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Food and Film Weekend – East Side Sushi
October 30, 2016 @ 6:00 pm
Join us for a weekend of Foodie Films! EATS has partnered with the Park City Film Series to offer these interesting and inspiring stories – something for everyone!
Sunday, October 30th: East Side Sushi – A Latina woman (Diana Elizabeth Torres) overcomes a hardscrabble existence and aspires to become a sushi chef while working in a Japanese restaurant. This is an inspirational story of overcoming adversity and realizing your dreams.
Special ticket offering: Film, two glasses of wine, sushi demo and tasting – $30/adult (limit: 200 tickets – buy online)
Ticket price: $8/adult; $7/student
Beer and wine for sale
Sushi demo (with Chef Peggi Ince-Whiting, see below) and wine: 5pm
Show time: 6pm
To buy tickets, get more information and view all films, please click here.
Peggi Ince-Whiting – Sushi Chef
Peggi Ince-Whiting has been making sushi in Utah for over 30 years. She is one of a handful of female chefs to work behind a sushi bar in Japan. Peggi was trained by Sushi Master Inou at Hama Sushi in Tokyo. After finishing her apprenticeship under Master Inou, Peggi returned to her native Utah to open her own restaurant, Ichiban Sushi. Over the 20 years that Peggi owned and operated Ichiban she received many awards and acknowledgements for her talent from US publications such as Bon Appetite Magazine, Fine Cooking Magazine and Zagats. She has also received notations in numerous Japanese publications.