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  • News Release: 07/30/2013

    July 30, 2013
    For Immediate Release
    Contact: Nanako K Coates   925-726-7174

    Minamoto Restaurant will hold the Grand Opening event on August 17th, 2013

    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                                                    

    Minamoto Restaurant
    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
    (415) 563-4486