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No one is born a great Cook, one learns by doing.

– Julia Child


Tokyo Cooking Studio offers hands-on cooking classes, culinary experiences, culinary tour in a small group setting. And, this is the place to learn more about Japan from a culinary perspective.

Private Culinary Shopping Guide is also available

  • Book us for a private kitchen tools and Japanese ingredients shopping  condiments and ingredients
  • 5 hours including lunch (choice of: okonomiyaki, sushi, or soba) maximum 6 guests
  • Meet place:Kikuyabashi Police Box  https://g.co/kgs/ER3p5m
  • Meeting time: 10am and ends at 3pm
  • 20,000yen person
  • Please book as early as possible so that we can hold a date for you!

Additional Notes

  • Ingredients slightly may change depending on seasonal vegetables (ex, fresh tomato only summer, so use can tomato)
  • If you have any special dietary requirements, food allergies, vegetarian, or  other requests, please inform us when you make your reservation
  • In person class there are a maximum of 6 guests or 10+ for a private event

Class Cancellation Policy



This experience is an opportunity to learn the foundation of Japanese cuisine. We will meet at the market, we will walk around in the market to learn about Japanese fruit culture, vegetables, wagyu, Japanese condiments, and lots of fish to see. After picking some ingredients, we will walk through Shibuya neighborhood and come to my studio.

– Onigiri with cod roe, umeboshi
– Miso soup with fried tofu and spring onion
– Lotus root sandwich with shrimp paste with shiso leaves serve with Sansho pepper
– Wagyu yakiniku with fresh wasabi and yakiniku sauce
– Cucumber salad with octopus and ginger flower
– Dashiyaki-tamago, Japanese egg omelette
– Strawberry Daifuku (mochi stuffed with strawberry and white bean paste) in winter, lest of the season is lemon daifuku
– Yuzusake

* Menu changes slightly due to seasonal availabilities 

Please let us know any dietary request in advance.

Classes Length
4.5 hours

Class Fee

Sushi Making 101

Sushi making is a well known Japanese culinary art. This class we will start making sushi rice. And shaping a few kinds of sushi dishes: nigiri, gunkan-maki, rolls, and inari-sushi. We will also learn how to slice raw. Great opportunity to learn authentic home cooking style sushi in this class.


  • Nigiri with tuna, salmon, and seasonal raw fish, ikura, and seafood
  • Gunkan-maki, boat sushi
  • Rolls with cucumber, umeboshi, and shiso leaves
  • Miso soup with clams
  • Black sesame ice cream with seasonal fruits
  • Yuzu sake

15,400yen person

Ramen making with a chef

Ramen is very creative dish, no as soba or udon traditional Japanese noodle dishes. Each ramen shop has their own creative broth to show off, and each of us pick their favorite broth flavors. I have came out this recipes after trying many recipes that we can cook within 3 hours cooking gyoza and dessert on the side. And leaing so much about Japanese seasonings and umami. Chicken broth base shoyu (soy sauce) ramen with chicken chashu and ramen egg

  • Chicken broth base ramen with chicken chashu and ramen eggs
  • Gyoza with pork, cabbage, chives
  • Black sesame ice cream with azuki beans
  • Seasonal fruits
  • Yuzu Sake

Classes Length

2.5 hours

Class Fee

¥13,200 person


When I opened my cooking studio for mainly tourists, everyone told me how much they enjoyed eating ramen throughout their trip in Japan. And, vegetarian guests have told me they haven’t been able to try any ramen because they can’t find a vegetarian version of it. I have created this class, and it became a big hit!

Class Menu

  • Vegetarian Ramen with Miso, Sesame, Chili Paste Topped with Seasonal Grilled Vegetables and Ramen Eggs
  • Vegan Gyoza
  • Easy Black Sesame Ice Cream and Seasonal Fruits
  • Sake or Non-alcoholic drinks

* Please understand the class menu will change slightly due to seasonality of ingredients.

Classes Length
2.5 hours

Class Fee
¥13,200 person

Izakaya Cooking Class

One of my favorite Japanese meals is absolutely the Japanese tapas food! Izakaya is the place where we can taste the most creative homey food with drinks. It includes, varieties of deep fried dishes, sashimi, salad, tofu dishes, dips, braised meat and much more. Itazaka is the place where I get my food inspiration, each places makes very different creative dishes, they can be for small dishes with drinks and and some main dishes can be home cooking lunch or dinner. This class is the one you can learn all of them. It covers lots of good Japanese cooking techniques such as braised, deep fry, raw food, and knife skills.

Class Menu:

  • Tamagoyaki with Baby Sardines and Spring Onion
  • Wagyu yakiniku with yuzu chili pepper
  • Gyoza Pizza with cilantro with house made chili oil
  • Seasonal sashimi platter with freshly grated wasabi
  • Avocado with salted kelp, shiso, ginger flower, serve with soy sauce and sesame oil
  • Oinari, seasoned fried tofu stuffed rice with red ginger
  • Beer and Yuzu sake

* Please understand the class menu will change slightly due to seasonality of ingredients

Class Fee

¥13,200 person

Okonomiyaki at Home

If you travel throughout Japan, I am sure you will be eating this dish that you might not have seen or tasted before where you live. This dish originated in Osaka, the city known as the cheap and great food. Super excited to share with you my way of making okonomiyaki using a simple frying pan, freshly made okonomiyaki sauce, and how to make super cool kewpie mayo deco. You’ll learn “only Japan” cooking tools, umami ingredients you can’t skip, and many substitute ideas. This Japanese food, I always enjoy cooking for my family and friends. Fantastic entertaining dish to learn from your Japan trip and bring it home!

These are the full menu on this experience: Osaka style okonomiyaki, miso soup making from Dashi broth, tomato salad with Yuzu ponzu dressing, black sesame ice cream with seasonal fruits and azuki beans.

​Vegetarian requests are always welcome!


  • Okonomiyaki; a combination style of Osaka and Hiroshima
  • Miso soup with seasonal vegetables
  • Seasonal salad with ponzu dressing
  • Black sesame ice cream with azuki beans and fruits
  • Yuzu sake
  • * Please understand the class menu will change slightly due to seasonality of ingredients.

Classes Length
2.5  hours

Class Fee
¥13,200 person


One of the most essential Japanese meals is Japanese breakfast. It represents what is real about Japanese cooking; fermentation. In this class, we will be covering the most fundamental Japanese cooking.

– Washoku breakfast with grilled salmon
– Natto with spring onion
– Tofu salad with ginger and bonito flakes
– Miso soup with seasonal vegetables
– Japanese rolled egg omelette
– Donabe cooked brown rice

* Please understand the class menu will change slightly due to the seasonality of ingredients.

Classes Length
2.5 hours

Class Fee
¥13,200 person


Small, delicate soft chewy mochi desserts are just delicious with a cup of tea. Ingredients are uniquely savory and cooking involves without an oven. Japanese sweets are very different from western desserts. Most of the Japanese desserts are butter free and many of them are gluten free. There are many good techniques you can learn from this class. And the desserts are fantastic after the sushi party!

Class Menu:

  • Seasonal Fruit daifuku, mochi stuffed red bean or white paste with seasonal fruits
  • Dango with Black Sesame Sauce
  • Taiyaki with Red Beans Paste, and choice of cream cheese and Nutella 

*Picture is in the process of updating. The class is Taiyaki (NOT dorayaki) and Dango is black sesame sauce

Classes Length
2.5 hours

Class Fee
¥13,200 person

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