Discover the magic of a Japanese bento box in this interactive cooking class with Chef Ivan. He'll teach you the basics of creating a balanced bento box and then help you prepare a variety of recipes to fill your bento box. Some selections include umami-packed miso soup with tofu, pan-seared pork dumplings, fresh sushi and more. You'll also learn to make vanilla ube ice cream with purple potatoes as a sweet treat to end this bento box class.
With seaweed, bonito flakes, scallions and tofu
Gyoza: Pan-Seared Pork Dumplings
With garlic, ginger, scallions, corn starch and soy sauce
Sushi of the Day
With fresh market seafood, rice, vinegar and seaweed
Okonomiyaki: Savory Cabbage Pancakes
With eggs, bacon, flour and scallions
Ube Ice Cream
With purple potatoes, heavy cream, milk and vanilla
Chef Ivan began attending culinary school at the tender age of 14. His adventures in the world of food preparation took him through Europe and eventually brought him to New York, where he manages a catering company and volunteers teaching children's cooking classes. With a focus on sushi, Italian and French cuisines, Chef Ivan is always excited to share novel kitchen techniques with his guests and students.