Cooking Class: Start Your Japanese Culinary Journey

Stretch your culinary skills to new horizons with this informative cooking class from Chef Gilzel. You'll learn techniques for creating an authentic Japanese meal using traditional cooking methods and classic flavors. Begin this Japanese culinary journey with a fresh cucumber and wakame salad with a squeeze of lemon. Then create a warming miso soup and a salmon teriyaki dish. Next you'll lightly fry seasonal vegetables to create crispy tempura, and round out the meal with pan-fried pork gyoza.


Cucumber and Wakame Salad

With house-made sesame soy dressing, sesame seeds and lemon

Miso Soup

With wakame, tofu and green onions

Salmon Teriyaki

With sesame and green onions

Seasonal Vegetable Tempura

Pan-Fried Pork Gyoza

With green onions, ginger and soy-garlic sauce

  • Minimum Guests 2
  • Maximum Guests 6
  • Event Duration 2.5 hours
  • Activity Level
  • LabelsGroup, Beginner, Date Night, Asian, Japanese
  • This is a BYOB venue and alcoholic beverages are not available for sale. You are welcome to bring beer and wine to enjoy during class.

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10 Aug 2022


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17 Dec 2021

Great class! So informative and patient! We had a lot of dietary restrictions and she just went with the flow and made happen! I appreciate her and her hubby and her two dogs! Also, I have a tip!

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Avery G.

17 May 2021

Chef Gilzel is wonderful. I love sushi but I wanted to learn more about it and she was an excellent teacher. She took her time explaining different cuts of fish and how to select the right ingredients, and explained the underlying flavor profiles of each ingredient and how adding different things would change or elevate the dish in certain ways. She is clearly very well versed in all things sushi and it shows! I highly recommend Chef Gilzel if you're interested in learning about techniques and flavors - she was fantastic and I hope to work with her again soon.

$ 85 Per person

all-inclusive: 2.5-hour class, meal and taxes.

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Event location: Las Vegas

Chef’s Place

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Chef Gilzel
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Chef Gilzel is a talented chef from Las Vegas, Nevada. She has a background in culinary arts and food service management, which has informed her work as one of the area's top sushi chefs. Specializing in Asian cuisine, Chef Gilzel began her career at an upscale Japanese eatery. From there, she's gone on to work with an array of renowned restaurants and resorts as well as hosting cooking classes on the side.

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