Cooking Class: Recreate Classic Asian Savory Flavors

In Chef Jonathan’s hands-on cooking class, you’ll learn to combine the trifecta of flavors — salty, savory and sweet — to create a single menu of artful Asian cuisine.

Begin with a mushroom dashi soup served with savory garlic tofu and a saliferous combination of soy sauce and fish sauce, all perfumed by the licorice-like notes of star anise. Next, prepare ahi tuna to be served with a mildly sweet lotus root puree and fashion a spicy salmon roll with a zesty ginger avocado cream. For dessert, complete the menu with matcha Japanese sweet potato fritters.


Mushroom Dashi Soup and Fried Garlic Tofu

With soy sauce, fish sauce, star anise, mirin and jalapeños

Ahi Tuna Katsu and Lotus Root Purée

With bread crumbs, peas, shallots and a miso glaze

Spicy Salmon Hand Roll and Crunchy Puffy Garlic

With pickled carrots, cucumber and ginger avocado cream

Matcha Japanese Sweet Potato Fritters

With coconut milk, and black and white sesame seeds

  • Minimum Guests 2
  • Maximum Guests 4
  • Event Duration 2 hours
  • Activity Level
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  • LabelsCouples, Sushi Making, Asian, Japanese, Pescatarian

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05 May 2023

Excellent!!! Gracious, knowledgeable and patient. Chef Johnathan was the host with the most. We had a spectacular prep and meal. We are still talking about the great learning experience, conversation and delicious meal we enjoyed.

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14 Feb 2023

Excellent food, great company and overall great experience. Highly recommended! I'll be signing up for more classes with Chef Jonathan for sure!

Outside Reviews for Chef Jonathan

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Nicole W.

30 Nov 2022

Chef Jonathan is a culinary professional with 20 years of experience. He has worked with high profile clients and has worked under Michelin star and celebrity chefs. He has so much to offer his guests as far as cuisine and skills.

$ 95 Per person

all-inclusive: 2-hour class, meal and taxes.

This class does not have any dates.

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Chef Jonathan has over 20 years of culinary experience, which has led him to work under celebrity and Michelin-star chefs, and be the private chef to many high-profile celebrities. With a passion for healthy cooking and unique fusion cuisines, Chef Jonathan's creative meals are a delight to enjoy. Now, he is excited to lead engaging cooking classes to pass along knowledge of kitchen techniques and elevated fare.

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