Sushi & Wagyu Cooking Class w/ Tea Ceremony in Osaka

Organized by Katsuji
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Experience Details
Experience Location
2.5 hours
Number of Guests
2 - 6 guests
Japanese, English
Gluten-free, Rain or shine, Has a gift, Tea experience, With matcha
Enjoy a relaxing tea ceremony, grill melt-in-your-mouth wagyu beef and learn to make sushi in this unique cultural experience and cooking class with an industry veteran in Osaka.


Experience a traditional Japanese tea ceremony at your host’s tea room
Learn how to make sushi and grill selected cuts of wagyu beef, then enjoy your delicious meal together with your host
This experience is led by an industry expert with over 38 years of experience managing restaurants, and it was selected for the local hometown tax return program
Take home a unique calligraphy art souvenir crafted by Katsuji
This class takes place at the host’s home in central Osaka, less than 15 minutes from Osaka Station by train
For each guest that attends this experience, byFood will donate
10 meals

Experience Details

Indulge in some of Japan's most exquisite dishes in this unique culinary experience led by Katsuji, a seasoned gourmet entrepreneur with an impressive 38 years of experience in the local restaurant industry, or his daughter, Chiharu. You'll first enjoy a traditional tea ceremony in a tea room, then move onto the kitchen to learn to make nigiri and sushi rolls and grill selected cuts of melt-in-your-mouth wagyu beef before enjoying your delicious meal together. You'll also receive a unique calligraphy art souvenir by Katsuji as a keepsake. Experience flow: -Japanese tea ceremony in a tea room -Class and recipe introduction -Sushi cooking class -Wagyu grilling -Enjoy your handmade meals -Receive a custom souvenir (calligraphy art created by Katsuji) Katsuji, a seasoned gourmet entrepreneur, draws from his extensive experience in the restaurant industry to teach you his insights about sushi making, wagyu grilling, and the art of the tea ceremony. Having managed and operated several dining establishments, from izakaya gastropubs to sushi and ramen restaurants, Katsuji has a unique appreciation for Japanese food and customs that he puts into play in the home cooking classes he hosts in his Osaka home with his daughter Chiharu. First, let your mind be at ease during a relaxing tea ceremony in Katsuji's traditional tea room, where you'll experience the tranquility and mindfulness of Japan's tea culture. You'll then join Katsuji or Chiharu in the kitchen, where you'll learn to make an assortment of sushi with fresh toppings and grill wagyu meat, some of which you'll enjoy with wasabi and others simply with salt. Once all the cooking is finished, sit down to enjoy your delicious meal with Katsuji or Chiharu as you learn their fascinating insights on life in Osaka, hospitality, and good food. You'll receive a unique calligraphy art souvenir crafted by Katsuji to remember the experience.


A tea ceremony experience
Cooking class: Sushi and wagyu beef (including ingredients and apron rental)
Professional cooking instructor: Katsuji or his daughter, Chiharu
Souvenir: Calligraphy art
A drink


Transportation to and from the venue

Meeting Point and Meeting Time

The class is held at the instructor’s home, which is a 10 mins walk from Shonai Station in Osaka. More detailed information and a Google Maps link will be provided upon booking.


Please arrive on time.
If you have any food allergies or dietary restrictions, please specify so at the time of booking.
Depending on availability, the host may use domestic branded beef of comparable quality instead of wagyu.

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

Osaka Prefecture is the birthplace of Kansai-style okonomiyaki and many classic Japanese street foods. Centered around Osaka (the prefectural capital), the clash of trade, traditions, and modern technologies contributes to the dynamic energy of this prefecture overlooking Osaka Bay.
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Earliest available date: July 28, 2024
¥ 15,000
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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