Japanese Fake Food Samples: Plastic Cake Workshop in Fukuoka

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Experience Details
Experience Location
1.5 hours
Number of Guests
1 - 16 guests
Family-friendly, Pet-friendly
Japanese, English
Gluten-free, Halal, Kosher, Vegan, Vegetarian, Pescetarian
Make your very own plastic “cookie cake” during this exciting and unique “sampuru” (Japanese fake food sample) making class at a family-friendly studio in Fukuoka.
Learn about fake food samples in Japan as you make your own at a food sample studio
Create your own plastic cookie cake during this food sample making workshop in Fukuoka and decorate it how you like!
Your friendly staff will help you with the technique to squeeze your cake cream
Get creative and choose from plenty of delicious looking parts to decorate your cake with
Take your cute and decorative plastic cookie cake home as a Fukuoka souvenir
For each guest that attends this experience, byFood will donate
10 meals
Experience Details
Displayed outside many restaurants and cafes, plastic food samples are commonly found across Japan. Generally, they are used as 3D versions of foods that the establishment offers. Also known as a “shokuhin sanpuru” in Japanese (a literal translation of “food sample”), these perfectly delicious looking replicas represent different menu items. Amazingly, they are just made out of very convincing plastic! If you’re visiting Fukuoka and want to try and make your very own version of a “shokuhin sanpuru,” then this is your chance! During this experience, you’ll make a kawaii decorative cookie cake food sample to take home! This Japanese food sample workshop is held at a colorful plastic food making studio in Fukuoka. Enter the workshop and you will be greeted with displays of different Japanese fake food replicas made to resemble all kinds of tasty-looking dishes. The friendly staff will help you with the different techniques required to put your cookie cake together. Surrounded by all kinds of plastic food, you will be amazed by how they all look so unbelievably real and mouthwatering! Enjoy this family-friendly class in Fukuoka as you decorate your own kawaii cake using your creativity and whatever toppings you like (extra toppings are offered at an additional charge). Squeeze your pretend “cake” into a round or a heart shape after some practice attempts. This unique food sample making experience will be one you will never forget, plus your cake can be a cute souvenir of your trip to Japan!
Expertise from a Japanese food sample making instructor
Tools and materials to make one decorative plastic cake
Transportation to and from the studio
Additional toppings
You only make a decorative cake during this experience (parfait sample making not included)
Meeting Point and Meeting Time
Please meet directly at the studio.
The finished products that you make are only plastic food samples so you are not able to eat them
Additional toppings are available for purchase starting from 55 yen
For an additional price you can also make tempura with lettuce (2,200 yen), natto and rice (3,520 yen) or a salmon roe rice bowl (3,520 yen)
It will take about 3 days for the parfait to dry properly so please straighten the freshly made sample when you take it home
Ensure to dry it in a well ventilated area as it may have an unpleasant odor when it dries
Cancellation Policy
Cancel your booking at least 2 days before the experience start time to receive a full refund minus a 3.2% transaction fee.
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Experience Location

Fukuoka is Japan’s up-and-coming foodie prefecture, which was put on the map by the 2014 Michelin Guide and has been consistently featured ever since. Roam food markets in Fukuoka, taste the authentic Hakata tonkotsu ramen in its birthplace, and fill up at yatai street food stalls during your trip to Fukuoka!
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¥ 1,980
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Please note that the time is in Japan Standard Time.
Free cancellation (2 days notice)
For each guest that attends this experience, byFood will donate
10 meals