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Tokyo: Private Washoku Cooking Lesson

Product ID: 135312
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This is a small, private 3 hour class in central Tokyo, taught by a professional instructor at one of Japan’s largest culinary schools.
About this activity
Duration 3.5 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live guide
English, Japanese
Easy cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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  • Learn at a leading cooking school in Tokyo
  • Enjoy the intimate class size for your cooking class (maximum 4 people)
  • Learn every step of making Japanese, with choice of 3 menu
  • Receive complimentary gift bags and the written cooking recipe to take back home
  • Taste 5 different kinds of Shochu (Japanese distilled liquor)
Full description
Meet your instructor at 11:00 AM in front of reception at one of three of ABC Cooking Studio’s central locations. Your cooking station will be a fully-equipped, modern kitchen; kitchenware, aprons, kitchen towels, chef’s hats and beverages are all included.

The menu will be a combination of 4 meals or more, preselected by you, along with Matcha Latte. All menus are centered around "Dashi" (soup stock), the basis of Japanese culinary culture. Learn how to arrange and make use of Dashi for a variety of Japanese meals.

Being a private class, your instructors will be available to answer any questions you may have regarding Japanese cuisine. In addition, they will inform you of local cooking styles and particular techniques that make Japanese cuisine unique and elevated.

Finish up your lesson by enjoying a complimentary shochu tasting and your choice of beverage (please note that you cannot take away any meal except Bento Box and Wagashi). Receive free samples, informational pamphlets and a certification before you go.

July and August 2018: 
All cooking classes are paired with 5 different kinds of Shochu (Japanese spirit).
  • Tasting of 5 different kinds of Shochu (Japanese distilled liquor)
  • English-speaking instructor
  • Cooking ingredients
  • Apron, kitchen towel and chef's hat
What’s Not Included
  • Transportation

When you get there

Meeting point

ABC Cooking Studio, Marunouchi Studio

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Know before you go
• For ramen classes we use pre-prepared noodles. This class will not be making the noodles from scratch
• Vegetarian diets can be accommodated for, but please note dried sardines and bonito fish flakes are both essential ingredients for "dashi" soup stock
• For solo-participants, an additional 19,800 yen will be added to your check-out bill
• Please note that other ABC Cooking Studio members will be present in the studio. However, you will be provided a private instructor as well as a personal station
• Booking requirements: 1-4 guests
• Adult pricing applies to all guests
• Minimum age is 9 years old
• Minimum height is 130 cm (4.2 feet)
• Please be aware that the tour operator may publish photos taken during the activity onto their website, social network service and/or advertisements