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Cooking Class

  • 26 Aug 2017
  • 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  • Casa Verde’s Community Center

Menu—Asian food that can be purchased at local stores like King Soopers, Safeway, etc. 

Miso soup w/ horenso & tomago (spinach & egg)

Asian Toriniku (marinated chicken, grilled)

Temaki sushi (hand rolled sushi)

Hiyayakko (cold tofu salad)

Dorayaki (mini pancakes with Anko)


Chef—Josie Caruso-Rathe with assistants (you)

Number of participants—20

Cost—members FREE & nonmembers $25 (please bring check or cash-exact amount, if possible)

Date—Sat., Aug. 26, 2017

Time10:00 a.m. to about 2 p.m. (we clean up after cooking & eating)

Bring—bring an apron, a knife, and container(s) for leftovers

RSVP—Mon, Aug. 21, Josie Caruso-Rathe cell 332-9652 or email

She will confirm by phone or email.  If the class is full, she will call or email you about being on the "wait list."  A reminder will be emailed 2-3 days before the event.

Have to cancel?—call Josie as soon as possible so those on the "wait list" can be contacted, thank you in advance

Location—(this area has limited parking)

The cooking class will be held at the kitchen of “Casa Verde’s Community Center” located on a private driveway named Lindenwood Court.

Directions—It is located in a 2 large block community close to downtown Colorado Springs. To reach the Community Center from I-25 take the Uintah exit and go east crossing several streets including Cascade Avenue, Nevada Avenue and Wahsatch Avenue. The street after Wahsatch is North Corona. Turn north (left) onto North Corona and go 2 long city blocks to East Columbia. Turn east (right) onto Columbia St. and Lindenwood Court (brown sign for a private street) will be on the right ~1/3 of the way to the next cross street (which is Royer). Parking is limited on Lindenwood Court and on Royer. Walk into the Community Center, a green 2 story Craftsman style building.

If you have any trouble finding the Community Center on the day of the event, call Josie's cell 332-9652.

About us

The Japan-America Society of Southern Colorado is a non-profit educational and cultural organization promoting increased awareness, education, and understanding between the citizens of Southern Colorado and Japan.  Learn about the History of the JASSC.

Become a member

Join with other enthusiasts and participate in the language, foods, and activities with the opportunity to learn the culture of Japan.

Board of Directors

 President  Robin Lawrentz
 Vice President  Gary Jones
 Secretary  Linda Bragg
 Treasurer  Charissa Hartman
 Membership  Bernie DeMoss
 Communications  Kathy Kidd
 IT/Facebook  Ralph Archuleta
 At Large  Naomi Soraoka
At Large Wayne Stout
At Large Uriko Stout
At Large
 Chiaki DeMoss
 Tom Soraoka



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