Make Sushi With a Professional Chef in Hyogo

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Duration
3 hours
Number of Guests
1 - 8 guests
Accessibility
Family-friendly
Language
English
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Vegetarian
Make sushi with a professional chef in Hyogo! Join Keitaro Yamaguchi as he teaches you the fundamentals of nigiri sushi using high-quality ingredients (seafood, meats, cooked foods, vegetables).
Highlights
Learn how to make sushi from a retired professional chef who dedicated his entire career to the craft.
Elevate your cooking skills and learn how to make sushi using high-quality, seasonal ingredients.
Spend time in a charming home and learn how to cook in a real Japanese kitchen equipped with the best tools of the trade.
Your sushi-making class will be recorded and turned into a video you can share with loved ones.
For each guest that attends this experience, byFood will donate
10 meals
Experience Details
Make sushi with a professional chef, Keitaro Yamaguchi, in Hyogo! You’ll learn how to make various sushi using high-quality ingredients and recipes you can replicate for your friends and family back home. Your ingredient roster includes fresh fish, cooked foods, and more. Itinerary: Meet and greet with the professional chef Ingredient preparation – Watch as your professional teacher prepares all the ingredients needed for your sushi-making class (slicing the sashimi and making the sushi rice) Information session – The chef will explain the ingredients, recipes, and process Demonstration – The chef will demonstrate sushi-making techniques and the process Sushi-Making – Roll up your sleeves and make sushi under the guidance of your teacher Enjoy your handmade sushi Keitaro Yamaguchi transitioned from being a Kappo Chef in Kyoto to establishing his own sushi restaurant in Chicago. He is a highly qualified professional with a Japanese Chef License, Blowfish Handler certification, and Level 2 whisky certification. Keitaro's journey includes teaching sushi making and shaping his expertise in Japanese whisky. The day begins with a meet and greet and an information session, where Keitaro will share knowledge about ingredients, recipes, and the art of sushi-making. You’ll learn four nigiri techniques (Tate-Gaeshi, Kote-Gaeshi, Itte-Gaeshi, and Honte-Gaeshi) using over eight types of ingredients. Some examples of what you’ll use during your sushi-making session include fresh fish (salmon, tuna, blueback fish), cooked foods (shrimp, eggs, eel, bacon, grilled meat), and vegetables (Chinese cabbage, avocado, tomato). Keitaro will demonstrate the sushi-making process before you roll up your sleeves and join the action! Acquaint yourself with textures, refine techniques, and enjoy the immersive experience of crafting your own delicious sushi. Once you’ve mastered the art of sushi-making, enjoy your handmade sushi for lunch!
Inclusions
Professional sushi-making lesson
Non-alcoholic drinks
Exclusions
Transportation to/from the meeting place
Meeting Point and Meeting Time
Please come directly to the house, a 6-minute bus ride from Ashiya Station. 17-12 Iwazono Ashiya Hyogo. Daiken Court B, Room Number 12, 659-0013, JAPAN.
Remarks
Please inform us in advance of any fish/seafood or other allergies.
On occasion, Keitaro’s wife may assist with the cooking class. She holds a Japanese Chef License and Blowfish Handling certificate.
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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Hyōgo is home to the best beef in the world, Kobe beef, and that’s not all. From vast natural parks to one of the oldest and biggest castles in Japan, this prefecture covers all bases with natural beauty and a thriving food culture inspired by Chinese and French immigrants in the port cities.
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Earliest available date: April 18, 2024
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For each guest that attends this experience, byFood will donate
10 meals