2011 San Diego Beer & Sake Festival

June 23, 2011 | 6PM

San Diego Marriott Del Mar
11966 El Camino Real San Diego, CA 92130

The Japan Society of San Diego and Tijuana (JSSDT) is proud to host the 9th Annual Beer & Sake Festival on Thursday, June 23rd, 2011 at the San Diego Marriott Del Mar. The tasting event brings together San Diego’s top sushi chefs to showcase their Japanese culinary and sake traditions for the San Diego community.

The festival will highlight imported Japanese beers and local microbrews and many flavors, styles and quality levels of sake. In addition to the tastings, the festival will feature culinary creations from the most talented chefs in San Diego. Restaurants including Top of the Market, Sushi on a Roll, The Marine Room, Alchemy, Shimbashi Izakaya, Negai and more will display signature dishes and sushi creations.

During the festival, guests can enter to win prizes during a raffle and silent auction. The San Diego Taiko drum group will perform throughout the evening and guests will have the opportunity to vote for their favorite restaurant dish, sake and imported beer. The restaurants and beverages with the most votes will be dubbed the 2011 Beer and Sake Festival “Best of Show.”

Proceeds from the event support the JSSDT’s educational programs that build bridges between the people of Japan and the San Diego/Tijuana region, including language competitions, internships, educational exchanges, and sports exchanges.

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