Private Sushi Masterclass: Nigiri, Gunkan, & Maki (Kyoto)

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Duration
2 hours
Number of Guests
1 - 6 guests
Accessibility
Stroller Accessible, Family-friendly
Language
English
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Vegetarian, Private Experience
Join this private sushi masterclass in Kyoto to learn how to roll like a pro! This experience takes place in a sushi store, is led by real sushi chefs, and will teach you how to make 3 types of sushi.
Highlights
Master the art of sushi-making alongside skilled experts
Learn how to make 3 types of sushi: Nigiri Sushi, Gunkan Sushi, and Hosomaki
Learn how to make sushi rice
Learn about Japanese culinary traditions and sushi-making skills
Enjoy a handmade lunch alongside your hosts and classmates
For each guest that attends this experience, byFood will donate
10 meals
Experience Details
Stop, drop, and sushi roll like a pro at this private masterclass in Kyoto! Your hosts are Yone, Hide, and Yutaka–seasoned sushi chefs on a mission to share their love for this beloved Japanese culinary form. Using only the finest, freshest, and most flavorful seafood from Kyoto Central Wholesale Market, you’ll master the art of making nigiri, gunkan, and hosomaki sushi in this 2-hour cooking class. Once you’ve created your edible masterpieces and exchanged anecdotes with your merry hosts, enjoy your handmade sushi for lunch. With over 10 years of sushi-making experience under their belts, these skilled chefs (your hosts) have all the skills and knowledge needed to turn you into a pro. They also happen to speak fluent English, so language barriers are a non-issue. Whether you’re a sushi-making amateur or an almost-pro, this ste-by-step class will teach you lifelong cooking skills and Japanese culinary knowledge. Now, let’s get into the class in question! You'll learn the secrets of preparing traditional Japanese Nigiri Sushi, Gunkan, and Hosomaki (Maki Sushi made with Nori on a Makisubamboo mat). As you’re soaping and scrubbing up, your hosts will give you an in-depth rundown of the process and what’s to come for this experience. Hands clean and head full of knowledge, you’ll start the process by making sushi rice followed by 6 types of nigiri and 2 types of maki sushi rolls. This class uses the finest ingredients and freshs seafood sourced locally from Kyoto Central Wholesale Market! Once you’ve sliced, chopped, wrapped, rolled, and shaped your sushi, it’s time to reward yourself with lunch! Enjoy your handmade sushi alongside your hosts and pals. This sushi-making experience pays respect to traditional Japanese culinary practices, high-quality local ingredients, and sushi-making culture. You’ll take home newfound skills and the ability to make sushi long after your trip ends. Your taste buds will thank you!
Inclusions
Private cooking class using premium ingredients
Learn how to make nigiri, gunkan, and hosomaki sushi
Transportation from the station to the experience venue
Exclusions
Transportation to the general meeting point
Meeting Point and Meeting Time
Katsuragawa Station JR Line or Rakusaiguchi Hankyu Line
Remarks
Private experience
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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Featuring beautiful landscapes from mountain to sea, Kyoto Prefecture conveys traditional Japanese culture through its architecture and gardens, art and artisanal crafts, and delicious local cuisine made from regional produce.
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Earliest available date: April 23, 2024
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Free cancellation (2 days notice)
For each guest that attends this experience, byFood will donate
10 meals