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Japanese Homestyle Sushi Making Class in Tokyo

Organized by Kishimoto
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Experience Details
Experience Location
2.5 hours
Number of Guests
2 - 6 guests
Stroller Accessible, Family-friendly
Vegan, Vegetarian, Near station, With dessert
Enjoy learning how to make 3 different types of traditional homestyle sushi during a hands-on class with a trained Japanese chef at her beautiful home in Tokyo.
Start off this class with an introductory lecture about Japanese food, learning about seasonal ingredients and traditional cooking techniques
Learn tips and tricks on how to make sushi at home as you make a mouthwatering sushi platter and accompanying dishes with a trained Japanese chef
Discover the art of making perfect sushi rice and learn how to shape it into perfect sushi pieces
Make 3 different types of sushi including maki sushi, inari sushi, and aburi zushi as well as traditional Japanese side dishes and a dessert
For each guest that attends this experience, byFood will donate
10 meals
Experience Details
Sushi is a simple yet delicious Japanese dish that you can learn to make at home. So, roll up your sleeves and join this wonderful Japanese homestyle sushi making class in Tokyo! With an introductory lecture to Japanese cuisine, you will learn different sushi making techniques from your friendly host in her modern Japanese home. Beautifully decorated and welcoming, you will feel like you are cooking at a local friend’s home! Your host is a trained Japanese chef as well as a sake sommelier, making this class a great opportunity to learn about different Japanese flavors and cooking techniques from a true professional. Starting off with the basis component of rice, you will learn how to cook sushi rice perfectly from scratch without using a rice cooker. Armed with handy rice cooking tricks, you’ll season the sushi rice and transform it into different types of sushi. Using your vinegared sushi rice, you will learn how to make 3 different types of sushi during this class: maki sushi (sushi rolls), inari sushi (sweet tofu skin stuffed with rice), and fresh salmon sushi. For side dishes, you will also learn how to make tamagoyaki (Japanese omelet) and miso soup made from the essential fermented soybean paste! Throughout this class, you will learn about the importance of seasonal ingredients and fermented foods in Japanese cooking, as well as the history of Japanese cuisine. Feel free to ask your friendly host any questions related to Japanese cuisine. Finally, you will also make fresh mochi for dessert, and enjoy it with sweet red bean as a traditional Japanese dessert. Enjoy a full sit-down meal together with your sushi, sides, and desserts at the end of this immersive homestyle sushi making class in Tokyo!
English-speaking cooking instructor (trained chef and sake sommelier)
Tools and ingredients to make 3 different types of sushi
Tools and ingredients to make sides and dessert
Lunch, including sushi, side dishes, and dessert
Recipes in English (sent via email)
Transportation to and from the venue
Meeting Point and Meeting Time
Meet at Akasaka Exit of Yotsuya Station. The home cooking studio located a 7-minute walk from the Station. A precise map will be sent to you after booking has been completed. The station is served by the JR Chuo Line, JR Chuo-Sobu Line, Tokyo Metro Marunouchi Line, and the Tokyo Metro Namboku Line.
Please select Weekend Booking in the options below if booking on a weekend
For an additional fee of 1000 yen, you can taste 2 different types of sake during this class
The drinking age in Japan in 20 years old so sake will only be served to participants ages 20 years and older
As the class is hands-on, the participant is responsible for their own safety and the host does not hold any liability for any accidents
Menu is seasonal depending on supplier’s produce available
As this experience is held in a private home, all male participants must be accompanied by at least one female participant
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

A neighborhood in central Tokyo, Yotsuya stretches along the main street between Yotsuya and Yotsuya Sanchome subway stations. Yotsuya lies to the east of the greater Shinjuku ward, with access to university campuses, offices, and museums just outside of the city center. One of Tokyo’s older stations, Yotsuya serves as a transit hub that connects between the subway and the JR Line, dotted with restaurants and bars that serve the local salarymen and students coming and going. Yotsuya is home to the Tokyo Toy Museum and also has close access to Shinjuku Gyoen Park on the western side.
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Earliest available date: June 5, 2024
¥ 6,000
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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