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Sushi classes may bring learners pleasure in serving food

Chef Andy Matsuda Sushi Chef Institute

Cultural News, 2011 July Issue / Cutting board talk By Chef Andy Matsuda Summer vacation has begun for kids. On June 27, Eric, a 14-year-old high school student, came to our sushi school to take a 4-hour private sushi lesson with me. His mother and grandmother came with him. I taught him how to...
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New wine must be poured into fresh wine-skins

Chef Andy Matsuda Sushi Chef Institute

Cultural News, 2011 June Issue Andy Matsuda’s Sushi School / Cutting board talk By Chef Andy Matsuda As I explained earlier, the Sushi Chef Institute has moved to a new location in Torrance. The building is located at the corner of Torrance Boulevard and Van Ness Avenue, and faces the American Honda Motors headquarters...
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Imported seafood from Japan is absolutely safe

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Cultural News, 2011 May Issue Andy Matsuda’s Sushi School / Chef’s cutting board By Andy Matsuda From April 24-30, the Magic Castle in Hollywood presented “Japan Night” to raise funds for the victims of Japan’s disaster. I was asked to cater for the April 27-30 shows because Japanese magicians were featured on those nights....
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Can you tell when is the best season for California rolls?

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Cultural News, 2011 April Issue Andy Matsuda’s Sushi School / Chef’s cutting board By Andy Matsuda The world is concerned about radiation leaks from the crippled nuclear power plants in Fukushima, Japan. I am watching the sequence of events of the nuclear accident everyday. This is a very sad thing. But at the same...
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Sushi Chef Institute presents “Make Your Own Sushi!” workshop at Japanese American National Museum, March 5, 11 AM -1:30PM

Chef Andy Matsuda Sushi Chef Institute

Saturday, March 5 • 11 AM–1:30 PM, at Japanese American National Museum A one-day sushi workshop so you can enjoy sushi at home including how to make sushi rice and basic rolls, plus a special tasting of your own creations! $40 members; $50 non-members, includes admission and supplies. www.janm.org 369 East First Street, Los...
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We can make this world better with healthy recipes

Chef Andy Matsuda Sushi Chef Institute

Cultural News, 2011 March Issue Andy Matsuda’s Sushi School /Cutting board talk By Andy Matsuda Did you know that First Lady Michelle Obama is leading the “Let’s Move” nationwide campaign?  According to her video message, Michelle Obama was a busy mother who did not have enough time to cook for her children before Mr....
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Basic skills and knowledge are seeds of success

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Cultural News, 2011 February Issue Andy Matsuda’s Sushi School /Cutting board talk By Andy Matsuda Sushi was considered an expensive food in Japan until kaiten-zushi (conveyor belt sushi) restaurants became very popular there just 20 years ago. But before the 1950s and as far back as the Edo era, sushi was sold at food...
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Sushi Chef Institute to move to new location in Torrance

Chef Andy Matsuda Sushi Chef Institute

Cultural News, 2011 January Issue Andy Matsuda’s Sushi School / Cutting board talk By Andy Matsuda After a three-year effort searching for a new home, the Sushi Chef Institute will move from its current Little Tokyo location to 1123 Van Ness Ave, Torrance, CA 90501-2236 in February. The current telephone number (213) 617-6825 will...
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Sushi Safety Study is emerging at food safety conventions

Chef Andy Matsuda Sushi Chef Institute

Cultural News, 2010 December Issue Andy Matsuda’s Sushi School / Cutting board talk By Chef Andy Matsuda On November 17, I was asked to speak about “Sushi Safety Study” at the University of Arizona in Mesa near Phoenix. My lecture was part of the “Safe Food 2010” conference program sponsored by the University of...
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