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    The JCCCNC serves close to 100,000 people annually through its classes, programs and workshops, and community events, hosting over 80 on-going classes and programs for people of all ages. Read More

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New Year’s Good Luck Foods with Sonoko Sakai
Saturday, December 2
10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Learn how to prepare traditional Oshogatsu (Japanese New Year’s) dishes and the symbolic meanings behind these foods at Sonoko Sakai’s next cooking workshop! More…


Winter Kaiseki Workshop
Saturday, December 9
12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.



Enjoy learning how to prepare and tasting a traditional multi-course kaiseki menu inspired by traditional New Year’s foods! More…


Mochitsuki Workshops
Saturday, December 16
11:00 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. (30 min. shifts throughout the day)

Help pound and prepare up to 2 lbs. of mochi to take home for the Oshogatsu (New Year’s) holiday! More…


We’re looking for new instructors!

Have a skill or hobby that you want to share? We’re searching for new instructors who can add their talents to the diverse programs we offer each year. Take a moment to fill out our Instructor Recruitment form here.

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Our ‘Comfort and Joy’ Holiday Auction is Now Open!
November 22 – December 3, 2017

Find some great holiday gifts and support the Center at our online holiday auction at Bidding for Good! More…


 Community Kitchen – Nabe Night
Tuesday, November 28
6:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.

Join us for our final Community Kitchen night of the year and enjoy a hot boiling nabe (Japanese hotpot) dinner! More…


The Art of Screen Printing
Saturdays, January 13, 2018 – February 3, 2018
1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Sign up for our newest ongoing art class starting in January and learn how to screen print! More…


Dessert Mochi Workshop
Saturday, January 20, 2018
2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Local chef Kaori Becker will teach you how to make 4 different kinds of delightful dessert mochi, including ice cream mochi! More…

  • Upcoming Special Events

    Nov
    28
    Tue
    6:30 pm Community Kitchen – November 28,...
    Community Kitchen – November 28,...
    Nov 28 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
    Community Kitchen - November 28, 2017 @ JCCCNC | San Francisco | California | United States
      A shared evening of cooking and dinner with recipes from the community! Tuesday, November 28, 2017, 6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. $16 for JCCCNC Members, $20 for General Public JCCCNC’s Community Kitchen is our ongoing[...]
    Dec
    2
    Sat
    10:00 am Cooking with Sonoko Sakai: New Y...
    Cooking with Sonoko Sakai: New Y...
    Dec 2 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
    Cooking with Sonoko Sakai: New Year's Good Luck Foods @ JCCCNC | San Francisco | California | United States
    Cooking with Sonoko Sakai: New Year’s Good Luck Foods Saturday, December 2, 2017 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Instructor: Sonoko Sakai $95 JCCCNC Members $120 General Public             The Japanese[...]
    Dec
    9
    Sat
    12:00 pm Winter Kaiseki Cooking Workshop
    Winter Kaiseki Cooking Workshop
    Dec 9 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
    Winter Kaiseki Cooking Workshop @ JCCCNC | San Francisco | California | United States
    Winter Kaiseki Workshop Saturday, December 9, 2017 12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Instructor: Larry Sokyo Tiscornia and Kimika Soko Takechi $45 JCCCNC Members $55 General Public Our popular seasonal Kaiseki cooking workshops consist of an elegant multi-course[...]
    Dec
    16
    Sat
    all-day 2017 Mochitsuki Workshops
    2017 Mochitsuki Workshops
    Dec 16 all-day
    2017 Mochitsuki Workshops @ Japanese Cultural and Community Center of Northern California | San Francisco | California | United States
    Mochitsuki Workshops Saturday, December 16, 2017 11:00 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. (1/2 hour shifts) $15 JCCCNC Members, $20 General Public Register by Thursday, December 14, 2017 $15/person for JCCCNC Members $20/person for general public Children 5[...]
    Jan
    20
    Sat
    2:00 pm Dessert Mochi with Kaori Becker
    Dessert Mochi with Kaori Becker
    Jan 20 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
    Dessert Mochi with Kaori Becker @ JCCCNC | San Francisco | California | United States
    Dessert Mochi with Kaori Becker Saturday, January 20, 2018 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Instructor: Kaori Becker $55 JCCCNC Members $65 General Public   Mochi is both a traditional and modern ingredient to making sweets that[...]
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