Cooking Class: Mastering Sushi Rolls

Join Chef Gilzel in this hands-on sushi making class for intermediate learners. Ideal for those with moderate experience, you'll roll your way through the basics and start mastering knife cutting techniques and more. 

Across five courses, you'll dive into the art of sushi from slicing to rolling ingredients to perfecting sticky rice. Iconic rolls you'll learn how to handcraft include savory salmon donburi, authentic mini soy-sesame glazed spam musubi, classic nigiri sushi and refreshing maki rolls with spicy tuna, salmon, shrimp tempura and vegetables. For dessert, you'll prepare a thick and gooey Japanese bread pudding with brioche, heavy cream, milk, eggs, ginger and berry compote. 


Salmon Donburi 

With ikura, avocado, cucumber, green onions and ponzu

Mini Soy Sesame Glazed Spam Musubi 

With nori goma furikake, rice and eel sauce

Nigiri Sushi 

With tuna, salmon, avocado, ikura and masago

Maki Rolls 

With spicy tuna, salmon, shrimp tempura, and vegetable rolls

Japanese Bread Pudding 

With brioche, heavy cream, milk, eggs, ginger and berry compote

  • Minimum Guests 2
  • Maximum Guests 6
  • Event Duration 2.5 hours
  • Activity Level
  • LabelsSushi Making, Date Night, Asian, Japanese, Pescatarian
  • 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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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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