What you'll do
We will meet at my home kitchen located on Russian Hill in San Francisco where I will teach you how to make a Japanese home-cooked meal from scratch. The class will cover the basics of Japanese home cooking and students will learn how to create umami flavors using Japanese ingredients that are found in every household in Japan. In this class we will make a rice dish, Oyako Donburi, which uses chicken and egg and is a very popular home cooked meal in Japan. We will also prepare two side dishes as well as miso soup, which is a staple of the Japanese diet. We will then enjoy the prepared dishes with green tea. I will provide all of the ingredients and cooking implements, as well as recipes which you can take home with you. If you have any dietary restrictions, please let me know at the time of booking so that I can prepare alternatives for you. I was awarded the Bay Area "Quality Champion" award by Airbnb for receiving the highest quality scores on my cooking classes. My goal is to provide you with the best possible experience where you learn new skills and have fun!
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I was born and raised in southern rural Japan and have been passionate about cooking from a very young age. I learned how to cook from my grandmother who taught me traditional Japanese home cooking. With this experience, I will teach you all about the basics of Japanese home cooking and show you how to make an authentic Japanese meal, which you will prepare with your own two hands. We will eat what we prepare with green tea. You can see my passion for home cooking at my Instagram account @kenjiskitchensf I have facilitated team building events at Adobe, Airbnb and other companies throughout the Bay Area. If you are interested in scheduling a corporate team building event, please contact me directly.
1 main course 2 side dishes 1 soup Green Tea
I will serve green tea and water with lunch.
I limit this experience to a total of 6 people per class. I want to make sure that you have an intimate, hand-on experience.
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Where you'll be
We will meet at my home kitchen on Russian Hill where I will show you how to make a delicious Japanese home cooked meal. Please give yourself extra time to find parking just in case.
Things to keep in mind
If requested, the host can accommodate the dietary needs listed. You must let the host know before the experience if you’d like an accommodation.
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Up to 6 guests ages 13 and up can attend. It’s up to each guest to understand the ingredients being used and communicate any allergies or dietary restrictions to the host. Guests should also consider that consuming raw or undercooked meats, poultry,…
I live on the second floor so guests will have to climb one flight of stairs
Authentic Japanese home cooking