Andaz San Diego and Katsuya by S+ARCK To Host The Art of Sushi & Sake at Andaz Salon Event | September 18th

September 4, 2012

Join celebrated Chef Adam Cho of Katsuya by S+ARCK, for a sumptuous culinary exploration of sushi and sake pairings at “The Art of Sushi & Sake,” the latest Andaz Salon event. The event will be held on Tuesday, September 18 at 6 pm, beginning with sake tasting in the Katsuya by S+ARCK atrium.  Guests will then move upstairs to the Ivy Rooftop at Andaz San Diego for an interactive lesson in the art of sushi making followed by another paired tasting.

The cost of "The Art of Sushi & Sake"event is $35 per person and will include:

Chef Adam Cho
·      Sake Tasting: Guests will enjoy a flight of five premium sakes and explore the libation’s history, cultural significance, how it is made, how to buy it and the best dishes to pair it with.

·      Sushi Making: Chef Adam Cho will demonstrate his signature approach to preparing sushi, showcasing a variety of rolls, ingredients, and techniques used to create the delicious selections served daily at Katsuya by S+ARCK. During the demonstration, guests will also explore the history and traditions of the cuisine and its place in Japanese and American cultures.

Andaz Salon, a regular series of events held at Andaz San Diego, offers the opportunity for guests and neighbors to engage in creative inspiration under the guidance of a unique event host who leads a spirited discussion with a collection of local influencers. From art exhibits to wine and cheese immersions, local music and dance performances, and culinary demonstrations, guests experience the local scene through the eyes of leading cultural arbiters.

Ivy Rooftop at Andaz San Diego
Andaz San Diego is an 'urban escape' known for friendly and uncomplicated service, sophisticated design and unpretentious style.  Located in the heart of the Gaslamp Quarter, the cornerstone of the property is a 159 room hotel with 17 suites, each with custom fixtures and amenities, flat panel televisions and generously sized glass-enclosed bathrooms. Guests can enjoy complimentary welcome beverages while being checked in via iPads as well as complimentary amenities such as wireless Internet, local phone calls, and a mini-bar with non-alcoholic beverages and snacks.

A center of nightlife, Andaz San Diego offers guests the Ivy Entertainment experience including the Ivy Nightclub, Ivy Wine Bar and Ivy Rooftop, a sultry rooftop bar and lounge with stunning skyline views, pool and private cabanas. Additional amenities include 10,000 square feet of flexible meeting and function space

Katsuya San Diego
Featuring the dynamic pairing of Master Sushi Chef Katsuya Uechi and design impresario Philippe Starck, Katsuya by S+ARCK San Diego is truly a feast for the senses. With specialty cocktails, unique rolls, Robata dishes and spectacular sushi and sashimi platters, Chef Uechi skillfully orchestrates an unforgettable culinary experience. Signature dishes include Crispy Rice with Spicy Tuna, Yellowtail Sashimi with Jalapeño and Miso-Marinated Black Cod.

To RSVP to The Art of Sushi & Sake, please call Katsuya at 619-814-2000.  The Andaz San Diego is located at 600 F Street in Downtown San Diego.