Washoku in the Heart of Japan at Restaurant Sofu

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Experience Location
Duration
2 hours
Number of Guests
1 - 20 guests
Accessibility
Family-friendly
Language
Japanese, English
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Regional food, With 1 drink, byFood Original
Bask in the verdant green of Karuizawa as you dine on the fruits of Japan's river-fed hills and luxurious cattle pastures.
Highlights
Stunning views of Karuizawa forest throughout the seasons
A rotating local course menu curated by expert chefs
Enjoy a glimpse of Japan's hidden gems through a fine-dining lens
For each guest that attends this experience, byFood will donate
10 meals
Experience Details
Located in Karuizawa Prince Hotel East, Sofu offers teppanyaki (iron-grill) and shabu-shabu (hot-pot) style dining. A robust menu featuring firey teppanyaki, sweet and savory sukiyaki, and other dishes awaits! With this experience, you are invited to enjoy the luxury of brand-name beef, with special ingredients produced in Shinshu, such as Koshihikari rice from Nagano Prefecture. Now known as Nagano, the land of Shinshu is an ancient and fruitful province in central Japan. Famous for the verdant Karuizawa wood, this region is home to a variety of unique ingredients and local delicacies. You can feel the heartbeat of a forest alive with the history of Japan with this course menu. While dining in a space decorated with cedar leaf motifs, enjoy locally sourced, upscale Japanese cuisine curated by expert chefs. The rotating menu features 6 local delicacies neatly arranged in charming tableware, 150 grams of premium wagyu served sukiyaki style, as well as translucent mizugashi, sweets reminiscent of beads of morning dew. Menu Overview of the Shinshu Premium Beef Sukiyaki Course included with this experience: First Drink (A glass of champagne) Appetizer - "Blessings from Shinshu" - 6 small dishes highlighting local delicacies. Hot pot dining with Sukiyaki meat (150g) Assorted Seasonal Vegetables Udon or Shinshu soba Mizugashi
Inclusions
Chef-curated hot pot dining with seasonal offerings
Stunning views of Karuizawa forest
Pre-dining entertainment
Exclusions
Additional drinks or charges at Sofu
Hotel stay/amenities
Transportation
Meeting Point and Meeting Time
B1 floor, Karuizawa Prince Hotel East
Remarks
As with all omakase, ingredients and menu items are subject to change depending on season and availability.
There is no age limit, but families with children are encouraged to practice proper fine-dining etiquette
Reservations, allergy concerns, and alterations should be conveyed at least three days before dining.
Nightly seating at 5:30pm or 7:30 pm
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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Home to several of Japan’s highest mountains, discover the many secrets of Nagano; from world-class pistes to villages frozen in time, and even a troop of hot-tub loving monkeys!
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Earliest available date: April 21, 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