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Act Fast before Premium Sake Street Tickets Sells Out!

HYPER SAKE STREET Tickets have SOLD OUT but there’s still a chance to join us for this exclusive experience by securing a Premium Sake Ticket now.
Premium Sake ticket will give you access to SAKE STREET anytime from 12:00 pm- 8:00pm (Sunday is until 5:00 pm) for you to explore and enjoy at your convenience. Additionally, an exclusive access to SAKE & BITES pairing sessions at your chosen time upon ticket purchase, where you can explore four sake varieties paired with delectable canapés! Read along to find out more.

Here’s why you should secure your Premium Sake Tickets now before they sell out:

Take Home Sparkling Sake Spritz – For FREE!
As part of our exclusive offer, every attendee of the SAKE & BITES pairing sessions will receive a newly produced sparkling sake spritz to take home. This delightful treat is the perfect way to remember your time at the festival and continue enjoying the flavours of sake at home.

Perfect Sake & Bites Pairings: Curated Food Menu
We’ve updated our food pairing session menu! Our curated dishes are crafted to perfectly complement the delicate flavours of sake. Enjoy these delectable foods:

  • Basque Cheesecake using Sake Kasu
  • Hamachi Carpaccio
  • Umami Flavored Risotto
  • Sweet & Sour Soya Chunks

SAKE & BITES pairing sessions: 

Friday 19th July: 3:00-4:00 pm 
Saturday 20th July: 12:00-1:00 pm, 2:30-3:30 pm, 5:00-6:00 pm 
Sunday 21st July: 12:00-1:00 pm, 2:30-3:30 pm 

*40 spaces per session. * You can access HYPER SAKE STREET anytime from 12:00- 8:00pm (Sunday is until 5:00 pm) at your convenience. *For the Sake & Bites pairing session, please arrive at the Olympia Room 10 minutes prior to your chosen time.

View our list of four sake selections for the Bites & Pairing session, featuring some of the most exquisite varieties available. Be sure to check out the new list on our website to see what’s in store for your palate! 

View our full list of 36 different types of sake and liqueurs from 17 esteemed breweries across Japan.  

Meet Our Experts 

In this engaging SAKE & BITES session led by expert Natsuki Kikuya, will allow you to explore four exceptional sake varieties, each paired with delectable canapés crafted by the talented Chef Izumi Nakamura. This relaxed yet enriching event will enhance your understanding of Japanese sake culture as you savour the flavours and learn the art of perfect pairings. 

Sake Expert – Natsuki

Kikuya Natsuki is Senior Sake Researcher at Wine & Spirt Education Trust (WSET) and sake curator at newly opened sake bar Kioku Bar at the OWO Ruffles Hotel. Her family has been running a Sake brewery in Akita, and her sake journey aims to trace the path of her family roots. She is behind the WSET’s global Awards in Sake attracting over 20,000 students from 27 countries. In 2015, she was honoured with the prestigious title of ‘Sake Samurai’.

Chef – Izumi Nakamura

Izumi Nakamura, founder of 5 INCORPORATED and originally from Japan’s scenic Amakusa islands, expertly combines her culinary heritage with her roles as a food educator. With a background in pharmacy, she excels in crafting dishes that are both flavorful and nutritionally balanced. As a prominent culinary instructor and a member of the International Kikisake-shi (SSI), Izumi is celebrated for her engaging teaching style, offering innovative demonstrations and memorable events on a global scale.