It’s no secret that I absolutely love Morimoto Asia at Disney Springs, so I am thrilled to let you know about the amazing new events that you can attend during the Morimoto Asia Sakura Festival, running from March 15th through April 15th.
Cherry blossoms are some of my favorite floral blooms, and I cannot wait to see the restaurant decorated with the pink blooms of the Sakura all month long! (Be sure to get those Instagram pics!) Check out these incredible events celebrating the Sakura below and purchase your tickets here: https://www.patinagroup.com/morimoto-asia/sakura
Crooked Can Happy Hour | Thursday, March 15 | 5-7PM
Kick off the festival with Crooked Can Brewing Company’s brew masters to taste the Sakura Kolsch, available only at Morimoto Asia paired with Pan-Asian bites.
Late Night Suntory Pairing | Friday, March 23 | 9-11PM
Japanese Whiskey-based cocktails presented by Suntory paired with lite bites at Morimoto Asia’s Forbidden Lounge. Accompanied by DJ Jimmy Joslin.
Seas of Japan 101 | Friday, March 30 | 4-6PM
Every week, Morimoto Asia’s sushi chefs spend time educating the restaurant’s staff about the varieties, quality and the traditional process of breaking down the fresh fish delivered from Japan that is served. Now guests have the opportunity to attend this educational seminar learning and tasting about the seas of Japan while enjoying a sake sampling.
Morimoto Asia’s Guest Chef Series | Tuesday, April 3 | 7-9PM
Executive Chef Yuhi Fujinaga and Chef de Cuisine Hung Huynh welcome Chef Hitoshi Sugiura to kick off Morimoto Asia’s Guest Chef Series. The chefs will prepare a collaborative six-course Pan-Asian dinner, paired with wines from across the globe. Chef Hitoshi has a history of creating unique menus for restaurants and events while having received acclaimed notoriety including the “Top 8 Chef” at Italy’s 2017 VegetarianChance competition. Chef Hitoshi currently leads the team and menu creation as Executive Chef of Patinstella Restaurant in Tokyo, Japan.
Ramen Seminar and Tasting | Saturday, April 7 | 12-3PM
Spend the afternoon learning about the various types of Asian noodles and how they are made. Following the seminar, guests will visit multiple ramen stations to taste different types of ramen dishes.
Matsuri Festival | Sunday, April 15 | 12-4PM
The festival ends with a family fun day inspired by the traditional Matsuri festival of Japan. Guests can enjoy multiple Pan-Asian street food stations, 4 beer and cocktail stations throughout the interior and exterior of the restaurant. Gaming stations will include traditional Japanese carnival games, shuffleboard, origami artist, calligraphy artist, giveaways and a station in partnership with our Disney Springs neighbors, Uniqlo.
I can’t wait to check it out!
Which event(s) will you be attending? Get your tickets today!
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