The Consulate General of Japan in San Francisco, in partnership with the Commonwealth Club of San Francisco, is proud to present a lecture series-JAPAN FOOD SERIES.
Three separate lectures will showcase local food industry innovators and their unique connection to Japan.

Schedule (1st and 2nd lectures):

Blue Bottle

1. Thursday, June 2, 2016:

Title- “A Perfect Brew: Blue Bottle Coffee and Japan's Culture”
Speaker- Mr. James Freeman, Founder and CEO, Blue Bottle Coffee

* The Bay Area’s own Blue Bottle Coffee has been a hot commodity in Japan since its Tokyo debut.  Known for its delicious coffee and clean, modern spaces, find out how Blue Bottle has also drawn inspiration from Japan.

Sequoia Sake

2. Monday, June 20, 2016:

Title- “The Sake Revolution: Sequoia Sake”
Speaker- Mr. Jake Myrick, Co-Founder, Sequoia Sake

*Sequoia Sake is San Francisco’s first craft sake brewery. Meet the entrepreneur who blends the tradition of sake making with modern innovation as he gives a presentation on sake, culture, and business.
Commonwealth Club of San Francisco
555 Post Street, San Francisco
5:30pm Check-in
6:00pm Program

We hope that you can attend these lectures and learn about the Japan connection in the local business.

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