The Art of Washoku Program for Food Enthusiasts

Learn private cooking lessons from a Michelin-rated chef

Come learn the art of Japanese cuisine with the Michelin-rated team of Mutsukari Restaurant in the heart of the Ginza District in Tokyo, Japan. In the beautiful, state-of-the art kitchen, customized private instructions are given in English to visiting food enthusiasts who want to experience beyond eating in top-class establishments. Get behind-the-scenes and receive one-on-one instruction from our chef-instructors that shape Japan's reputation as one of world's culinary capitals. We offer a broad range of topics to suit any culinary background and experience. You will be shown a variety of tips, techniques, and delicious recipes to impress even the most discerning palate. Our goal is for you to take home invaluable experience that is unsurpassed by any cookbook.

3-hour Program includes

Hands-on cooking instruction - each class and menu is designed to match your interest and skill level.
Chef's demonstration
Exquisite feast paired with a carefully selected list of wine or sake
A book of recipes and photographs from the class
An assortment of key ingredients used in the class

Culinary enthusiast participating in the Art of Washoku Program will
learn to

Explore the concepts of Washoku and integrate it at home.
Cook using key Japanese principles and methods.
Become familiar with key Japanese ingredients and flavors profiles.
Incorporate new culinary techniques, including Japanese knife skills.
Create various dishes that may easily be recreated at home.

List of sample classes

Culinary Boot Camp - Advanced Training
Fundamentals of Japanese Cooking
Gourmet Meals in Minutes
Vegetarian and Vegan Cooking Methods
Cooking at Home
Naturally Healthful Meals
Gorgeous Party Food



For groups of 4 or more:
20,000yen/person (Maximum of 6)


Hachikari Cooking School
5-5-19 Ginza, Chuoku, Tokyo Ginza Pony Bldg 8th Fl.
Mayu Takenouchi