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Soba Noodle & Japanese Whisky Master Class with Candice Kumai

November 6 @ 5:00 pm


Do you enjoy watching cooking shows? Are you a fan of Japanese cuisine? Then this is the program for you!

Come join us for an exclusive demo with the renowned Candice Kumai, an awarded author, top-tier chef, and all-around superstar on Selena Gomez’s new hit TV series on HBOMax, Selena + Chef. During her live presentation, Candice will demonstrate how to prepare mouthwatering and authentic Japanese soba that you will love to devour. She will also be sharing some great tips on how to incorporate delicious Suntory whisky into your own cooking, for maximum flavor and style.

Be sure to check out Candice’s cooking videos on her website for more inspiration and fun, and don’t miss out on this special chance to learn from a celebrity chef! We look forward to seeing you at the demo.



Date and Time:
November 6, 2020 @ 5:00 PM (Pacific Time)
November 7, 2020 @ 9:00 AM (Japan Time)

Price: FREE!


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Our Amazing Speaker:

Candice Kumai     

Candice Kumai
Named “The Golden Girl of Wellness” by both ELLE and Forbes, Candice sits on The Well+Good Council and was recently chosen as one of Arianna Huffington’s “Top 20 New Role Models.” She is a classically trained chef, former TV host, and former-model-turned journalist. A six-time best-selling author, her latest book, Kintsugi Wellness, combines her wellness wisdom and traditional Japanese heritage with a culinary prowess.



Namiko Kajiwara

Namiko Kajiwara | Partner, World Innovation Lab
Namiko is Partner, Corporate Innovation at World Innovation Lab. She is an innovator and advisor in food. Her first smash hit was Kirin Free in 2009, the worlds’ first 0.00% non-alcoholic beer. After acquiring an MBA at Stanford in 2015, she joined World Innovation Lab. She works with Japanese companies and local talents to launch food innovation projects, such as Stonemill Matcha and Air Restaurant. Stonemill Matcha is a California-style matcha cafe in San Francisco. Air Restaurant was bringing Japanese top chefs to the Bay Area, creating special pop-up dinners with local top chefs. She is also a speaker, mentor, and lecturer at conferences and schools, including Stanford, FoodInno, Nikkei Ag/Sum, and more.


Generously supported by the Consulate General of Japan in San Francisco
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Whisky kindly provided by Suntory
Suntory Whisky


November 6
5:00 pm
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