There are so many amazing things about Japan, like its beautiful landscapes, kind-hearted people, intricate 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, banquet-style cooking 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-friend 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 dinner cooking. Once you have learned how to make these dishes, you will get to sit down and enjoy the multi-course meal yourself.
Highlights of a Tokyo Kaiseki Cuisine Cooking Class:
- Family-friendly kaiseki cuisine cooking class taught in English
- Be welcomed by staff with Japanese tea
- Learn about the history, ingredients and cooking methods of kaiseki, Japan’s finest meal
- Learn about dashi and various types of seasonings
- You get to eat everything that you have created in this course!
- 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
- Complimentary green tea
- Accordion Cucumber Salad
- Gomamiso-ae potate (sesame and miso sauce)
- Dashimaki tamago (rolled egg)
- Grilled eggplant with dashi
- Wagyu sukiyaki
- Dashi-based clear soup
- Edamame and umeboshi rice
- Hojicha tea jelly
- Transportation fee to and from the cooking class location
Maximum 8 people.
Shinanomachi: 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.
Meeting Time and Meeting Location:
The meeting point is at the cooking class location.
The cooking studio is located in Shinanomachi in Tokyo. Detailed instructions will be shared upon booking.
- 5-minutes walk from JR Shinanomachi Station
- 10-minutes walk from Yotsuya San-Chome Station on the Marunouchi Subway Line
- 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
- Children under 5 are free of charge
- Upon booking, you can expect a confirmation within 24 hours. Once confirmed, present your booking information at the event place