EVENT: A celebration of sushi at Wegmans Chestnut Hill brings the excitement of Tokyo’s famed Tsukiji fish market straight to customers in the store. The event offers unique fish prepared by Wegmans’ premier sushi chefs. A Maguro no Kaitai show in the seafood department features a whole tuna taken apart with a 6-foot knife and portioned right in front of customers. All are invited to attend.
TIME, DATE, PLACE:
Friday, April 8, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. (Maguro no Kaitai show at 11 a.m. in the seafood department)
Saturday, April 9, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Wegmans Chestnut Hill
200 Boylston Street
Chestnut Hill, MA 02467
In partnership with Japan’s top fishmonger, Uoriki, the Sushi Fest brings together best ingredients from around the world and Wegmans Executive Chefs John Emerson, Takahiro Hachiya, Tadao Mikami, Bryan Kuo, Ted Tsao, and Satoshi Yamaguchi, all of whom trained in Tokyo to prepare the finest sushi and sashimi. They will work alongside several fish cutters from Japan during the event.
They’ll cut sashimi to order with varieties like uni (sea urchin) from California, Kampachi (similar to yellowtail Hamachi)from Hawaii, Japanese Red Seabream, Striped Jack from Tsukiji, and scallops from Hokkaido while supplies last. Additional offerings during the Sushi Fest include miso-marinated fish, select cuts of Kobe beef, Nabe kits, sake tasting, Japanese tea tasting and beautiful orchids.