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Chicago: Sake School of America Sake Adviser Class

May 7 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

- $475.00

Course Overview
Do you want to take your sake education to the next level and get certified as a Sake Adviser? Open to hospitality industry professionals as well as serious sake enthusiasts, this Sake Adviser course will dive deep into the world of sake education. Learn about the history of sake, all about sake ingredients, sake tasting and the sake classification system. During the course of the seminar, we will also taste and examine 15 unique sakes to show you the depth and breadth of sake production today. Learn More

**Disclaimer ** We reserve the right to cancel the class two weeks prior to the date of the course if there are inadequate registrants. In the case of a cancellation your course fee will be reimbursed in full, or you may choose to register for a course at a future date.

About the Teacher
Ami Nakanishi is the Vice President at New York Mutual Trading Co., a Master Sake Sommelier, Sake Sommelier, and Shochu Sommelier.

Course Overview

Conducted in English by Ms. Ami Nakanishi & Ms. Sara Guterbock
8 Hours
History of Sake
Sake Ingredients
Sake Production
Reading Sake Labels
Serving Sake
Sake Tasting and Analysis

1 Hour
100 Multiple Choice Questions
Proctored by Ms. Ami Nakanishi

Sake Tastings

Throughout the day during this course, we will taste a total of 15 sakes to illustrate the different styles and nuances of sake. Below is an overview of the sakes featured in this Sake Adviser course:

Tasting Session 1 (Kikusui Junmai Ginjo, Hakkaisan Junmai Ginjo)
Tasting Session 2 (Oze no Yukidoke Junmai Ginjo, Tamanohikari Junmai Daiginjo, Nanbu Bijin Daiginjo)
Tasting Session 3 (Nanbu Bijin Tokubetsu Junmai, Hakkaisan Tokubetsu Junmai, Suigei Tokubetsu Junmai)
Tasting Session 4 (Hakkaisan Honjozo, Kikumasa Taru, Tengumai Junmai Yamahai)
Tasting Session 5 (Born Muroka Nama Genshu, Kikusui Funaguchi)
Tasting Session 6 (Dassai Sparkling Nigori, SCB Crème de Nigori)

**Sake subject to change depending on availability**


May 7
8:30 am - 5:00 pm


Sake School of America
213- 830-9557


165 N Morgan St.
chicago, IL 60607 United States
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