A Taste of Asia: A Culinary and Cultural Experience

Join us for an evening under the stars as we present “A Taste of Asia: A Culinary and Cultural Experience” on Saturday, February 17, 2024, from 6:30–11:00 p.m. Relish the vibrant flavors and rich traditions of Asian culinary culture in a Japanese garden setting during this special inaugural event.

Guests will be given a culinary “passport” they can use to savor Asian-inspired cuisine from South Florida’s celebrated restaurants while enjoying fine wine, sake, and whiskey.

Entertainment will include a powerful Taiko drumming performance and J-Pop, and dance hits being spun throughout the evening. The event will also showcase a calligraphy demonstration, sake and whisky tastings, a pop-up art gallery,  and a live auction featuring a ride on the Goodyear Blimp, exquisite jewelry, art pieces, and luxury hotel stays.

Saturday, February 17, 2024
Starts at 6:30pm

4000 Morikami Park Road, Delray Beach, FL 33446
Chic | Trendy Attire requested
$200 per person

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Themed Food Stations

Several elite South Florida restaurants will establish gourmet food stations, each offering a specific, mouthwatering Asian dish.


Pairing Pleasures

Winebow Spirits and Niigata Sake Selections invite you to indulge in a curated selection of exceptional wines, sake, and artisanal cocktails. Delight your senses with the finest libations, each carefully chosen to enhance your culinary journey. Elevate your tasting experience and embark on a culinary adventure like no other!


Entertainment Extravaganza

Discover the bright, colorful, and fun combinations that meet the cultural depth of traditional Japanese calligraphy being showcased by Kei’s Smile Factory! Let your senses come alive with the thunderous and spellbinding Taiko drumming performance by Fushu Daiko, and keep the energy flowing with the beats of DJ Mike Locke. Join us for a night of non-stop dancing to the pulsating rhythms of J-Pop and chart-topping dance hits.  Make sure to visit the evening’s pop-up gallery by artist Sean Danconia, specializing in “Ultra Mod” mixed media art.  It’s a night of pure fun, and you won’t want to miss it!


Live Auction


Bid on exquisite jewelry, art pieces, hotel stays, and unique experiences.


Support Morikami’s 4 E’s

The Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens in Delray Beach is thrilled to host our highly anticipated annual fundraiser, A Taste of Asia, an evening to appreciate, where you can not only enjoy a kaleidoscope of delectable Asian flavors but also contribute to supporting the Morikami’s 4 E’s: Education, Exhibitions, Emotional well-being programs, and Expansion.

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