• 訪日観光客向け日本料理教室

     

    Japanese cooking class for international visitors,

    a fun activity in Tokyo!

    YOROKOBI kitchen

  • In a homey atmosphere sprinkled with Japanese elements,

    you will experience an enjoyable also informative cooking activity!

     

     

    Miso soup making is included in all classes. You will learn how to make Japanese soup stock called DASHI from scratch and experience the taste of UMAMI.

    Through our cooking class, you will...

    - experience the enjoyment of Japanese food culture

    - enjoy using Japanese unique utensils and traditional cookware

    - taste authentic Japanese flavors from fresh ingredients

    - get a printed recipe in English so that you can re-create what you make at the class in your kitchen

    - experience wearing traditional Japanese styled apron or chef coat

    Features of YOROKOBI kitchen

    - Private hands-on cooking class (1 - 6 people)

    - Great activity for a family or a group of friends

    -Children are welcome!

    *Children need to be accompanied by a responsible adult

    *Age 6-12 can get 20% discount from a full price

    -We always welcome Vegetarian, Vegan and Muslim guests!

    *Seasoning and flavoring materials for all classes are free of alcohol/animal products.

    *Pork is not used in all our classes.

    *Halal certified meat (chicken and beef) is prepared.

    *A compact prayer space is available.

  • Lesson overview

    -Morning class starts at 10:30

    (meeting time - 10:20)

     

    -Afternoon class starting at 13:00

    (meeting time - 12:50)

     

    -Evening class starts at 16:30

    (meeting time - 16:20)

    The activity time is flexible.

    Please feel free to ask.

    - Duration:

    2.5 - 3 hours

    the cooking time is approximately for 2 hours. The rest is for eating your creations.

     

    * Dorayaki class -

    duration is 2 hours including time to eat.

    -Language:

    English, Japanese

    If you are Japanese learner, we are happy to give your class being your practice partner. Enjoy Japanese cooking and improve your Japanese!

  • Classes & Prices (tax included)

     

    difficulty level - ♢♢♢♢♢

    NEW!

    GYOZA course

    ♦♦♦♦♢

    JAPANESE FRIED DUMPLINGS

    In this class, you will learn how to make not only fillings also wrappers from scratch.

    ¥8,300

    ●GYOZA DUMPLINGS (6 pieces)

    2 side dishes

    ●Miso soup

    +

    rice

    drink

    seasonal Japanese fruits

    NEW!

    KATSU CURRY course

    ♦♦♦♢♢

     

    Japanese curry and chicken cutlet is the best combination.

    ¥8,300

    ●Japanese curry

    ●Chicken cutlet

    ●1 side dish

    ●Miso soup

    +

    drink

    seasonal Japanese fruits

    SUSHI course    

    ♦♦♦♦♢

     

    for sushi lovers!

    ¥8,500

    ●Assorted Sushi (each person will make 4 pieces of nigiri, 1 piece of inari and sushi roll)

    Grating fresh wasabi plant

    ●Miso soup

    + 

    drink

    seasonal Japanese fruits

    ※ sushi toppings may differ based on the season

    OYAKO-DON course   

    ♦♦♦♢♢

     

    One of the most popular donburi dishes

    ¥7,900

    Oyako-don (chicken & egg on rice)

    ●2 side dishes

    ●Miso soup

    +

    drink

    seasonal Japanese fruits

    OKONOMIYAKI course   

    ♦♦♦♢♢

     

    DELICIOUS JAPANESE DISH loved by men and women of all ages!

    ¥7,900

    Okonomiyaki with beef (Japanese savory pancakes with beef)

    ●2 side dishes

    ●Miso soup

    +

    drink

    seasonal Japanese fruits

    TAKOYAKI course

    ♦♦♦♢♢

     

    not only taste good also fun to make!

    ¥7,900

    Takoyaki (octopus balls)

    ●2 side dishes

    ●Miso soup

    +

    drink

    seasonal Japanese fruits

    ONIGIRI course

    ♦♦♢♢♢

     

    simple menu but essential part in Japanese foOD culture

    ¥7,500

    Onigiri (3 rice balls)

    Tamagoyaki (rolled omlette)

    Karaage (Japanese styled fried chicken)

    Tsukemono ( Japanese pickled vegetable)

    ●Miso soup

    +

    drink

    seasonal Japanese fruits

    DORAYAKI course

    ♦♢♢♢♢

     

    Classic Japanese CONFECTIONERY with sweet red bean paste loved by people in all generations

    ¥5,500

    Dorayaki (4 pieces - Japanese pancakes with sweet red bean filling)

    +

    drink

    seasonal Japanese fruits

  • How to book

    Please click BOOKING tab to display the booking form.

    Once we receive your booking request, we will send you a confirmation email with a request for the payment. Credit card payment through PayPal in advance is required. Your booking will be completed after the payment.

    Please make a book at least 3 days prior to the lesson.

    Children (age 6 - 12) will get 20% discount from a full price.

     

    Cancellation Policy

    ― More than 7 days to the scheduled class - full refund

    ― 7 days to 72 hours prior - 50% refund

    ― No shows and less than 72 hours - not refundable

    Please notify us via email (mail@yorokobi-kitchen.tokyo). We will refund your credit card through Paypal

     

  • Access & Map

    address : 2F, 1-14-9 Midori, Sumidaku, Tokyo 130-0021

    (〒130-0021 東京都墨田区緑1-14-9 2F)

     

    ― 5 minute walk from exit A5 of Toei Oedo line RYOGOKU station

    (都営大江戸線 両国駅 A5出口より徒歩5分)

    OR

    ― 10 minute walk from East exit of JR RYOGOKU station

    (JR 両国駅 東口より徒歩10分)

     

    We are located on 2nd floor. You will find a coffee shop 'Matsuzaki Coffee' on GF in the building. We'll come down and meet you in front of the coffee shop at meeting time.

  • RYOGOKU information

    We are located in 両国(Ryogoku)area, which is well known as Sumo Town. There are 両国国技館(Ryogoku Kokugikan – Sumo Stadium) and 江戸東京博物館 (Edo-Tokyo Museum) in the same area. You will enjoy a traditional Japanese atmosphere here. Ryogoku is highly recommended for sightseeing in Tokyo.

    Ryogoku Kokugikan - Sumo stadium (両国国技館)

    - 2 minutes walk from JR Ryogoku station West exsit

    http://www.sumo.or.jp/En

    Edo-Tokyo Museum (江戸東京博物館)

    - 7 minutes walk from JR Ryogoku station East exit

    - 1 minute walk from Toei Oedo line Ryogoku station A3 or A4 Exit

    https://www.edo-tokyo-museum.or.jp/en/

    The Sumida Hokusai Museum (すみだ北斎美術館)

    - 9 minutes walk from JR Ryogoku station East exit

    - 5 minutes walk from Toei Oedo line Ryogoku station A3 Exit

    http://hokusai-museum.jp/modules/Page/pages/view/1111?lang=en

    Also easy access to...

    Tokyo Skytree (20minutes)

    • train  - JR Ryogoku ー(JR Sobu line)→ Kinshi-cho ー(Tokyo metro)→ Oshiage
    • a city circular bus operated by Sumida ward  - it goes to oshiage directly from Ryogoku area

    Asakusa (15minutes)

    • train  - JR Ryogoku ー(JR Sobu line)→Asakusabashi ー(Toei Asakusa line)→ Asakusa

    Kappabashi, kitchenware street (20-25minutes)

    • train - JR Ryogoku ー(JR Sobu line)→ Akihabara ー(JR Keihin Tohoku line) → Ueno ー(Tokyo metro Ginza line) → Tawara-machi
    Also you can walk there from Asakusa. It will take only 10 minutes or so.

    Akihabara (5minutes)

    • train - JR Ryogoku ー(JR Sobu line)→ Akihabara 
  • Testimonials

    This cooking was exceeded our expectations. We learn a lot, had fun, and the food was delicious. A great activity for the family!

    Amy

    This was the perfect way to spend an afternoon! I can' t wait to try the recipe I learned today when I get back home. The entire experience was so much fun, Nahoko is adorable and super knowledgeable AND the food was DELICIOUS. you won't be sorry you came!!

    Chloe

    My entire family had a wonderful time cooking with Nahoko. Her instructions were clear and simple, and the food we made was delicious! We were going home to Los Angeles with her recipes and inspiration to make Donburi at home! We highly recommend the experience!

    Patrice

    We loved our class at Yorokobi kitchen. The lesson was full of laughter, joy, and great information. Nahoko is super friendly and great teacher. If you are looking for a cooking class in Tokyo, we really recommend this class for a fun and detailed lesson!

    Trevor and Elisabeth

    Great class! Sushi was delicious and teaching was clear and informative! Thank you!

    Julia

    What a treat! Nahoko is lovely and speaks very good English. We made delicious soup and sushi. Arigato!

    Pattie

    The mystery of sushi revealed. Thank you Nahoko!

    Bill

    Arigato Nahoko! I loved leaning how to make sushi and miso soup. It makes me want to go home and make it for myself. Everything was delicious and satisfying. This afternoon was an unforgettable part of my visit to Tokyo.

    katharine

    A memorable experience. Clearly our time with you was one of the highlights of our trip.

    JoAnn and Bob

  • News/Press

    2017.10.20

    Resistered as one of Japanese tadaku hosts to spread the enjoyment of Japanese cooking experience to more people!

    https://youtu.be/ah-mt_p3kpU (youtube)

    http://www.halalmedia.jp/archives/29658/tadaku-with-locals/ (English)

    http://www.halalmedia.jp/ja/archives/29658/tadaku-with-locals/ (Japanese 日本語)

    2017.07.25

    Nahoko got interviewed as a part of 100夢 project by Kaede Takase. 

    https://www.peace-free.com/no-50-nahoko  (Japanese 日本語)

  • Message from YOROKOBI kitchen

    Konnichiwa!

    Thank you for visiting our website. YOROKOBI ”喜び" is a Japanese word for happiness. To let tourists from all over the world enjoy Japanese food culture with the five senses, we provide hands on cooking class. In a homey atmosphere, you will experience an enjoyable also informative cooking activity. It will be new for you to use Japanese unique cooking utensils and treat yourself to authentic Japanese dishes made yourself. We always welcome vegetarian, vegan and Muslim guests. All our recipes are flexibly developed to fit your needs. Please have a lot of fun at the class and make many happy memories of Japanese cooking experience!

    YOROKOBI kitchen

    cooking INSTRUCTOR

    Nahoko Ouchi

    • is a Certified Licenced Cook
    • Japanese kitchen and food safety Certified

    • 10+ years of work experience in the Food service Industry including hands-on experience at a Japanese restaurant as a sushi staff

    • is Foodie, who loves traveling!

    • Born and raised in Tokyo

     

     

    members

    founder/cooking instructor

    Nahoko Ouchi

     

    manager/photographer

    Yasuko Otsuka

     

    architect/space designer

    Takashi Ouchi

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  • Workshops & Events

    YOROKOBI kitchenでは日本人の方も楽しめるワークショップを開催しております!

    We hold workshops and events!

    あまり料理は得意じゃないけど、料理教室に行くのは少しハードルが高い…そんな方もお気軽にYOROKOBI kitchenに遊びに来て頂きたい、そんな思いからワークショップを始めました。日本や海外の食文化に触れ、文化体験をしてもらうことを目的に毎月テーマを変えて行っています。料理は苦手だけど食には興味がある、ただただ美味しい物を食べたい、食文化に触れたい、そんな方々大歓迎です!どうぞお気軽にご参加下さい。

    不定期開催のイベントも企画しております。

    開催レポート、スケジュールや募集開始のお知らせはYOROKOBI letterに随時更新していきますのでどうぞご覧ください。

     

    We started our workshops and events to have our space open to everyone including Japanese people and foreigners living in Japan. The aim of our workshop is to enjoy cultures deliciously. Themes are always different but related to Japanese or foreign food cultures. If you are foodie and like cultural exchanges, please feel free to join our workshops and events!

    We will inform the updated details and schedules in our blog, YOROKOBI letter.

     

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