Sushi Making Master-Class

In the heart of Niigata Prefecture, where the coastline weaves a captivating tale of pristine waters and rich marine life, a culinary adventure awaits. The cold embrace of winter transforms these seas into a haven for exquisite fish, their flavors elevated by the region’s unique maritime conditions. Simultaneously, Niigata’s claim to fame as the birthplace of Japan’s finest rice adds another layer to its culinary allure. The soft, snow-melt waters nourish expansive rice fields, ensuring an abundance of this premium grain.

Embark on a journey that fuses the best of Niigata’s offerings—a sushi-making class guided by a seasoned chef with over 50 years of mastery. At the helm of one of the city’s premier sushi establishments, the owner, a true sushi savant, imparts the secrets of crafting perfect sushi. This culinary rendezvous not only delves into the delicate art of sushi-making but also immerses participants in the cultural richness and history of Niigata, a region where the union of land and sea creates culinary magic.

Things to expect

  • Delve into an exclusive masterclass with a globally renowned sushi chef.
  • Craft 10 nigiri-sushi using premium, fresh ingredients
  • Explore the rich history of sushi in Niigata, complete with valuable vocabulary tips to enhance your understanding.
  • Conclude your culinary journey with a delectable meal, featuring specialty miso soup and delightful tea.

Included:
– Lesson and ingredients fee
– Translator/Guide fee
– Meal fee

Not Included:
– Transportation to/from the meeting place
– Translator/Guide tip

※Reservation cut off : 1 week
(If special circumstances we will try to accommodate, but cannot make any guarantees)

Tour Information

Reservation
  • Availability
    All year (advance reservation required)
  • Duration
    2 hours
  • Capacity
    20 people
  • Minimum
    2 people
  • Age limit
    -
  • Fee
    (Per person)
    15,000 JPY
  • Area
    Niigata City (Furumachi Area)

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    Reservation inquiry
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    【Reservation flow】
    After receiving your reservation request, we will confirm availability and contact you via e-mail with further details. This can take at least 2 business days. Your request will be confirmed via email, and simply submitting this form is not considered confirmation.
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    【Payment】
    1. Credit card (5% transfer fee)
    2. Bank transfer (fees to be handled by sender)
    ※Cash upon meeting may be accepted in certain circumstances.

    【Identity Confirmation】
    Please bring your passport or another form of identification in order to confirm your name and age at the time of your reservation.

    【Cancellation】
    The tour will be held, regardless of the weather. In the unlikely event of a natural disaster or cancellation of the tour, you will be contacted by e-mail.
    Unless specified otherwise, free cancellation until 24 hours prior to the tour start time.

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    BY JAPANESE LAW IT IS ILLEGAL FOR PERSONS UNDER 20 YEARS OF AGE TO DRINK ALCOHOL.
    WE DO NOT CONDONE DRUNK DRIVING. IN JAPAN THE LEGAL ALCOHOL LIMIT IS 0 (zero).
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