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Come discover the joy of soy at the seventh annual Northern California Soy and Tofu Festival

A fundraiser for the Nichi Bei Foundation, to support the publication of the Nichi Bei Weekly

• Cooking Demonstrations • Soy & Tofu Vendors • Soy & Tofu Dessert Competition • Live Performances • Soy Samples • Raffle • Food Trucks • Soy Education

WHEN: Saturday, June 17, 2017, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.

WHERE
Event Center at Saint Mary’s Cathedral
1111 Gough St. (at Geary Boulevard)
San Francisco

ADMISSION: $10 in advance / $15 at the door* • Buy THREE, get one FREE!

FREE TOTE to the first 500 in attendance

 

Eventbrite - Seventh Annual Northern California Soy and Tofu Festival

Soy and Tofu Festival 2017 – June 17 at the Event Center at Saint Mary’s Cathedral

WHEN
Saturday, June 17, 2017, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

WHERE
Event Center at Saint Mary’s Cathedral
1111 Gough St. (at Geary Boulevard)
San Francisco’s Japantown

Eventbrite - Seventh Annual Northern California Soy and Tofu Festival

The mission of the Northern California Soy and Tofu Festival is to educate the public about the health benefits and various uses of soy and tofu. In adhering to these goals, the Northern California Soy and Tofu Festival — an annual fundraiser for the Nichi Bei Foundation — strives to be a vehicle for community-building and leadership development while adhering to the Foundation’s mission of keeping the community connected, informed and empowered.

This exciting culinary and cultural event showcases soy and tofu vendors, provides an educational forum on the various uses and benefits of soy and tofu, offers live music and cultural entertainment, interactive games and tofu eating contests, and culminates with the Soy and Tofu Dessert Competition.

Proceeds from the Festival help to publish the first nonprofit ethnic community newspaper of its kind in the country, the Nichi Bei Weekly.

Buy your Raffle Tickets!

The Soy and Tofu Festival Raffle is another great opportunity to help support the Nichi Bei Foundation. Here is a partial list of our exciting prizes:

• TOTO WASHLET S350e Toilet Seat ($1,500 value) by TOTO Washlet San Francisco
$500 cash by Nichi Bei Foundation
$100 Apple gift card
1 night stay ($200+ value) at Hotel Kabuki – a Joie de Vivre Hotel
2 Tickets to Kristi Yamaguchi’s Golden Moment ( $300 value) by Kristi Yamaguchi’s Always Dream Foundation
2 San Francisco Giants
Two 2-day passes to J-POP Summit ($100 value)

and many more!!

Buy it from any committee member or at the festival!

Entertainment Schedule for the seventh annual Northern California Soy and Tofu Fest June 17, 2017

The Event Center Stage

Patron’s Hall, The Event Center at Saint Mary’s Cathedral,

1111 Gough St. at Geary Blvd., San Francisco

 

11:15 a.m.    Chung Ngai Dance Troupe

12 p.m.         Parangal Dance Company

12:30 p.m.    MJ Lee.

1 p.m.           Trace Repeat

1:45 p.m.      Soy & Tofu Dessert Competition

2:30 p.m.      San Jose Taiko

3:15 p.m.      Aidan James

4 p.m.           G Yamazawa

 

Tiny Tofu Town: Halls A & B

Children’s and Adult Activities, Face Painting, Balloon Twisting

 

Education / Health & Wellness Hall

Soy Education, Massage Therapy, Asian American Donor Program Marrow Drive

 

Cooking Demonstrations in Hall C

11:30 a.m.    Megumi Natto

4:30 p.m.      TBD

*Schedule as of June 13, subject to change.

Entertainment lineup announced!

We are proud to announce an exciting entertainment lineup for the seventh annual Northern California Soy and Tofu Festival, which will be held on Saturday, June 17, 2017, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., at The Event Center at St. Mary’s Cathedral, 1111 Gough Street (at Geary Boulevard) in San Francisco. From breakout national stars like spoken word poetry / hip-hop act G Yamazawa from North Carolina and ukulele virtuoso Aidan James from Hawai‘i, to emerging artists with debut albums like singer-songwriter MJ Lee. and Trace Repeat, an Oakland-based Asian American funk band that defies stereotypes, the day is balanced by outstanding cultural performances such as the iconic San Jose Taiko, Parangal Dance Company (Filipino dance) and Chung Ngai Dance Troupe (lion dancing).

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Check out our reduced food vendor and artisan vendor fees! Become a Soy and Tofu Fest Vendor!

** Food trucks: was $390, now $275

** Food vendors: was $395-$495, now $200-250

** Artisan Craft vendors: was $200, now $150

Do you have an exciting food product or food truck that utilizes soy that you want to share with the masses?

Do you have a unique handmade item with an Asian feel appeal to it?

The Northern California Soy and Tofu Festival is actively seeking product vendors for this unique and creative event.

Vendors will be mentioned in promotional material, in the Nichi Bei Weekly, on the Soy and Tofu Fest Website and in the Northern California Soy and Tofu Festival program. Vendors can sell non-perishable soy and tofu-related products and other items at the event.

We’re also accepting vendor booths related to health and community-based nonprofits. After all, the Nichi Bei’s mission is to keep the community connected, informed and empowered.