Professional Sushi-Making Class & Tasting in Shinjuku
Organized by Professional Japanese Culinary School Inshokujuku
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Number of Guests
2 - 4 guests
How does your sushi compare to a professional’s? Find out in this comprehensive sushi class in Shinjuku that includes tasting sushi made by a chef.
Taste 9 pieces of authentic sushi made by a professional sushi chef
Children aged 6 and over can also participate, so this experience is perfect for sushi-loving families
This experience allows plenty of time (about 50 minutes) to practice making sushi
Learn not only about making sushi, but also about the manners and etiquette involved when eating it
Enjoy an assortment of 9 sushi pieces and a temaki sushi roll
While it is true that anyone can make sushi, mastering the art of making it is a skill so rare that it takes sushi chefs years or even decades to achieve. The difference is in the slicing of the fish, the molding of the rice, and the balancing of flavors: sushi done right is what caused the world to fall in love with this Japanese food, and it's precisely the kind of sushi you get to taste in this experience! During this class, you'll get acquainted with the history and traditions of sushi and make your own with the help of instructors. You’ll have plenty of time (~50 min) to create sushi pieces in the kitchen (the exact ingredients of which vary depending on the season, but might include shrimp, tuna, egg, and whitefish). After the hard work is done, you’ll go to the restaurant area to compare your sushi with the one made by a sushi chef, and learn the etiquette involved in eating sushi like a connoisseur. Only up to four people can participate in this class at a time so that everybody gets personalized guidance from the chef. Conveniently located less than a 10-minute walk from several stations in the Shinjuku area in central Tokyo, Inshokujuku in Shinjuku is a culinary school that trains professional chefs in Japan. The sushi-making course they offer domestically is three months long, but they have condensed the essentials into this 3-hour lesson to teach you all you need to know (with the additional, rare opportunity to taste professionally-made sushi!). Itinerary: -Introduction: Greet your instructor and learn the basics of sushi making (25 min) -Making sushi: With help from the chef, assemble your sushi pieces using fresh ingredients (50 min) -Watching a professional chef make sushi and tasting 4 pieces: Compare your sushi to the one prepared by the chef! -Eating time: Enjoy eating 5 additional pieces of professionally-made sushi! (55 min for both tasting and eating) -Free time: Chat with the chef, take photos, and receive a certificate (35 min)
Ingredients and utensils
Sushi made by you (4 pieces and a temaki sushi roll) and sushi made by a professional sushi chef (9 pieces)
Uniform rental (might be unavailable for children)
Certificate of completion
Transportation to and from the meeting point
Meeting Point and Meeting Time
The venue is conveniently located near Shinjuku Station (on the Western side), but we recommend arriving ahead of time as it is easy to get lost in the area. Detailed location will be provided upon booking.
The venue is on the MB1 floor (underground).
If you have any food allergies or dietary restrictions, please specify so at the time of booking.
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Select at least 2 guests
Select at least 2 guests
(13 - 99)
(6 - 12)
Earliest available date: March 11, 2024
Please note that the time is in Japan Standard Time.