Certified Sake Adviser | HYBRID COURSE | Los Angeles, CA | May 8, 2024: English

$475.00

Take your sake education to the next level and get certified as a Sake Adviser. Our course is open to hospitality industry professionals as well as serious sake enthusiasts. Students are introduced to sake through lecture, hands-on tastings, and small group discussion opportunities. Learn the history of sake, key ingredients, sake-tasting techniques, and how sake is classified. During this course, you’ll taste and examine over a dozen sake as an introduction to different sake varieties.

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Description

We are now offering a HYBRID Sake Adviser Course. Students may choose to take the course in person or online.

What is a Hybrid Class?

Our hybrid courses allow for the student to choose to take the course in person OR online. Those taking the hybrid course will all receive live instruction from your educator(s) at the same time. There is a minimum requirement of 5 students to attend IN-PERSON. If the minimum is not met, the course will become an online-only class and the in-person course will not take place. If you have any questions about our hybrid courses, please contact us at info@sakeschoolofamerica.com


Sake Adviser

Prepare yourself for a career in the restaurant, beverage, or food industry with our Certified Sake Adviser course. This course provides the fundamental background knowledge on sake production, history, and types. Students will gain the ability to speak about basic varieties of sake and production methods with confidence.

Note: Students who have obtained Certified Sake Adviser are eligible to enroll in our advanced sake certification course, Certified Sake Sommelier.


Course Date and Time

May 8, 2024

  • Hybrid Lecture: 9:00am – 5:00pm PT | 12:00pm – 8:00pm ET

May 15, 2024

  • Online Exam: 1:00pm-2:00pm PT |  4:00pm – 5:00pm ET

Please adjust accordingly for your own time zone.


Course Location

In Person

Sake School of America – 843 E 4th St, Los Angeles, CA 90013

Online

via Zoom (link will be provided prior to course)

Along with the online sake lecture and instructions, students will experience 15 sake samples guided by the instructor to illustrate the variety of key sake styles.

If you are near Los Angeles, you can pick up your sake samples in person at:
Sake School of America
843 E 4th St, Los Angeles, CA 90013
(213)830-9557
If you are outside of the Metropolitan Los Angeles area, the sake tasting can be shipped to you.

After your registration is completed, be sure to be in contact with Sake School of America administration to arrange your sake sample delivery.


Prerequisites

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

Important Notice

  • You must be age 21 or over to take this course and exam.
  • Registration will close when the course reaches capacity or the enrollment deadline (April 22nd, 2024) has passed. Please be advised, that late registration may incur additional charges for textbook rush order shipment fees.
  • Online students will receive ZOOM information after registration.
  • HYBRID classes will need a minimum of 5 students to attend IN-PERSON. If the minimum is not met, the course will become an online-only class.

Exam

May 15, 2023

  • Online Exam: 1:00pm-2:00pm PT | 4:00pm – 5:00pm ET

The 1-hour exam is comprised of 100 multiple-choice questions covering the textbook and lecture content. A blind-tasting exam is not included at the Sake Adviser level.

Note: The examination requires a minimum mark of 75% to pass.

Main Concepts

    • The history of sake in Japan
    • Sake ingredients and brewing processes
    • Sake terminology and reading sake production labels
    • The principles behind the storage, selection, and service of sake
    • Overview of sake tasting and analysis

Study Support

  • All students will receive a review guide for course preparation support. We encourage students to contact us before the course if they have questions about their course materials.

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Instructor: Toshio Ueno

Born in Yamanashi Prefecture in Japan where his family has grown wine grapes for generations, Toshio Ueno grew up helping the business from a young age. After college studies in America, he joined a pastry and wine company, where he was put in charge, overseeing the personal wine collection of the company’s president. It was at this point when intrigue set in for him to enter the world of wine stewardship and research.

Toshio Ueno is currently Director of Sake at Mutual Trading Company. With his unique knowledge and expertise in both eastern and western liquors, Jizake and Shochu of the east, and wine and beer from the west, he aims to further promote Japanese food and liquor cultures to new, international audiences.

Master Sake Sommelier, Sake Service Institute
Master of Sake, Sake Service Institute
2016 Sake Samurai, Japan Sake Brewer’s Association
2020 Awamori Jinbner, Okinawa Distillers Association
2021 Japanese Cuisine Goodwill Ambassador
2022 Yamanashi Ambassador, Yamanashi Prefectural Government
2023 Foreign Minister’s Commendation, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan
Certified Sake Educator Level 3, Wine & Spirit Education Trust 
DipWSET, Wine & Spirit Education Trust
Sake Sommelier & Shochu Sommelier, Sake Service Institute
Beer Adviser, Food & Beverage Organization Japan
Nanbu Toji Guild, Toji Candidate, Accredited Specialist

 

Additional information

Online or In Person

Online, In Person