Cooking Class: Japanese Cooking With a Five-Star Chef

In this hands-on class with Chef Shinya, you will learn how to prepare authentic Japanese cuisine across an impressive display of six courses. 

First, Chef Shinya will begin with some classic Japanese dishes, including a salty seasonal miso soup and a fresh field green and shredded cabbage salad. You'll also learn how to master the art of dumplings with hearty pork gyoza dumplings, as well as juicy shrimp gyoza dumplings stuffed with a variety of meats, cabbage and vegetables. You'll also learn to whip up takikomi gohan, a traditional Japanese rice dish, as a savory complement to your meal.


Seasonal Miso Soup 

With miso paste, dashi, seasonal vegetables and wakame

Field Green and Shredded Cabbage Salad 

With an onion-ponzu dressing

Pork Gyoza Dumplings 

With shredded cabbage and Japanese garlic chives

Shrimp Gyoza Dumplings 

With ground pork, shredded cabbage and onion

Dipping Sauce 

With soy sauce, rice vinegar, garlic chili sauce and sesame seeds

Takikomi Gohan 

With 50% milled rice, dashi, soy sauce, sake, mirin and seasonal vegetables

  • Minimum Guests 2
  • Maximum Guests 4
  • Event Duration 3 hours
  • Activity Level
  • LabelsAsian, Japanese, Couples, Date Night, Valentine's
  • 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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22 Aug 2022

Chef Shinya was incredibly knowledgable and shared interesting scientific insight behind great tasting food.

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11 Aug 2022

Great class with lots of good info

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04 Jul 2022

Chef Shinya is an excellent teacher and a very experienced cook. The tips and tricks I learned from him will be very valuable as I work to improve my Ramen.

$ 109 Per person

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

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Event location: Seattle

Chef’s Place

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Chef Shinya
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Chef Shinya is a Japanese chef who specializes in traditional dishes from his home country enhanced with local flavors and ingredients of the West Coast. His combination of both classic Japanese techniques and native ingredients makes for dishes that are truly unique. Chef Shinya has lots of industry experience, having worked as both a culinary instructor and chef trainer. He also formerly owned a restaurant that earned three stars from Seattle Times. 

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