Morning Bento Cooking Course

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A morning of Japanese cookery and culture

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  • Free Cancelation - 7 Days Notice
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  • English
  • Join In Group
  • Meet Up With Guide
  • Wear traditonal buddhist monk clothing to embrace the cultural experience
  • Prepare 4-5 dishes to make a full bento lunch box
  • Learn about dashi broth (soup stock for Japanese cuisine) and various types of seasonings (soy sauce, mirin, sake, miso, etc) from your expert instructor
  • Enjoy a sociable, home-made lunch with your classmates
  • For another unique Japanese cooking class in the afternoon, try out our Kappa cooking course too!
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  • 14 Jul 2018
    This was a highly interactive and fun course. Highly recommend it.

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  • 1 Person

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    • Green tea on arrival
    • An apron to protect your clothes
    • Demonstrations and instruction from English speaking chefs
    • Homemade bento lunch

    US$ 65.55

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    • Demonstrations and instruction from English speaking chefs
    • Homemade bento lunch
  • Group of 2-3

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    • Demonstrations and instruction from English speaking chefs
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    US$ 63.00

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  • Group of 4-8

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    • Green tea on arrival
    • An apron to protect your clothes
    • Demonstrations and instruction from English speaking chefs
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What To Expect

Ever wondered how Japanese chefs manage to pack so many interesting flavors into the tiny treats in a bento box? Come along to a traditional cooking class to learn the tricks of the trade from expert local chefs. The sessions provide a fun and interactive environment for learning about the preparation of sushi, sesame salads and many other specialities. Your teachers will also offer you an insight into the historical background of 'Bento', and you'll be able to dress in sumae (the traditional dress of a working buddhist monk) to complete your cultural experience. After you've spent the morning perfecting your cooking skills, you'll feast upon your mini creations as you get to know the fellow chefs on your course. It's a fun filled morning of cultural discovery - foodies, don't miss out!

Kyoto Japanese cookery class
Learn to prepare Bento in a traditional Japanese setting
Bento Ingredients
All equipment and ingredients provided
Bento Box
Pack your Bento box full of flavours and taste-test it afterwards
Bento Box Cooking Class
Wear traditional clothing as an English speaking chef instructs you
Activity Information
Confirmation

Confirmation:

  • You will receive confirmation of your booking's availability within 1 business day. Once confirmed, we will send you the voucher via email
  • In the event that you do not receive an email from us, please check your Spam folder or notify us via email
Itinerary

Itinerary:

  • 9:30am staff welcome with complimentary green tea
  • Put on traditional buddhist monk attire
  • Learn about Japanese broth and seasonings
  • Cook 4-5 dishes for your bento box
  • Eat bento lunch with your classmates
  • 1:00pm session ends
Insider Tips

Insider Tips:

  • Make sure you take notes incase you want to impress friends and family with your homemade cooking later on
Additional Information

Additional Information:

  • Child ticket: Age 6-12
  • Children aged 0-5 can join for free sharing the same set of ingredients with an adult
  • 2 participants will cook together sharing the same set of ingredients
How To Use
  • You can present either a printed or an electronic voucher for this activity

Location:

  • Address: Funaya-cho 679, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto. See map for more details
  • How to get there: 1 minute walk from Nishinotoin Matsubara (Kyoto City Bus 50), 10 min walk from Shijo Station (Kyoto Municipal Subway Karasuma Line) or Karasuma Station (Hankyu Kyoto Line)
Cancelation Policy
  • Full refunds will be issued for cancelations made at least 7 days prior to the activity
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Reviews (44) 4.9
  • Victor 14 Jul 2018
    This was a highly interactive and fun course. Highly recommend it.
  • Yao Chin 8 Jun 2018
    Very good experiences to learn authentic Japanese food. Teacher are nice and helpful . Even I don't have experience to cook Japanese food before, I completed all the dishes with theirs help. Wanna join for another class in the future.
  • Ingrid 18 Mar 2018
    It was an incredible experience for my daughter and me. Everything was perfect! Location, instructors, menu and food. We highly recommend it!
  • Ann 2 Mar 2018
    Coco San is a great teacher and very friendly as well, she gave us many valuable tips as well. Please kindly check your maps, seems like the direction given is not very accurate according to one other classmate. Thank you.
  • KENIX 8 Jan 2018
    This is a great experience and got satisfy even you had not been cooked as past. No communicate problem and all are nice in class. Highly recommend and you would get much more than your expected.
  • Tsz Yan 28 Nov 2017
    Very nice spoken English with detailed explanation on how to cook the signature Japanese dishes! Ingredients are quite simple and can be commonly found in local supermarkets! Friendly staff who can speak English and Mandarin to guide you through. Really worth a session - enjoyable morning with bunch of people from all over the world!! Thanks cooking sun for making my Kyoto stay more remarkable!!
  • Janice 11 Oct 2017
    Great class, lovely teachers who patiently answered every single query.
  • Kai Rong Claudia Jeanette 6 Jun 2017
    Communication was not a problem as the instructors could speak really good English. They were really knowledgable and gave many tips! Also the demonstrations were clear and easy to follow. Most importantly, the food we made were really delicious!
  • Ho Yi 13 May 2017
    A very special experience in cooking traditional dishes and preparing lunch boxes in Kyoto. The teachings (in English) and demonstrations were clear and easy to follow. We have learnt quite a few useful tricks in making delicious Tempura, Dashi, egg rolls and sushi by ourselves. Overall speaking, a highly recommended activity in Kyoto!
  • Wing Yi Winnie 7 May 2017
    The teachers are very good. They explained clearly on every step. Even though you participate in group of two, both can have chance to do the cooking. Very nice experience!
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