The Sake Education Council

Future events

  • Advanced Sake Professional Course in Japan

    Starts > February 09 - 2016

    Ends > February 13 - 2016

    Location > Tokyo, Japan

    The next Level II (ASP) course is scheduled for February 09 to 13, 2016. It will, as usual, be centered in Tokyo with bus and train trips to several kura that are within a day trip of Tokyo.
    If you are indeed interested, please read this document, which presents more detailed information about the ASP “Level II” course. If you have any questions, feel free to ask.
    Please send an email at to confirm attendance.

  • Certified Sake Professional Course and Exam

    Starts > March 28 - 2016

    Ends > March 30 - 2016

    Location > Sunda restaurant, Chicago, IL

    The content of this intensive sake course will be identical to that of the Sake Professional Course held each January in Japan, with the exception of visiting sake breweries. The course is recognized by the Sake Education Council, and those that complete it will be qualified to take the exam for Certified Sake Professional, which will be offered on the evening of the last day of the course. 
    The cost for the three-day class, including all materials and sake for tasting, is US$899. Participation is limited and reservations can be made now to secure a seat, with payment due by February 28, 2016
    For more information and a view of the daily syllabus, please go here.
    Testimonials from past participants can be found there as well.
    For reservations or inquiries, please send an email to

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