The â€œNakayoshi CafÃ©â€ is coming back for the Annual Soy & Tofu Festival on Saturday, June 7th in San Franciscoâ€™s Japantown (Peace Plaza, Post at Buchanan Streets) to help fundraise for the NichiBei Foundation, publishers of the NichiBei Weekly Japanese American newspaper that will receive 100% of all our proceeds.
The festival will run from 11 a.m.- 5 p.m., but volunteers are needed to help from 8:30 a.m. until 6 p.m. in the kitchen at Konko Church (1909 Bush Street,Â SF 94115)Â and/or with selling at our booth. Â Please sign up for shifts here.
*We kindly ask that all volunteers come prepared with the following: Apron, gloves, closed-toed shoes, long hair tied back, hair-net/hat, and look fab sporting your Nakayoshi Tâ€™s!
Donâ€™t miss this opportunity to serve in our community together and give back to a great cause.Â Visit our eventâ€™s Facebook page to notify us of your plans.Â For those unable to volunteer,Â invite family and friendsÂ to tryÂ ourÂ deliciousÂ tofu-filled dishes.Â For more information, contact Erika Shimizu at eks003[@]msn.com.
Thanks, and we hope you can make it!
Join Nakayoshi and sell spam musubis or make arts & crafts at the Japanese Cultural and Community Center of Northern California (JCCCNC)’s Children’s Day Festival this year. Nakayoshi will be operating the spam musubi booth at the annual Kodomo No Hi (Children’s Day) Festival in SF Japantown on Saturday, May 3th, 2014.Â All proceeds will go toward the JCCCNC.
You have the option (or do both!) of volunteering for the following fun festival booths:
1) Spam Musubi booth/kitchen
— [Shift 1] 8:30am-12:30pm (prep, cook,selling)
— [Shift 2] 12:00pm to 4:00pm (selling, cook, clean-up)
2) Japanese American Citizens League (JACL) Arts and Crafts Table
— [Shift 1] 11:00am – 12:30pm
— [Shift 2] 12:30pm – 2:00pm
— [Shift 3] 2:00pm – 3:30pm
Sign up for a shift by following this link:
Spam Musubi Volunteers – Please bring a hat or similar covering for your hair for when you are preparing and handling food. Aprons also recommended.
If you are unable to volunteer but will be at the festival, stop by our booth, say hello and buy our delicious musubis or make beautiful arts & crafts pieces 🙂 Festival runs in Japantown Peace Plaza from 11:00am to 4:00pm.
Thank you, and we look forward to seeing you at the festival! If you have any questions, please contact Keith Stevens. Â Contact details on our Facebook event page:Â https://www.facebook.com/events/212738675602473/
Nakayoshi needs your help with our upcoming fundraiser! We’ve beenasked to provide concessions and serve dinner for participants at the International Karate League Tournament at the JCCCNC on Saturday, July 20, 2013. Please sign up to prep food the night before, bring bake sale items to sell, or help out directly on the day of the tournament! Sign up on our Google Doc at:Â http://goo.gl/EmYAu
Concessions prep (making spam musubi) will be held at Haruka’s house the evening before on Friday, July 19 (more info on Google Doc)
Bake sale items need to be dropped off on July 20 at JCCCNC by 9:00am (sign up on Google Doc)
Volunteers needed for the following shifts (sign up on Google Doc):
Concessions Booth – Morning Shift (3+ volunteers): 8am-12:30pm
Concessions Booth – Afternoon Shift (3+ volunteers): 12pm-4pm
Kitchen Dinner Prep (6+ volunteers): 12pm-5:30pm
Dinner Service/Cleanup (16+ volunteers): 5pm-9pm
Google Doc Link:Â http://goo.gl/EmYAu
New England Clam Chowder in Bread Bowl
Vegetarian Chili in Bread Bowl
Please contact Haruka at (415) 203-7002 or haruka[at]gmail[dot]com if you have any questions. Thanks and hope you can help out!
Information on the International Karate League Tournament can be found at:http://ikltournaments.org/download/IKL%202013%20-%20San%20Francisco%20-%20Tournament%20Program.pdf