Sushi Fundraiser for St. Jude's

May 27, 2012 7:13:06 AM PDT
From May 27 through June 2, 2012, RA Sushi restaurant and bar holds its eighth annual "Nicky's Week" fundraiser.

All the proceeds go to benefit St. Jude Children's Research Hospital).

RA Sushi will donate 100 percentof the proceeds from the sale of a variety of menu items and beverages to St. Jude to help support the hospital's lifesaving mission.

General manager Jeff Berlinksy and Chef Angel Lituma of RA Sushi in Glenview came into our ABC7 studio kitchen to show us how make a great sushi dish ourselves and to tell us about the fundraiser.

Nicky's Week was developed in memory of St. Jude patient Nicholas "Nicky" Mailliard, a nephew of one of RA Sushi's founders. Since its inception, Nicky's Week has raised more than $943,000 for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, and RA Sushi hopes to surpass the $1 million mark this year.

Nicky's Week
Sunday, May 27, through Saturday, June 2
benefit St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

The special Nicky's Week menu includes:
Tootsy Maki
Shrimp Nigiri
Pork Gyoza
Chicken Yakitori
Garlic Citrus Yellowtail Tapas
select beverages

Chicagoland RA Sushi locations:
Chicago: 1139 N. State St., Chicago, IL 60610; 312.274.0011
Glenview: 2601 Aviator Ln., Glenview, IL 60026; 847.510.1100
Lombard: 310 Yorktown Center, Lombard, IL 60148; 630.627.6800

For Chef Angel's Tootsy Maki recipe, click here

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