Imagine getting into the mind of, or getting to spend a day in the life of, a true sushi master. The documentary Jiro Dreams of Sushi pays tribute to one of Tokyo's oldest, most revered sushi masters, Jiro Ono. The owner and sushi master at 10-seat Sukiyabashi Jiro in Tokyo, Ono is considered the greatest sushi chef in the world.
Thanks in part to Sushi Club of Houston and its president, Carl Rosa, the MFAH will be offering a special screening of Jiro Dreams of Sushi this April, from Friday, April 13, through Sunday, April 22. Tickets can be purchased in advance on the MFAH website.
The Sushi Club of Houston will be holding two events during the final weekend of the movie screening. Both events are in direct relationship to the movie.
The first will be a class on sushi etiquette and how to make sushi, that will take place on Saturday, April 21, from 6 to 8 p.m. It will be held at the Tachibana School of Ikebana.
The second event is a special post-screening dinner hosted by the Sushi Club of Houston at Kata Robata, presided over by James Beard-nominated Chef Manabu Horiuchi.
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Both events will be $35. Rosa says that tickets will be released this evening, March 19, at 8 p.m., and typically sell out within 90 seconds. First notification is going to Sushi Club of Houston members, which currently number at 3,700.
Sushi Club membership is free to all members, so if you'd like to try and get a piece of the action, register today before 8 p.m.