Foodie Essentials: Ramen & Gyoza Cooking Class in Tokyo

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Duration
3.5 hours
Number of Guests
2 - 10 guests
Language
English
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With sake, With 1 drink
Become a ramen-making master at this intensive cooking class in Meguro! Learn from a pro chef, discover the history of ramen, make original-recipe ramen & gyoza, then feast on your handmade meal.
Highlights
Make original-recipe, authentic Japanese ramen (tonkotsu and clear broth) and gyoza
Learn from a seasoned ramen chef at a stylish restaurant in Meguro
Bilingual (English & Japanese) hosts and support
Take home lifelong cooking skills and original ramen recipes created by the chef
Take home ingredients to recreate 1 x bowl of restaurant-quality ramen at home
For each guest that attends this experience, byFood will donate
10 meals
Experience Details
Become a ramen-making master at this intensive cooking class! You’ll learn how to make ramen and gyoza in a contemporary restaurant in Meguro, where you’ll get the full chef experience. Discover the history of ramen, handmake the noodles, craft the perfect broth, then move onto the gyoza. Andrew ‘Baba Ramen’ Rowe is a seasoned ramen chef passionate about sharing his noodle-forward skills through his intensive cooking classes in Tokyo. He moved from England to Japan with ramen-led dreams and channeled these ambitions into his ramen-making brand and series of cooking classes. Your culinary masterclass occurs at Richill, a modern restaurant in Tokyo’s Meguro ward. Your faithful host–Andrew–and his seasoned assistant will greet and seat you before briefing you on the history of ramen, gyoza, and Japanese cooking. Noodle full of knowledge, it’s time to put your newfound skills into practice! You’ll start with the ramen–from crafting the perfect noodle and umami-packed broth to mastering the art of toppings. What’s better than a bowl of mouthwatering handmade ramen? A bowl of mouthwatering handmade ramen AND pillowy, freshly-fried gyoza. Roll the gyoza-wrapper dough, prepare the fillings, then toss into a pan to fry. Making ramen and gyoza may seem daunting, but fear not! Although this is an intensive, hands-on cooking experience, your hosts are professionals who pride themselves on providing fun and engaging cooking experiences. Cooks of all skill levels are welcome, and you'll leave with ingredients to recreate a bowl of authentic ramen at home! Class flow: Meet at Richill Restaurant in Meguro Class introduction and ramen info session Ramen: Handmake ramen noodles, broth, toppings, then assemble Gyoza: Handmake gyoza wrappers, fillings, then fry Sit back, relax, and enjoy your hard-earned meal Noodles from a packet? Hard pass. Store-bought broth? We can do better. Readymade toppings? It always tastes better when it's made from scratch.
Inclusions
A welcome drink (beer or sake)
High-quality ingredients and cooking tools needed for the experience
A mouthwatering, umami-packed handmade ramen and gyoza feast
Take-home ingredients to recreate 1 x bowl of signature ramen at home
A comprehensive original recipe booklet
Exclusions
Transportation to and from meeting point
Meeting Point and Meeting Time
Please directly come to the restaurant in Meguro near Taiko bridge, based in Shimomeguro, Tokyo, 153-0064
Remarks
This is an intensive ramen-making course that takes about 3.5-4 hours
This class is kid-friendly! We have accommodated young chefs from 7 years+ but please enquire regarding age if you’d like further information
Vegans and vegetarians: We offer a veg-forward version of this class!

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Earliest available date: March 5, 2024
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For each guest that attends this experience, byFood will donate
10 meals