Tokyo Kaiseki Cuisine Cooking Class

Hosted by Ogawa
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Experience Details
Experience Location
3 hours
Number of Guests
1 - 8 guests
Japanese, English
Gluten-free, Halal, Kosher, Vegan, Vegetarian, Pescetarian, With dessert
Experience what it’s like to eat like a local by learning to cook your own traditional kaiseki meal, Japan's finest cuisine.
Family-friendly kaiseki cuisine cooking class taught in English
Learn about Dashi and various types of seasonings
Learn about the history, ingredients and cooking methods of kaiseki, Japan’s finest meal
You get to eat everything that you have created in this course!
For each guest that attends this experience, byFood will donate
10 meals
Host will donate 7 meals
Experience Details
There are so many things to love about Japan, like its beautiful landscapes, kind-hearted people, traditional culture, and forward-surging technology. But let’s be honest, lots of people come here for the food! If you’re looking to get away from the standard sushi and street food that most people eat when visiting Tokyo then check out this kaiseki cuisine cooking class. What is kaiseki? Kaiseki or kaiseki ryori refers to traditional multi-course meal, banquet-style cuisine in Japan. With a number of harmonious individual dishes made from seasonal ingredients, experience a sensory overload with a range of colors, textures, and flavors. In this Tokyo Kaiseki Cuisine Cooking Class, you will get to experience what it’s like to make a traditional Japanese meal. The class is offered in English so you don’t have to worry if your Japanese isn’t up to scratch. The menu for this class changes each month with the seasonal produce, making it the perfect class to try multiple times on each visit to Tokyo. You’ll get to experience what’s popular with the locals depending on the month and season. The menu offers a great variety and if you have any dietary requirements you can let us know so that it can be accommodated in your class. This family-friendly kaiseki cuisine experience aims to be inclusive of everyone, so please do not hesitate to mention any requirements! Enjoy this Kaiseki Cuisine Cooking Class and learn about traditional multi-course Japanese cuisine. Once you have learned how to make these dishes, you will get to sit down and enjoy the multi-course meal yourself. This summer menu: -Accordion Cucumber Salad (蛇腹きゅうりの酢の物) -Gomamiso-ae potate - Sesame & Miso sauce (じゃがいものごま味噌和え) -Dashimaki tamago - Rolled Egg- (だし巻玉子) -Mizore Dressed Summer Veggie and Chicken (夏野菜と鶏肉のみぞれ煮) -Dashi based clear soup (お吸い物) -Wagyu Sukiyaki (和牛すき焼き) -Edamame & Umeboshi rice (枝豆と梅干しのご飯) -Kuzu Manju (葛まんじゅう)
3-hour Tokyo kaiseki cuisine cooking class
English-speaking Japanese cooking instructor
Ingredients for making delicious kaiseki dishes
Utensils and tools to make various kaiseki dishes
Meeting Point and Meeting Time
5-minutes walk from JR Shinanomachi Station, 10-minutes walk from Yotsuya San-Chome Station on the Marunouchi Subway Line. Detailed instructions will be shared upon booking.
For vegetarian customers, meat and fish can be replaced with vegetables and other ingredients.
Other dietary requirements can be accommodated for, please let us know upon booking.
Children under 5 are free of charge. (Without food ingredients)
Upon booking, you can expect a confirmation within 24 hours. Once confirmed, present your booking information at the experience.
Experience Location
An area of the Shinjuku district in central Tokyo, Shinanomachi is located 3 stops from the bustling hub of Shinjuku and just one stop from the offices of Yotsuya on the Chuo-Sobu Line. The Shinanomachi area is surrounded by the open parks of Shinjuku Gyoen, the grand Akasaka Palace (one of two luxurious state guest houses for the Japanese Government), and Meiji Jingu Gaien, which is the outer park of Meiji Shrine that’s also home to a number of sports facilities as well as Meiji Jingu stadium. There are also a number of unusual museums and local university campuses in the Shinanomachi area.
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Earliest available date: December 6, 2022
¥ 8,500
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Please note that the time is in Japan Standard Time.
For each guest that attends this experience, byFood will donate
10 meals
Host will donate 7 meals