For Immediate Release
Minamoto Restaurant will hold the Grand Opening event on August 17th, 2013
Contact: Nanako K Coates 925-726-7174
Concord, CA - Nana Bishou Enterprises, Inc. today announced that the Grand Opening event for
the Minamoto Restaurant (4305 Clayton Rd. #A, Concord, CA 94521) will be held on Saturday,
August 17th, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. There will be a purification ceremony with the Konko church
priest, Rv. Kawahatsu prior to the grand opening event at 1:30pm.
At the event, guests from the city of Concord including the Vice Mayor, Tim Grayson as well as
the Consulate General of Japan in San Francisco are expected. There will also be Mr. Richard
Hashimoto, the chairman of San Francisco Japantown merchant association and Kelly Yuka
Walton, the 2013 the Northern California Cherry Blossom Festival Queen. There will be the
famous San Francisco Dojo playing energetic taiko drumming performances to celebrate the
restaurant’s opening. Toward the end of the event at around 3:30 p.m., a buffet-style food
sampling will be provided to the guests inside the restaurant. Please refer to the program below.
TIME ACTIVITY WHO
1:30-2:00pm Purification ceremony Rv. Kawahatsu
2:00-2:20pm Taiko Performance San Francisco Taiko Dojo
2:20-2:25pm Opening Remark Frank Kirwin
2:25-2:30pm Greeting from Minamoto Nanako Coates
2:30-2:40pm Congratulatory address Vice Mayor Grayson from Concord
2:40-2:45pm Congratulatory address Consulate General of Japan
2:45-2:50pm Congratulatory address President of SF Japan town
merchant association Planned
2:50-3:00pm Sake Barrel Opening 4-5 VIPs
3:00-3:05pm Toast with crowd Richard Hashimoto
2:40-3:10pm Taiko Performance SF Taiko Dojo
3:30pm Closing Remark Frank Kirwin
4305 Clayton Rd. #A, Concord, CA 94521
OPEN: Thursday to Monday from 11 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.
For more detailed information about hours of operation and menu items, visit
www.minamoto-restaurant.com or call (925) 687-7770.
Nana Bishou Enterprises Inc.
1680 Post St., Suite A, San Francisco, CA 94115