Saturday, September 15, 2018
4:00 - 8:00 p.m.
The Center - Nisei Community Hall/Gymnasium

**UPDATE 8.31.18**  We are close to a sell-out if you are interested in attending, please call us at (415) 567-5505.  Thank you!


Restaurant, Pop-Up and Drink Vendors:



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Proud Sponsors


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 Union Bank

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Japan Center Garage

Media Sponsor

The Center presents

REIMAGINE: Celebrating 45 Years and a New Beginning

Join us on Saturday, September 15th, in the Center’s newly renovated Nisei Community Hall/gymnasium as we celebrate the 45th Anniversary of our incorporation at the JCCCNC’s annual fundraising event Tabemasho 2018.

The event will feature dishes representing Japanese culture, Nikkei comfort foods and innovative dishes prepared by popular Bay Area restaurants and chefs as well as exciting new pop-up businesses/chefs like Clint and Yoko Tan of Noodle in a Haystack. We will also feature trendy and fun drinks like Japanese whiskey, craft beers and sake cocktails. Additional details will be added as new restaurants, chefs and vendors are confirmed.

Back by popular demand – Matsuri-style yatai (food booths)!  Instead of serving a traditional banquet dinner as we have in the past, this year we will feature matsuri-style food booths hosted by local restaurants and community chefs. Come graze your way through a Japanese festival with friends, family and loved ones! Don't be late... registration and silent auction open at 3:00 p.m., food booths open at 4:00 p.m. and the program will start at 5:00 p.m.

The event will also present a live auction featuring a trip to Japan for four with airfare donated by Japan Airlines (JAL) and 4-night accommodations provided by Kintetsu Travel (KIE).

Supporting the event are Presenting Sponsors Japan Airlines, The Henri and Tomoye Takahashi Charitable Foundation, Union Bank; Benefactor Sponsors: Kintetsu International, Wells Fargo; Patron Sponsors: Comcast, Japan Center Garage, Japanese Chamber of Commerce of Northern California, Minami Tamaki LLP, Recology (as of 7/27/18).  If you are interested in becomming a sponsor of Tabemasho 2018, please view the Sponsorship Benefits and Levels and submit a Sponsorship Response Form.

Call (415) 567-5505 or email for additional information. The Center is located at 1840 Sutter Street, San Francisco, CA 94115.

Proceeds from the event will go towards the development of dynamic cultural, educational, social and outreach programs that serve the 185,000 visitors the Center welcomes each year.





We are close to selling out! 
If you are interested in attending, please call us at (415) 567-5505.

Tabemasho raises critical funds for the Center’s programs and activities that serve thousands of ethnically diverse individuals every year and sustain our organization for future generations.


Sponsor Tabemasho 2018

Outreach and publicity for this event will be to more than 35,000 San Francisco Bay Area Asian American households, another 5,000 throughout the United States, Northern California's largest Japanese American newspaper and local media groups with a combined circulation of more than 25,000.


Place a Program Ad

The program booklet will feature special messages from politicians and community leaders and is a wonderful way to show your support and help promote your business to thousands of community members, guests, volunteers and sponsors who will receive this commemorative booklet.  

Volunteer at Tabemasho 2018

Tabemasho would not be possible without the collaboration of various organizations and 200+ volunteers who help to bring individuals and families together for a memorable night in the community.


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