickets can be purchased from participating JRAC member restaurants. Call closest one for availability. Ticket holders must be 19 years and older. Proceeds from this event support SickKids Foundation.
For more information on tickets details contact info@jrac.ca                                  or call 416. 248. 8445

The Japanese Restaurants Association of Canada (JRAC) presents the 2013 “Washoku Matsuri: Japanese Food Festival” on Monday, November 11th, 2013 at the Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre.
This special event brings together some of the top Japanese chefs in Canada to personally serve you authentic signature Japanese dishes that has captivated foodies and culinary experts alike. The variety of dishes prepared by the chef’s will introduce key Japanese ingredients and cooking techniques,
expressing the connection between food and culture in Japan and health benefits of Washoku cuisine. JRAC aims to deepen the understanding of authentic Japanese food culture to interested public in Canada. The fundraising
support will go towards new programs and educational seminars for chefs, culinary students and diners.

Japanese Cuisine from 10 chef’s and beverages from Sake Institute of Ontario
Enjoy amazing food from over 10 top Japanese cuisine chefs from across the GTA and also fantastic line up of sake, beer, wine and other beverages from our sponsors.
Maiko Demonstration by Beauty by Masayo – Get up close to see a make-up artist and hairstylist transform a model into a Maiko.
Chef Demonstrations of Maguro Kaitai and live Uni – Watch a whole tuna filleting demonstration and also a live Uni shucking demonstration.
Wadaiko: Traditional Japanese Drumming Performance – Enjoy the thundering sounds of Japanese drums with Nagata Shachu.

Washoku Matsuri will feature businesses and chefs from: Cafe Michi, Famu, Fin Izakaya, Ginko, Hiro Sushi, Izakaya Ju, Kaji, Konnichiwa, Miyabi, Mye, Ozawa Canada, Ryoji, Sakanaya, Taro’s Fish, Toshi Sushi, True World Foods and Zen.
Beverages will be provided by: Asahi, E & J Gallo Winery Canada, Kado Enterprise, Ontario Spring Water Sake, Ozawa Canada, Sakagura Canada and Sapporo. We look forward to seeing you at our 2013 Washoku Matsuri!

Media Contact:
Japanese Restaurants Association of Canada
416. 248. 8445 info@jrac.ca www.jrac.ca
Japanese Restaurants Association of Canada

Washoku Matsuri 2013 Save-the-Date: November 11

Japanese Restaurants Association of Canada and its collaborating partners are announcing the date for the 2013 Washoku Matsuri to take place Monday November 11th, 2013 at the JCCC. Keep posted for ticket info!

Washoku Matsuri 2012 VIDEO

Take a look at the short film created by the amazing team at EatTO.ca who interviewed many of the chefs and captured the energy of Washoku Matsuri 2012. They did an excellent job directing and produced this Washoku Matsuri short film. Please take a look here > www.vimeo.com/61651943

Thank you to all Washoku Matsuri guests and sponsors!

Sincere thank you to all the guests who were in attendance at the 2012 Washoku Matsuri. A packed Kobayashi Hall as well as the crowded Shokokai Court where our Sake Institute of Ontario sponsors were keeping thirsty diners very happy. The kitchen inside and prep tables out in the hall were almost non-stop busy – a good sign! All the chefs, serve staff, organizers and volunteers say a big “domo arigato” to all the guests, sponsors and supporters of our event.

See you next year! (>_<):

Tickets SOLD OUT!


We thank all those who showed interest and hope you can join us next time. Please let us know below if you would like to be notified for future events.



Mini teriyaki hamburger
Grilled Scallop with red miso
Chicken liver pâté with miso canapé
Amusé smoked salmon
Chicken ball
Steamed snow crab
Lightly seared Wagyu slices
Grilled cod Saikyo style
Tenderloin steak
Steamed assorted mushroom
Surf clam sunomono
Ocean trout
Sweet rice cake with honey shoyu
Mixed fruit cocktail
Greet tea cake
Green tea mousse
Chocolate sake cake
Black sesame mochi cake
Crème brûlée
Green tea ice cream

Washoku Matsuri November 12th, 2012

washoku flyer

Washoku Matsuri SAVE THE DATE: NOV. 12

Come and join us for some amazing Japanese food prepared by the top Japaneses restaurants in the GTA area at the annual Washoku Matsuri taking place November 12, 2012 at the JCCC, Kobayashi Hall.