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Stay at Hotel Okura Amsterdam For A Taste of Teppanyaki 2nd- 9th November 2010
From 2nd - 9th November Hotel Okura Amsterdam, the Japanese owned hotel renowned for its cuisine, will be participating in the week long annual ‘Kookboeken7daagse’ culinary event.
Hotel Okura Amsterdam’s teppanyaki restaurant – Sazanka will play an important part in this event as it is The Netherland’s only teppanyaki restaurant with its own cookbook, ‘Sazanka – Refined Teppanyaki Cuisine’, which was written by Chef Nonaka of Hotel Okura Amsterdam.
During the event the restaurant will be serving a ‘cookbook menu’. All the courses of this menu will be from Chef Nonaka’s recipe book and guests will have the opportunity to see the Chef in action before their own eyes. The menu is priced at €79.50 per person (excluding drinks and the cookbook).
To complement the event on 11th November, Chef Nonaka will be hosting a cooking workshop at the hotel’s Taste of Okura cooking studio, which opened at the end of last year in the hotel. In the course of this culinary session, guests will have the opportunity to prepare recipes from the book together with the Chef in person. The cooking workshop is €110 per person, including drinks (recipe book not included). Reservations are required.
The 5 star Hotel Okura Amsterdam is owned by Japanese hotel company Okura Hotels and Resorts and is a member of the Leading Hotels of the World. It is located on the banks of the Amstel Canal, and holds three Michelin stars at its four restaurants and two bars, making it the ultimate place to stay and dine in the heart of the Dutch capital.
A one night stay at Hotel Okura Amsterdam costs from €210 per room per night excluding breakfast and 5% city tax. Reservations for the cookbook menu and/or the workshop can be made via restaurants@
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Notes to editors:
About Sazanka – Refined Teppanyaki Cuisine by Chef Masashi Nonaka.
Hotel Okura Amsterdam’s Teppanyaki Restaurant Sazanka has its own reference work: Sazanka – Refined Teppanyaki Cuisine by Chef Masashi Nonaka, in which 20 Japanese grilled dishes are clearly explained and illustrated step by step. The history of teppanyaki cooking is also discussed extensively, as well as the latest trends, products and materials. Sazanka – Refined Teppanyaki Cuisine is available at selected bookshops and at Hotel Okura Amsterdam at €34.50.
About the Kookboeken7daagse
The Kookboeken7daagse is a week-long national event that puts the spotlight on cookbooks. Various promotional activities about all kinds of cookbooks – old and new, thick and thin – are organised throughout the country. Sylvia Witteman will start off the Kookboeken7daagse on November 2, when she launches her new cookbook. The Bijenkorf department store will be organising a culinary week that same week, the high point of which will be the special shopping night for regular customers held on Tuesday, November 9. Signing sessions and cooking demonstrations will be held at various (culinary) bookshops in the country.
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