Make Tempura With a World Famous Chef in Tokyo

Organized by Koichiro Shimura
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Duration
3 hours
Number of Guests
3 - 5 guests
Accessibility
Family-friendly, Pet-friendly
Language
Japanese, English
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Gluten-free, Halal, Kosher, Vegan, Vegetarian, Pescetarian, Private Experience
Make tempura with a world renowned chef in Tokyo! Join Chef Koichiro Shimura at his high-end tempura restaurant for a cooking class followed by a tempura omakase lunch course.
Highlights
Meet a world-renowned chef: Chef Koichiro Shimura
Hear from an expert: Chef Koichiro Shimura will share stories about his career and projects
Learn how to make tempura: Chef Shimura will teach you how to make tempura from scratch using high-end ingredients
Enjoy a mouthwatering tempura omakase lunch course prepared by Chef Shimura
This experience is exclusive to byFood
For each guest that attends this experience, byFood will donate
10 meals
Experience Details
During this experience, dive deeper into the world of tempura under Chef Shimura’s expert guidance. Learn traditional techniques and precise cuts that bring out the unique flavors of every ingredient in the form of light, crispy tempura. The batter and oil type and temperature all play a crucial role. Chef Shimura walks you through his entire process; there are no secrets here! He is happy to share his knowledge and philosophy with new and experienced home cooks. Chef Koichiro Shimura is a celebrated chef. He took over Tempura Ono in 2006 and has since been frying tempura “from the heart.” His carefully curated menus feature ingredients from all over Japan and are inspired by global food trends. Chef Shimura leaves nothing to chance. The ingredients served at Tempura Ono, from shrimp and mushrooms to flour and salt, are selected with only one goal in mind: to provide customers with a tempura experience they’ll remember forever. Experience flow: Meet your host at the restaurant Class and recipe introduction Tempura cooking class with Chef Shimura Enjoy a tempura omakase lunch This experience begins behind the counter. Follow Chef Shimura as he breezily walks you through tempura cooking basics, from how to hold the knife to prepare shrimp simply and swiftly. Sample tempura fresh out of the oil before sitting at the counter. Taste more delicious tempura as Chef Shimura shares his career, cooking and life. Chef Shimura’s enthusiasm and love for tempura is contagious. Lessons learned during this tempura cooking class are easily transferable to your home kitchen!
Inclusions
One drink of your choice (alcoholic or non-alcoholic)
Tempura made during class
More omakase tempura and dishes cooked by the chef
English recipe from Chef Shimura
Exclusions
Other drinks outside of those included in the experience
Transportation to and from the experience location
Meeting Point and Meeting Time
Tempura Ono
Remarks
Children under 12 cannot participate in the cooking experience for safety reasons but can join the omakase lunch course
Tempura Ono is not stroller or wheelchair accessible
Cancellation Policy
Cancel your booking at least 1 week 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 15, 2024
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For each guest that attends this experience, byFood will donate
10 meals