Saturday, September 21, 2019
4:00 - 8:00 p.m.
The Center - Nisei Community Hall/Gymnasium


Restaurant, Pop-Up and
Drink Vendors:


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Proud Sponsors


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Media Sponsor 


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Passing It Forward:
From One Generation to the Next


Join us for the Center's largest fundraising event of the year in the Center’s recently renovated Nisei Community Hall/gymnasium as we celebrate  Tabemasho 2019.

This year, we will feature culinary creations from chefs, restaurants and vendors from the SF Bay Area, Hawaii and even Japan!

Many of the booths will share dishes that have been passed down to them from family, friends and mentors for us to enjoy.

We are honored to highlight special guests from Japan for our event this year:

  • Rihaku Inoue of Tokyo, Japan – A modern calligraphy artist who incorporates contemporary colors with traditional calligraphy. She designed the image for this year’s invitation, and will be selling specially created uchiwa.
  • Ryoichiro Enkawa – A 3rd generation craftsman who creates one of a kind Hita geta. He will be performing at the event and his geta will be available for purchase.
  • Momotaro Nori – One of Japan’s most prestigious brands of nori. They will feature their citrus blend “kabotsu” nori at the event, as well as sharing different ways of how to eat yaki and ajitsuke nori.

Emcee’s Wendy Tokuda and Mike Inouye will be on hand to liven up the evening!  It is definitely an event you will not want to miss.

The event will also present a silent and live auction.

Supporting the event are Presenting Sponsors:  Japan Airlines, The Henri and Tomoye Takahashi Charitable Foundation, Union Bank.

Benefactor Sponsors: Kintetsu International ExpressWells Fargo; Patron Sponsors: ComcastJapanese Chamber of Commerce of Northern California, Minami Tamaki LLP; and Media Sponsor: NBC Bay Area (as of 7/27/19).

If you are interested in becoming a sponsor of Tabemasho 2019, please view the 2019 Tabemasho Sponsor Benefits and Levels and submit a Sponsor 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.



Individual tickets: $175
Community Tables (individuals/nonprofits): $1,750 (includes ten seats)
Sponsorship and Benefits (click on link below)


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 2019

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.  

Response FormSponsorships

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. 

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Volunteer at Tabemasho 2019

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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