Of Maki and Tempura at The Maya Kitchen

Of Maki and Tempura at The Maya Kitchen
Chef Seiji Kamura

Say ’Irasshaimase’ to Japanese Cooking as Chef Seiji Kamura, chef patron of the new Seiji Japanese Restaurant demonstrate both authentic and fusion Japanese dishes on June 9, Saturday, 9am-1pm at The Maya Kitchen. Chef Kamura will prepare Tempura Udon, Crispy Kani Pomelo Salad, Spicy Salmon Maki, Wagyu Fried Rice and Chawan Mushi (steamed egg hotchpotch).

Considered as an institution in the local Japanese cooking scene, Chef Kamura has had stints as chef, restaurant owner and manager, culinary consultant and demonstrator.  He is a Maya Cookbook consultant with two titles under his belt, Easy Japanese Cookbook for Filipino and Secrets of Japanese Cooking. He attended the Tokyo Cooking Academy and trained in Lyons, France.

Chef Kamura’s latest restaurant, aptly named ‘Seiji’ is located at Cedar Exchange Building, 1006 Arnaiz Avenue, Makati City. I haven’t been there but I’ll try it one of these days.

The Lifestyle Course for the month of June is Shawarma & Kebab on June 9, Saturday, 1:30-5:30pm.

There are 3 offerings of Certificate Courses with hands-on. Fundamentals of Bakery Production, weekdays, May 29-31 and June 1, Tuesday-Friday, 10am-3pm and June 13-15, Wednesday-Friday, 9-3pm; weekend classes are on June 2, 16, 23 and 30, Saturday, 1-5:30pm.

Basic Culinary is on weekdays, June 5-8 and June 19-22, Tuesday-Friday, 9am-3pm and weekends on June 2, 16, 23 and 30, Saturday, 8:30am-1pm.

Basic and Advanced Cake Decorating is on June 27-29, Wednesday-Friday, 10am-3pm.

For more information, log on to www.themayakitchen.com or e-mail contactus@themayakitchen.com   or visit The Maya Kitchen Culinary Center every Tuesday to Saturday at 8F  Liberty Building, 835 A. Arnaiz Avenue (Pasay Road), Makati City or call 8921185 / 892-5011 local 108.

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