Cooking Class: Cook the Best of Japanese Cuisine

Discover the flavorful secrets behind five classic Japanese dishes in this hands-on cooking class with Chef Derrick. You'll master appetizers, entrées and dessert featuring authentic Japanese flavors and easy-to-master culinary techniques.


Start off by perfecting the art of savory pan-fried gyoza bites filled with expertly-seasoned pork, shrimp and onion. Next, master miso soup before whipping up a mouthwateringly tender beef teriyaki served over Japanese fried rice. Become a pro at frying shrimp and vegetables tempura style before wrapping up this restaurant-worthy meal with elegant Japanese coffee jelly.


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Handmade Gyoza

With pork, shrimp, onions and wonton wrappers


Miso Soup

With dashi powder, tofu, sweet potatoes and wakame seaweed


Beef Teriyaki and Japanese Fried Rice

With soy sauce, mirin, sugar and rice


Shrimp and Vegetable Tempura

With soy sauce, mirin, sugar and traditional dipping sauce


Japanese Coffee Jelly

With espresso, gelatine and heavy cream

  • Minimum Guests 2
  • Maximum Guests 14
  • Event Duration 3 hours
  • Activity Level
  • LabelsGroup, Beginner, Date Night, Asian, Japanese

Guest reviews for Chef Derrick

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Bridget B.

24 Aug 2022

We loved our cooking class with Chef Derrick! He is an amazing instructor and kept us engaged the entire time. We learned so many valuable tips and techniques from him. We highly recommend taking all of his classes!

$ 95 Per person

all-inclusive: 3-hour class, meal and taxes.


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Over the past 30 years, Chef Derrick has built an admirable career in the culinary arts. His time in the kitchen has taken him from Philippines to California in roles ranging from line cook to head chef. Much of his experience occurred in the hospitality industry, which provided him a keen service-oriented skill set. With so much to offer his guests, Chef Derrick is ready to help you taste the good life.

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