Sakura Night Celebration

Chef Takayuki Omi (R) of #therawbar at Fairmont Pacific

Chef Takayuki Omi (R) of #therawbar at Fairmont Pacific

On April 19 I attended this wonderful celebration of the Cherry Blossoms and a wonderful evening held at Tojo’s Restaurant.

Skewers from Zakkushi

Skewers from Zakkushi

Selection of Sushi from Tojo's Restaurant

Selection of Sushi from Tojo’s Restaurant

Selection of Sushi from Tojo's Restaurant

Selection of Sushi from Tojo’s Restaurant

Zen Japanese Restaurant

Miso Sablefish by Zen Japanese Restaurant

Miku Restaurant chefs plating their Sushi

Miku Restaurant chefs plating their Sushi

Candied Salmon Gelato & Sake Sorbetto plated by James of Bella Gelateria

Candied Salmon Gelato & Sake Sorbetto plated by James of Bella Gelateria

Featuring dishes from chefs at Tojo’s Restaurant, featuring sensational Japanese cuisine created by Tojo’s Restaurant, Zen Japanese Restaurant, Hapa Izakaya, The RawBar at Fairmont Pacific Rim, Miku Restaurant as well as Zakkushi and Bella Gelateria.

Linda Poole, Executive Director of the Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival welcomed everyone, this was a fabulous event to celebrate the blossoms and spring.

Thank you to our photographer Michelle Hondl for capturing the night so well.

By: Richard Wolak