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Learn & Master the Secrets of Bento Box-making in Tokyo

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Duration
3 hours
Number of Guests
1 - 3 guests
Accessibility
Family-friendly
Language
English
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Join Imi, a passionate Japanese cooking class instructor, for a healthy bento box-making experience in Tokyo. Learn about Japanese ingredients and cooking techniques. Then, decorate your lunch box.

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Learn about Japanese cooking techniques, principles, balanced meals, ingredients, and more
Learn about aesthetic bento box presentation by decorating your own
Make Japanese popular bento dishes, including teriyaki chicken, omelet, sausages, ham, and seasonal vegetable dishes
This experience is LGBTQ-friendly and open to everyone who loves food
Exclusive private classes for a personalized experience
For each guest that attends this experience, byFood will donate
10 meals

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Ever wondered why Japanese bento boxes are so popular? They’re more than just a convenient way to carry your lunch and snacks. It takes a bit of practice and know-how to put together a nutritious, delicious and beautiful bento box. Join Imi, a passionate Japanese cooking class instructor, for a healthy bento box-making experience in Tokyo. You’ll learn about Japanese ingredients, healthy foods, cooking techniques, tools, and secrets. Your bento box will include about 10 dishes using ingredients you can find in your home supermarket. This class also includes a lesson in decorative bento box presentation. Colors, shapes and sizes — you need to consider all of these to design a beautiful bento box. You can get creative with what you put in your box. When you’re done, snap a photo to share with your friends and dig in. This isn’t your standard bento-making class; the lessons can help you create beautiful lunch boxes with everyday dishes. Also get some insights about how bento boxes reflect how Japanese people think about nutrition and health. These mindsets can be applied to any cuisine and will help you prepare lunch boxes more mindfully for yourself and your loved ones. Experience flow: Meet your host at Kameari Station Class introduction, Japanese cooking principles, and recipe information Cooking class: You’ll be making teriyaki chicken, rolled omelette, sausages, ham, seasonal vegetables, and rice Decorate and assemble your bento box using about 10 dishes, including the ones you prepared Bento box photoshoot Enjoy eating your bento box for lunch The dishes you’ll make in this class are the classic Japanese dishes you’ll find in bento boxes. Because the ingredients are easily found in supermarkets worldwide, you can recreate these recipes for your friends and family back home! Additionally, Imi will share culinary insights, emphasizing health-conscious choices and the art of balance.

Inclusions

Food and ingredients for your dishes and bento boxes
Apron rental and cooking utensils

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Transport to and from the experienced location

Meeting Point and Meeting Time

Meet at the exit gates at Kameari Station (Tokyo Metro Chiyoda Line)

Remarks

You must be 15 years old or above to join this experience
The menu for this cooking class is fixed; we cannot accommodate dietary restrictions
This is a private cooking class
The cooking class takes place on the fourth floor of a building without an elevator (no stairs

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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Over 14 million residents call Tokyo home. Functioning as Japan's economic and cultural center, it's no surprise the metropolis often appears at the top of travelers' bucket lists. Here, you can find everything from traditional tea houses to futuristic skyscrapers.
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Earliest available date: July 25, 2024
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Please note that the time is in Japan Standard Time.
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For each guest that attends this experience, byFood will donate
10 meals