toronto sushi festival

Toronto is getting a huge sushi festival

If you're looking to elevate your sushi game from food court to fine dining, then you'll want to check out the Washoku Matsuri Japanese Food Festival that is coming to Toronto next month.

The top Japanese chefs in the country will congregate at the Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre to serve up authentic dishes from Japan's Ehime region, including an assortment of sake, shochu and yes, sushi.

The November 18 event will also feature cooking demonstrations, traditional Japanese entertainment, and more. Last year's edition saw chefs from such buzzed-about Toronto spots as Rin Sushi and Zen Japanese Restaurant, and heritage education by Salon de Tea + Kimono.

The only drawback? The $225-$250 price tag per ticket. But at that rate, it's bound to be the bougiest sushi in Canada and well worth the splurge for any sushi lover.

Lead photo by

Washoku Matsuri


Join the conversation Load comments

Latest in Eat & Drink

Toronto's first funnel cake restaurant permanently shuts down

Popular Toronto gaming bar is trying to raise $100K to stay open

New Toronto restaurant hoping to conquer COVID and Crosstown construction

Toronto's oldest Mexican restaurant has permanently closed

Chick-fil-A is opening two more locations in Toronto

Toronto restaurant transforms into Turkish bakery as it waits for lockdown to end

Toronto restaurant naming menu after office supplies so you can expense your meals

You can get cheap prix fixe menus at 75 Toronto restaurants next week