Okonomi Sushi experience with Professional Interpreter

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Duration
2.5 hours
Number of Guests
1 - 7 guests
Language
Japanese, English
Have a seat at the counter in front of an experienced sushi chef and enjoy an upscale Okonomi sushi meal.
Highlights
This okonomi sushi course takes place at a restaurant where guests might come to celebrate important dates, such as anniversaries or birthdays
Have an okonomi sushi experience, seated directly in front of an expert sushi chef
With an interpreter by your side, feel free to chat with the chef and ask him questions about his craft
Listen as the chef tells you about the backstory of each piece of sushi
Watch as the sushi chef shapes rice gently by hand and makes each delicate cut
For each guest that attends this experience, byFood will donate
10 meals
Experience Details
This is the a la carte method of ordering. Okonomi was the main way of ordering in traditional sushi restaurant operations. The customers can eat only the toppings they want to, in whatever order they prefer, at their own pace. Normally a customer orders two or three toppings at a time and orders the next toppings around the time they finish those. This process is then repeated. It is also possible for a customer to order five pieces of chutoro all at once. It’s the same as inputting the number of pieces you want to order on a conveyor belt sushi menu tablet. It seems simple, but a certain level of sushi topping knowledge and experience to be able to confront veteran sushi chefs are required to enjoy Okonomi. You can’t order winter seasonal toppings on a hot summer day. The customers who order Okonomi are given preference, exactly like frequent customers, for parts of the fish they like, and rare parts. The advantage to ordering Okonomi, is the customer may pay the same price as the customer next to them, but enjoy a menu richer in content with toppings they are more satisfied with. In other words, if you choose Omakase or Okimari, you won’t be served anything outrageous, so you won’t be taken off-guard when it comes time to pay. On the other hand, choosing Okonomi is an opportunity to experience the true charm of sushi restaurants and also have a brand new experience. Not only do we provide you with a professional interpreter, but you will also get the best seat in the house, the coveted position directly in front of the sushi chef, which is usually reserved for regulars. This will give you the perfect vantage point to watch the chef at work, as well as chat with him throughout the meal.
Inclusions
Pickup and drop off service (pickup at your hotel and drop off at a station nearby the restaurant)
It allows you to choose your favorite 20 nigiri sushi (however the same topping can only be ordered up to twice) and eat them in whatever order you want
A professional English and Japanese-speaking interpreter
English menu
Japanese green tea
Exclusions
Extra purchases such as food and beverages
Please cover your own transportation costs
Meeting Point and Meeting Time
We provide a pickup and drop off service. The sushi restaurant is located in Ginza, and after the meal you will be escorted to the train station nearest to the sushi restaurant.
Remarks
Reservations are for private parties of 1 to 7 people (note that there may be others present at the restaurant)
Guests age 15 and over are welcome to join
Please let us know if you have food allergies or if there are sushi toppings you do not like
Please bring extra cash for additional food, beverages, or other purchases
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

Tokyo, Japan’s capital city is made up of the 23 wards of Tokyo and the former Tokyo Prefecture. Every ward has its own attractions. Shibuya is famous for the Shibuya Crossing (the world’s busiest pedestrian crossing), nightlife, and quirky Harajuku. The ward of Shinjuku mixes business and pleasure, with office buildings in the west and Kabukicho (the red-light district) in the northeast. Chuo Ward is home to Ginza, a high-end shopping district, while Taito-ku holds on to culture and history in the form of Sensoji Temple and retro shopping streets like Ameya-Yokocho & Yanaka Ginza.
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Earliest available date: May 30, 2024
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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