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Takewaka: Sushi Demonstration & Reception

Photo Courtesy of Takewaka

The Garden welcomes the chef and manager from Takewaka restaurant in Tokyo, which is Garden CEO Steve Bloom’s favorite sushi restaurant (sushiya). Takewaka is located in the Tsukiji neighborhood near the world’s biggest wholesale fish and seafood market. Enjoy a demonstration and learn about Takewaka’s daily ritual which transforms fresh fish from the famous Tsukiji fish market into the delectable sushi served at Takewaka’s hospitable restaurant. Guests will enjoy sushi on a fine summer evening on the Pavilion veranda and Overlook.


  • The event will be held at Portland Japanese Garden (611 SW Kingston Ave.)
  • Please check-in at the Welcome Center.
  • Please check here to plan your trip and learn more about parking.
  • 5:30pm – Doors Open, Cocktail Hour
  • 6:00pm – Demonstration, Talk, and Q&A
  • 7:00pm – Reception & Sushi Tasting