Hokkaido Cooking & Nature Walk in a Farm Near Lake Toya

Organized by Ian Fong
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Duration
4 hours
Number of Guests
1 - 15 guests
Accessibility
Stroller Accessible, Family-friendly, Pet-friendly
Language
Chinese, Japanese, English
Other
Gluten-free, Vegetarian
Feast on Hokkaido seafood, meat and produce against the backdrop of spectacular mountain landscapes in a welcoming farm near lake Toya and Mount Usu. Great day trip from Niseko or Toyako Onsen!
Highlights
Enjoy a laid-back cooking class with a friendly family in a farm in the picturesque Hokkaido countryside
Prepare multiple dishes using local ingredients, and feast on Hokkaido specialty meat, seafood, dairy, and fresh produce
Bask in the great outdoors of the area near lake Toya and Mount Usu, surrounded by mountains and forests
This experience makes a great day trip from Toyako Onsen or Niseko! Your host can pick you up from the JR Datemombetsu Station or a nearby hotel
For each guest that attends this experience, byFood will donate
10 meals
Experience Details
It's easy to see why Hokkaido has ranked Japan's most attractive prefecture for 15 consecutive years. The northernmost island is a premier destination for outdoor sports and gourmet cuisine, and its vast lands and abundant natural resources offer year-round attractions through the dramatic passing of the seasons. Eager to share a taste of Hokkaido's incredible natural bounty, Ian and Noriko designed this unique experience combining cooking, communing with nature, and feasting on delicious Hokkaido dishes in their farm cooking studio. Itinerary: -Your host will pick you up from a nearby location, or you can go to the venue directly. -Upon arrival at the farm, enjoy welcome refreshments and an original non-alcoholic drink. -Enjoy a guided walk around the farm grounds and learn the history of the area as you bask in the natural surroundings. -Return to the farm and get cooking! You’ll transform top-quality seasonal Hokkaido ingredients into a delicious multi-course meal. -Sit down and enjoy the fruits of your labor as you feast on your home-cooked meal. Sample menu (exact contents subject to change depending on seasonality and availability): -Seasonal seafood rice bowl (sea urchin, scallops, crab, etc.) -Seasonal soup (scallop chowder or pumpkin soup) -Premium meat roast (meat, pork, chicken, or venison) with seasonal vegetables -Dessert and coffee or tea (alcoholic beverages are not included but are available for purchase separately) Bask in Hokkaido’s incredible sights and flavors in this homely cooking class that encapsulates the essence of the best offerings of Japan's northernmost island: superb landscapes, good food, and a keen sense of hospitality.
Inclusions
Welcome platter and non-alcoholic drinks
Pick up from a nearby station or hotels (subject to availability)
Guidance in English, Japanese or Cantonese
Ingredients and utensils to make a full course meal
Exclusions
Alcoholic drinks
Meeting Point and Meeting Time
Your host can pick you up from the JR Datemombetsu Station or your hotel in the Toyako Onsen area. Alternatively, you can go by car to the farm near Lake Toya in Date City, Hokkaido. More detailed information and a Google Maps link will be provided upon booking.
Remarks
Pick up service from the JR Datemonbetsu Sta. or hotels in Toyako Onsen is subject to availability. You can also go to the venue by car. Please contact your host to make arrangements upon booking.
Please note that the minimum drinking age in Japan is 20 years old.
If you have any food allergies or dietary restrictions, please specify so at the time of booking.
Cancellation Policy
Cancel your booking at least 4 days before the experience start time to receive a full refund minus a 3.2% transaction fee.
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The northern island prefecture of Hokkaido offers a beautiful natural landscape whose diverse environment produces high-quality local meat, vegetables, and seasonal seafood to create regional cuisine and famous dairy products.
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Earliest available date: May 29, 2024
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Please note that the time is in Japan Standard Time.
Free cancellation (4 days notice)
For each guest that attends this experience, byFood will donate
10 meals