Japanese Cooking Class

Experience Traditional Japanese Cooking in Kyoto

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Cooking Class Image 1Enjoy hands-on Japanese cooking classes where you can learn to cook Japanese dishes with English speaking and friendly local Japanese staff. With both private and group classes, learn and cook along with lot’s of discussion about Japanese food. Contact JTB for more details! 

Morning Class Bento

Morning Class – Bento Box Style

Morning Bento Class is a great way to learn about typical Japanese dishes. In addition, you will learn the cultural background of the well known Japanese ‘Bento’. During the 2.5-3 hour class, you will be shown demonstrations and explained the art to making these beautiful dishes then you will try it.

  

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Afternoon Class – Kappo Style

Kappo – fine Japanese cuisine over the counter – is a popular style of eating-out for local Japanese. Typically, Kappo are small dishes and customers face the chef over the counter so they can enjoy an intimate atmosphere as well as Japanese cuisine. Why don’t you become a Kappo chef for the day at Cooking Sun, and enjoy cooking and eating fine Japanese cuisines in the Machiya studio’s rich atmosphere.

Morning Class – “Bento Style”

Duration: 9:30-13:00 (3.5 hrs) 
1. Gomaae Sesame Salad
2. Teriyaki Chicken
3. Egg Roll
4. Tempura 
5. Sushi Roll
6. Miso Soup

Afternoon Class –
“Kappo Style 

Duration: 14:00-17:30 (3.5 hrs)
1. Appetizer – Koya dofu
2. Salad – Spicy sauteed vegetable
3. Main – Beef roll with seasonal vegetables
4. Soup – Osuimono
5. Rice – Dasshi steamed rice
6. Dessert – Coffee sweet bean jelly
Prices:$102 per person / group session
Private sessions are also available. Please contact JTB for further details.  
Class Location:Funaya-cho 679, Higashinakasuji Matsugara-agaru, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto
+81 (0)75 746 5094
20 minutes walk from JR Kyoto station
10 minutes walk from Shijyo/Karasuyamam Station
10 minutes walk from Gojyo Station
Remarks: 

* Classes are subject to availability, request base
* Prices are available for group or private sessions.
* Vegetarian menu options are also available. 
* Menu is subject to change at any time. You will be notified of the exact menu after booking. 

 


Ingredients 


Rice – The Heart of Japanese Cuisine  Cooking Sun Rice 3

Muraoka Sukezo’s ‘Tango Koshihikari’, Top A brand from Tango, Kyoto

Tango Koshihikari has been continuously ranked ‘Special A’ for recent years and their quality is one of the best in Japan.

 

 


Cooking Sun SakeSake – Meet the authentic sake 

Tsuki no Katsura and Shotoku Shuzo, centuries old sake manufacturers from Fushimi, Kyoto

Fushimi, the southern part of Kyoto city where there are many sake manufacturers of more than a few hundred years old and they are so famous in Japan for their premium sake brands.

 


Cooking Sun TeaTea – Experience authentic Japanese tea

Nishide Seicha, long-established tea manufacturer in Uji, Kyoto

Uji is famous for its production of high quality Japanese tea leaves. The start of Nishide Seicha dates back to 1864. It produces high quality teas of various types (Gyokuro, Sencha, Matcha, Hojicha, etc) in all sorts of packages, and entertain Japanese tea fans home and abroad.

 


 

 


WHAT KIND OF JAPANESE FOOD CAN I EXPERIENCE?


You will experience traditional Japanese home cooking. Japanese cuisines such as sushi and sashimi are so familiar, but Japanese people eat a number of different kinds of Japanese dishes at home and they are of course as delicious as the ones many of you know. Why don’t you discover them while you are visiting Japan!


WHO ARE THE TEACHERS?


Local Japanese who are knowledgeable about foods and are fluent in English are your teachers. They are all experts of Japanese home cooking and are also trained by our master chef Nakai.


I AM VEGETARIAN. CAN I ATTEND THE CLASS?


For our vegetarian customers, please be assured that all of the courses have vegetarian menu options available. Please request upon booking. 


I CANNOT EAT GLUTEN


For gluten free customers, wheat ingredients and soy sauce is not used. Please request upon booking.


HOW MANY PEOPLE CAN ATTEND ONE CLASS?


Maximum 8 people per class.


WE ARE A GROUP OF MORE THAN 8 PEOPLE.


Please contact JTB for private sessions. 


IS THE COOKING STUDIO WIFI FREE?


Yes! You can take pictures and post them on social media immediately.

 


Cooking Classes 


Very hands-on
The cooking classes boast to be a very hands-on. You will be making 4 – 5 different dishes during a half-day lesson, and you will be kept very busy.

The food is delicious
Japan is home to lots of delicious, beautiful, and healthy foods. Sushi is one of the famous dishes in Japan, however there are many more dishes to entertain your mouth. Discover them here. 

It’s Private
The group session are kept to a minimum of 8 people so you can interact with the staff. 

Meet local Japanese people
Communication is often a problem for international travelers and that sometimes prevents you from fully enjoying your Japan trip. The staff are fluent in English, knowledgeable about food, Kyoto city & Japan, so be assured that you will have good interaction with staff.

Food images

Morning Class Bento 1 Morning Class Bento 2 Cooking Class Menu1

Afternoon Class Kappo 1 Afternoon Class Kappo 2 Afternoon Class Kappo 3

Cooking Class Images

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  • COOKING SUN STUDIO 

The Cooking Studio is approximately 10 minutes walk from the meeting point.
Please call +81 (0)75 746 5094 if you are late for meeting time, or please go directly to the studio.

Address
Funaya-cho 679, HIgashinakasuji Matsugara-agaru, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto
(京都市下京区東中筋松原上る舟屋町679)

Contact        
+81 (0)75 746 5094

How to get there

  • 20 mins walk from JR Kyoto Station
  • 10 mins walk from Shijyo/Karasuyama Station
  • 10 mins walk from Gojyo Station

Contact us for bookings and further information

1300 739 330

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