Cooking Class: Exploring Japanese Cuisine

In this hands-on class wih Chef Shinya, you'll explore the culture and flavors of Japan across six courses of exquisite and authentic cuisine. 

Chef Shinya will begin with several delectable dishes, including ultra-soft and handmade udon noodles with a warm and salty dipping broth, and a steaming fresh bowl of spinach ohitashi. Next, you'll learn how to create an intricate tamagoyaki; a spongy Japanese favorite with layers of fried egg. You'll also learn how to prepare fresh broiled seasonal fish and Japanese sweet red bean parfait for dessert. 


Handmade Udon Noodles 

With wheat four, water and sea salt

Warm Dipping Broth 

With soy sauce, mirin, sake, water and dashi

Spinach Ohitashi 

With warm dipping sauce and sesame seeds


With eggs, brown sugar, sea salt, dashi and vegetable oil

Broiled Seasonal Fish 

With soy sauce, sesame seeds and brown sugar

Japanese Sweet Red Bean Parfait 

With seasonal fruit, organic vanilla ice cream and matcha syrup

  • Minimum Guests 2
  • Maximum Guests 4
  • Event Duration 3 hours
  • Activity Level
  • LabelsAsian, Japanese, Couples, Date Night
  • 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.

Classpop! guest reviews for other experiences with Chef Shinya

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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

Exact location is provided after booking.

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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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