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Washoku Culinary Experience with Knife Demonstration

Practice making washoku with knife techniques.

After watching a live demonstration by a local washoku chef, participants can try their hand at preparing fresh fish themselves! Participants will learn about kitchen knives and experience the difference in ease of slicing before and after sharpening. After that, participants will prepare sushi and sashimi to savor for lunch.

Washoku Culinary Experience in Yamagata City

What's Included

  • Ingredients
  • Rental space
  • Chef’s fee
  • English-speaking guide


¥26,000 per person

Experience Availability


Average Duration

Approximately 3 hours

Meeting Location

Yamagata Creative City Center Q1, room 1-A
The Hidden Japan Yamagata City office

Minimum number of participants

4 people 
Two groups of two people 

Maximum number of participants

10 people

Important notes

Experience availability may vary. Reserve to confirm availability.
Please notify us at least 3 days before if you must cancel or modify your reservation.

Washoku culinary experience reservations

You can send a booking inquiry for your experience below. After we receive your inquiry, we will confirm the booking with our partners and send you a booking confirmation email at least 3 days before your desired date.
Please note this form does not confirm the availability of an experience or reserves an experience straightaway.

Cancellation policy

Our general cancellation policy for this experience is below. Cancellation fees may vary according to exceptional circumstances.

3 business days before tour start date

20% of total price

Date of experience before designated start time​

50% of total price

After designated start time, or in the event of a no show ​

100% of total price