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
Click HERE for Picnic Bento Ingredients and Recipes
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
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