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Sake Master Dinners and Sake Course Announced

 Yes, it’s still technically summer, but we at ki are already busy lining up an exciting autumn for our guests!  With three sake master dinners and hosting WSET’s Level 1 Award in Sake, there are several more reasons to come to ki this fall.



To commemorate Nihonshu no Hi (Sake Day), the first day of sake brewing in Japan.  Sake pairings will include sake from some of Japan’s most esteemed breweries from around Japan.  Please join host Michael Tremblay, Ki’s certified Advanced Sake Professional, for an unforgettable evening of exceptional sake paired with a special six course menu created by the chefs at ki on each evening. 


Sake Master Dinner with Niigata’s Hakkaisan Brewery

with special guest Timothy Sullivan, Sake Samurai

Hakkaisan brewery is located in Japan’s snowy northeast and encapsulates the regionality of Niigata’s sake brewing style, tanrei karakuchi (‘crisp, light, dry’).  This dinner will explore the breadth of Hakkaisan’s sake portfolio and feature several products and easily available in Canada.

Wednesday 4 October 2017  6:30PM

$175 (includes gratuity + HST) 




Sake Master Dinner with Shizuoka’s Oomuraya Shuzo 

with special guests Hibino Toji, Master Brewer of Shizuoka’s Oomuraya Shuzo, makers of the popular Wakatake brand, and Mariko Yamazaki, the Executive Director of Japan Prestige Sake Association.  

The theme of this dinner is a “tour of Japan” through sake.  Featuring the sake from Shizuoka’s Oomuraya Shuzo, this dinner will also highlight sake from other parts of Japan and discuss the regional differences that go into crafting sake in Japan.  

Thursday 5 October 2017  6:30PM **This dinner is SOLDOUT**

Friday 6 October 2017  6:30PM

$190 (includes gratuity + HST) 



 For more informationplease contact Michael Tremblay at 647.998.2100, or



Back to (Sake) School with WSET’s Level 1 Award in Sake

In partnership with the Independent Wine Education Guild (IWEG), we are proud to announce that ki will be hosting the Wine and Spirits Education Trust’s (WSET) Level 1 Award in Sake in late September.  This course offers a hands-on introduction to the world of sake, exploring the main styles and types of sake through sight, smell and taste to develop an understanding of the key factors affecting flavours and aromas.  Explore the diversity of food and sake pairing, discover the thrill of your perfect match and be armed with sake knowledge when purchasing sake in the future.  

Saturday 23 & 30 September  2017  1-4 PM