Authentic Japanese Food Appreciation & Tasting Experience

Authentic Japanese Food

Do not wait until that next trip to the Land of the Rising Sun, come down to this event and try out food samples made by a native Japanese who will also share some tips about cooking simple Japanese dishes.

In this event, we will be getting an expatriate who holds a professional teaching career in Japan to share her knowledge about Japan. Through this sharing, participants will learn to appreciate Japanese food culture.

We welcome all participants and this sharing session will be conducted primarily in English.

Presenter: Ms Sekioka Yoshimi
Organisation: Japan Foundation Asia Centre

Presenter’s Profile

With 30 years of professional experience and teaching roles under her belt, Ms Sekioka has developed a high proficiency in the areas of English language, social studies, and Japanese culture.

From humble beginnings as a former high school English Teacher and volleyball coach in Shizuoka, Ms Sekioka currently works with the Japan Foundation Asia Centre, the cultural institution appointed by the Japanese Government to execute international cultural exchange programs throughout the world.

Ms Sekioka has also undergone a significant number of teaching immersion programs and interacted with people from all walks of life and nationalities, from Australia to Canada.

Some other notable programs which Ms Sekioka is currently involved in includes the NIHONGO Partners Programme which was launched in October 2018 in Nanyang Polytechnic, to impart Japanese mannerism to students. Since its launch, students who partook in the course found numerous opportunities to interact with people residing in Japan.


  1. Familiarise with local ingredients that goes into making tantalising Japanese dishes
  2. Learn simple recipes to make your own stunning Japanese dish
  3. Explore Halal restaurants in Tokyo
  4. Q & A session
  5. Networking session

About the Venue

We are co-Hosting with A Good Space – where changemakers flourish as a community to imagine and create experiences that expand perspectives across diverse social issues.

Event Etiquette:

To ensure that all participants will have an enjoyable experience, we will appreciate that the community observes the following rules:

  1. Please be respectful to others as you would treat yourself.
  2. Should participants experience harassment from any parties, please inform the organiser/event host immediately.

* The organising community reserves the right to ban members from attending future events.

Event Details

When: 26 January 2019
Time: 4:00 – 6:00PM
Where: A Good Space | National Volunteer and Philanthropy Centre (NVPC)
Address: 6 Eu Tong Sen Street, #04-88 The Central, Singapore 059817
Admission Fees: $10 inclusive of food and drinks
Contact: (+65) 85315609 (via Whatsapp)

Refund Policy:

In the event that participants are unable to turn up for the event, they may opt for a refund with a minimum of 5 days’ notice in advance. To ensure that the facilitators and other participants are not affected by others pulling out and funds to run the workshop, our refunds are as follows:

  • 7 days prior to event: 100% Refund
  • 5 days prior to event: 50% Refund
  • 4 days or less prior to event: 0% Refund

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