US Regional Competitions

Organizer SAKE SERVICE INSTITUTE
SSI INTERNATIONAL
FOOD&BEVERAGE SPECIALISTS ORGANIZATION
Supported by Mutual Trading Co., Inc.
Diamond Sponsored by Mutual Trading Co., Inc.
Sponsored by JFC International Inc. / Wismettac Asian Foods,Inc.
Coordinated by JAPANESE RESTAURANT NEWS
1.Location Los Angeles, New York (New Jersey)
2.Date & Venue June 16th (Sat) Los Angeles
SAKE SCHOOL OF AMERICA
431 Crocker Street, Los Angeles, CA 90013


June 18th(Mon) New York (New Jersey)
New York Mutual Trading Inc.,
77 Metro Way, Secaucus, NJ 07094

3.Eligibility (Candidate must satisfy one of ①~③ )
① Kikisake-shi (Sake Sommelier), International Kikisake-shi (International Sake Sommelier)
② FBO Japan Certification Holder
③ Candidate who will be certified with ① or ② by October 31st 2018
4.Entry Fee Free
5.Entry Date April 16th (Mon)~May 31st (Thur)
6.Time Schedule 9:30 Check In


10:00-11:30 1st Judging – Theory Written Exam
Sake & Shochu Service
Sake & Shochu Tasting, Sales Promotion Plan


12:30- 2nd Judging – Customer Roll Playing (10min)
Customer Roll Playing on Different Scenes and Set Categories

7.Winner Announcement ・Select one Regional Winner from two locations: Los Angeles & New York
・Those two winners from US will be competing at semifinal at World Sake Sommelier Competition in Tokyo Japan
・Awarded to cover Air Flight Round Trip Tickets to Japan and Other travel fees,
and Hotel Stay (2 days) and meals during the competition will be provided