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Yelp’s Fine Art Of Sushi At Koi



Over 50 Elites and their guests came
out to Yelp's Fine Art Of Sushi Elite event at Koi in Evanston for mouth-watering Asian delights, flowing libations, impeccable service, and the opportunity to strut their sushi rolling skills with Koi's Chef Kenny.

 
Koi Sushi Event

Erica A relished in Koi's special treatment: "They really spoiled us rotten. It was everything I
could have hoped for in an Elite Event." Attendees enjoyed an impressive spread of sashimi, assorted maki, crab wontons, beef and
chicken satay, dumplings, and spring rolls paired with a consistent flow of wine, Sapporo draft, and house
sake
. Feeling a bit gluttonous, Frank N made several visits to the "jaw dropping sushi bar. The chicken and
meat satay with a peanut sauce was the icing on the cake." Newbie Elite, Carolyn T even enjoyed her first-ever tasting of sushi!

Sushi Buffet at Koi

When it came to sushi rolling, small groups gathered around Chef Kenny's table throughout the night for great fun. Real sport Vikki Y gained a new respect for the fine art of sushi when she noticed hers looked "like a sea creature (and not the cute kind)!" For others, it was a check off the bucket list and a time to gear up for Koi's new sushi class offerings starting in April.

Happy Sushi

At the end of the night, Weisun C reflected on his experience as "an event of a lifetime. From the warm greeting at the welcome table to the
parting gift bags (including a $10 gift certificate), every detail was thought of to make us all glad we
were attending."

A beyond ginormous thank you to the amazing staff at Koi (Facebook, Twitter), including special events king Joey C, dining room manager Dennis with the deep radio voice, and the ever-so-talented Sushi Chef Kenny Tan who led the group with graciousness and patience. Another big shout out to photographer Lee Klawans   who helped capture all the special moments of the evening. You can view his photos here and event reviews here.

Thanks everyone for coming, and remember it's neat to be Elite!

Until next time…See You On Yelp (SYOY)

Your North Shore Community Manager,

Angela S
Angela S

 

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