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おうちごはん! Ouchigohan Japanese Picnic Bento Homecooking Class

  • Saturday, June 17, 2023
  • 5:00 PM
  • Zoom Onlilne Meeting


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おうちごはん OuchiGohan Obento Japanese Home Cooking

with Table for Two in in Georgia, Boston, Houston, Philadelphia, Washington DC, Colorado, Indiana, and New York

Saturday, June 17th, 2023 @ 5:00pm - 6:30pm ET

(4:00pm - 5:30pm CT & 3:00pm - 4:30pm MT)

$10 Members / $15 Non-members

Hosted online via Zoom

Summer days at the beach, the park or just in your backyard are ahead. Join us and learn how to make delicious & healthy Japanese Picnic Bento featuring your favorite foods. This educational and family friendly program has plenty for all ages from cute bento design, crafts, and cupcake liners to add to the fun.

Bento Cooking Class Menu

  • Karaage Fried Chicken / Tofu
  • Tamagoyaki Omelet
  • Tako Weiner Sausage
  • Lemony Cucumber Pickles
  • Marinated Mozzarella Spears
  • Rice Cupcake w/ Furikake

The class will be taught by Debra Samuels, lead curriculum and recipe developer for Wa-Shokuiku, a program of Table for Two.  Debra is an author of two cookbooks and the 2020 recipient of the John E. Thayer III Award for Outstanding Contributions to Cultural Exchange Between the United States and Japan.

 Debra Samuels leads the program content and   curriculum development of TABLE FOR TWO USA’s   Japanese inspired food education program,   “Wa-  Shokuiku -Learn. Cook. Eat Japanese!”. She was a   food writer and contributor to the Food Section of   The Boston Globe and has authored two cookbooks:   “My Japanese Table,” and “The Korean Table.” She curated the exhibit, “Obento and Built Space:Japanese Boxed Lunch and Architecture,” at the Boston Architectural College (2015) and co-curated  “Objects of Use and Beauty: Design and Craft in Japanese Culinary Tools,” at the Fuller Craft Museum (2018). Debra worked as a program coordinator and an exhibition developer at the Japanese department of the Boston Children's Museum (1992-2000).  She has lived in Japan, all together, for 12 years and specializes in Japanese cuisine.  She travels around the country and abroad teaching hands-on workshops on obento, the Japanese lunchbox. During Covid 19 she is teaching live online cooking programs to youth and adults.

The Japan-America Society of Georgia, Inc.

is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization whose mission is to promote

mutual understanding between the people of Japan

 and the state of Georgia 


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