Prepare sushi from scratch with the guidance of a master chef.
In this special sushi workshop held in the Q1 Creative City Center in Yamagata City, a master chef will guide you how to transform fish into restaurant-grade sashimi to ultimately create a delicious plate of nigiri and rolled sushi for yourself to enjoy!
Yamagata Prefecture borders the Sea of Japan and has a bounty of rice fields throughout the prefecture, which is why it is no surprise that you will be using local ingredients sourced straight from the prefecture to create your dish.
Experience a Sushi Workshop in Yamagata City
A professional chef will demonstrate and guide you through sushi-creating techniques.
Ingredient and room hire fees
Your handmade sushi to enjoy!
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Approximately 2 hours
Experience availability may vary. Reserve to confirm availability.
We ask for reservations 3 weeks in advance to accommodate for the schedule of the chefs and local guide who will be present to help you with the language barrier. However you are welcome to send us a message to see if the chef is free even 2-3 days before.
Please notify us at least 3 days before if you must cancel or modify your reservation.
Create top-class sushi in the heart of the city
This sushi workshop will begin at the Q1 Creative City Center in Yamagata City, where our main office is located. You may leave any luggage you may have with you in our office, then ascend to the second floor to cook in one of the kitchen spaces. You will preparing the fish to be made into sashimi with the guidance of a master chef. The season determines the fish you will prepare, as the ingredients are locally caught fish from Yamagata Prefecture.
The chef will demonstrate cutting techniques as well as the type of cuts that are best suited for sashimi used for nigiri sushi. You will also be able to try your hand at cutting your sashimi together with the chef and use the sashimi made in this demonstration in your own sushi.
Following this, the chef will then teach you three of the main methods used to make nigiri sushi with an emphasis on shaping techniques using the high quality rice produced in Yamagata.
Participants will then work to make and plate their own sushi with supervision of the chef either at the sushi counter or at your own tables (for large groups).
Participants are encouraged to be active in all parts of the sushi workshop but also know that you are free to just watch and leave it to the chef at anytime.
Following the completion of your sushi, you will enjoy lunch centered around your masterpieces with the chef!
Inquire about your Sushi Workshop in Yamagata City today!
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Our general cancelation policy for our experiences is below. Cancelation fees may vary according to exceptional circumstances.
3 business days before date of experience
2 business days before date of experience
30% of total price
1 business day before date of experience
50% of total price
100% of total price