KANPAI: An Evening of Sake & Ochoko Cup Painting

“CHEERS!” with Kenshin Sake

Friday, May 27, 2022
6:00pm – 8:00pm
Location: the Center’s Issei Memorial Hall
$40 Center Members, $50 General PublicJoin us for our upcoming event “KANPAI,” presented in collaboration with Kenshin Sake. During this event, the founders of Kenshin Sake, Graig Inaba and Steven Santa Maria, will present on and educate folks about the different types of sake, how to drink them, and what foods to pair them with for the perfect marriage. Everyone will also be able to participate in a “do it yourself” sake cup marble dye activity, where they will design and take home their own uniquely decorated set of “ochoko” sake cups. We are excited to raise our glasses with you, KANPAI!


About Kenshin Sake

Based out of San Francisco, California, Kenshin Sake is an online sake retailer founded by Graig Inaba and Steven Santa Maria. Striving to fulfill their mission to provide curated, high-quality sake from the best producers in the world, Graig and Steven continuously seek out high-quality products, educate those around them, and look to bring out the full potential of sake. From the aromas and tastes to the perfect food pairings, Graig and Steven are committed to rolling up their sleeves and putting in the work to both share their passion and provide the finest of sakes with many. “Kenshin” translates to “to see clearly,” reflecting the founders’ frustration with the (mis)information overload surrounding sake in the United States; what Graig and Steven mean by “kenshin,” is

To see clearly allows us to enjoy the elegant qualities of sake

To see clearly allows us to enjoy the new experiences of sake

To see clearly allows us to enjoy the stories of breweries and their brewers

To see clearly allows us to enjoy sake together

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May 27 2022


6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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