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Kitchen 101: Sushi Rolling

Thursday, July 27, 2023 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm


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Join Chef Wendi James in Hill Center’s kitchen! This class covers how to cook sushi rice, what ingredients you will need, techniques on rolling the different types of sushi and how to pair the sushi with different sauces. Chef Wendi James will teach you how to roll hand rolls (temaki) and in-side-out rolls (uramaki) with a variety of veggies and fish, including pickled daikon, eel, avocado and spicy tuna. Plan on coming with an appetite, as there will be plenty of sushi to enjoy!

Complimentary beer and wine is included in the price of the course!

About Wendi: Wendi James received a Cuisine and Pastry Diplome from Le Cordon Bleu in Paris in 1997 and has completed advanced courses in chocolate and sugar from The French Pastry in Chicago.​ Since 1997, her work experience includes stints at Restaurant Gerard Besson (Paris), Restaurant Daniel (New York), The Inn at Little Washington (Virginia), and Charlie Trotter’s (Chicago).
Wendi also holds a BA in Hospitality Management from the University of Illinois. You can find this talented Chicago native offering culinary instruction and planning events at various venues in the DC metropolitan area. Wendi travels to Paris yearly to continue to explore the city she loves and all the delicious delicacies that Paris offers. She would love to share her experience and love of food with you.

Hill Center is dedicated to making our programming equitable and accessible to all. If cost, accessibility, or other obstacles are a barrier to attending a program, please contact and we will be happy to work out a solution.

This class requires at least 6 participants. Please note that registration will close a few days in advance to give our chef time to shop for the correct amount of ingredients. 
If you need assistance registering, please check out these step-by-step instructionsvideo tutorial or call (202) 549-4172 for assistance.


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Thursday, July 27, 2023
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Wendi James




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921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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