Certified Sake Adviser | HYBRID COURSE | Secaucus, NJ | September 27, 2021: English

$475.00

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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 2 day course, you’ll taste and examine over a dozen sake as an introduction to different sake varieties.

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 chose 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 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, including popular brands, with confidence.

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


Course Date and Time

Monday, September 27, 2021

  • Hybrid Lecture: 11:00am – 6:00pm ET | 8:00am – 3:00pm PT
  • In-Person Exam: 6:00pm -7:00pm ET | 3:00pm-4:00pm PT

Tuesday, September 28, 2021

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

Please adjust accordingly for your own timezone.


Course Location

In Person

New York Mutual Trading– 77 Metro Way, Secaucus, NJ 07094

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 nearby Los Angeles, you can pick up your sake samples in person at:
Miyako Sushi & Washoku School

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 (Sept. 10, 2021) has passed. Please be advised, 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

Monday, September 27, 2021

  • In-Person Exam: 6:00pm -7:00pm ET | 3:00pm-4:00pm PT

Tuesday, September 28, 2021

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

The 1-hour written exam is comprised of 100 multiple choice questions covering the textbook and lecture content. 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 in advance of the course if they have questions about their course materials.

Instructor: Timothy Sullivan

With his first sip in 2005, Timothy Sullivan simply fell in love with premium Japanese sake.  This inspired him to start the first sake blog in the United States: UrbanSake.com, America’s most popular sake blog & education website. His passion for sake has grown this site into America’s leading resource for sake-related news, events, and education.  In 2007, the Japanese Sake Brewer’s Association awarded Sullivan the title of “Sake Samurai” in recognition of his work to promote sake outside of Japan.

Founder, UrbanSake.com, America’s foremost sake website
2007 Sake Samurai, Japan Sake Brewer’s Association
International Sake Sommelier, Sake Service Institute
Certified Sake Educator Level 3, Wine & Spirit Education Trust
Co-founder, SakeJourneys.com
Official Brand Ambassador, Hakkaisan Sake Brewery

Additional information

Online or In Person

Online, In Person