Happy, healthy, tasty! Learn how to make beautiful sushi art rolls so you can impress your audience doing them back home ! Have a hands-on cooking experience and discover the benefits of the ingredients Japanese use to stay healthy. In a cooking studio used by pros, one of our fluently English speaking "sensei" will guide you to cook a full Japanese course menu.
Saori is the culinary expert. She majored in Cookery Science and is doing diet counseling, a skill she applied working as a personal chef for families. Fluent in English with her US experience, she will show you how to perform in Japanese food! She likes to create as drawing and photography are her other hobbies but also in food: she makes her own miso paste !
Meg is so much a food professional that she became personality of the food world. Radio, internet, she endeavors to let the world know about the benefits of the Japanese food, for health and lifestyle. And that’s why she is on the Odyssey Japan cooking lessons, Former flight attendant, she keeps herself healthy with her passion for salsa and yoga!
Nana will bring the “Omotenashi”, the Japanese manners at your table, as she is a certified instructor. But don’t worry about being doing things wrong, the former flight attendant who lived 20 years in the United States, knows how to entertain folks coming to her class. She might be a gourmet but she never says no to a good ramen!
Our kitchen in Shinjuku area is a 6mn walk on from a true oasis of peace in Tokyo : Shinjuku Gyoen Garden. For 200 yen fee (500yen from March 19th), you can visit and appreciate the relaxing spring atmosphere. Needless to say that the cherry blossom season (March/April) is one of the best time to come, but the abundant changing flora is worth looking all-year-round like the azaleas and roses season in May.
Opening hours and entrance fee.
9am to 4pm (closes at 4.30pm). Open every day except Monday (closed Tuesday if Monday is a national holiday).
Entrance fee : 200 yen
From March 19th : 9am to 5:30pm (closes at 6pm)
Entrance fee. Adult : 500 yen. Children 15 and under: free of charge
Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden is closed for New Year from December 29 to January 3.
Drinking alcohol, using sports equipment and musical instrument in the garden are prohibited.
For any specific inquiries, please contact us here.
Booking are automatically accepted on TripAdvisor and Expedia but replies for specific demands will be done during Japan working hours (Monday-Friday, 9am to 5pm, Japan time).