Sushi Making Classes In Tokyo You Can Attend

Learning how to make sushi is an art that takes many years to master. The basics, however, don’t require such a demanding level of commitment as there are many one-day sushi-making classes one can take in Tokyo.

Attending one of these short, affordable, and fun-filled lessons is enough to teach you the basics so that you can impress family and friends with your own delicious and presentable sushi. So if you’re ever in the city with a few hours to spare, then why not attend one of these fun and interactive classes?

Topics Covered

  • Tokyo Sushi Making Tour
  • Tsukiji Cooking
  • Tokyo Sushi Academy
  • Chagohan Tokyo
  • Cooking Sun

Tokyo Sushi Making Tour

Tokyo Sushi Making Tour
Quahogian at English Wikipedia, Plate of Sushi, CC BY 2.5

The highly popular Tokyo Sushi Making Tour first opened for business in 2013 and has since taught 4,000 people how to make this unique Japanese dish. The school is located in the Kita-Senju area from where students will learn how to make four varieties of sushi from teachers who speak fluent English. Morning and afternoon classes are held daily, with each lasting 2.5 hours.

Duration2.5 Hours
AddressSenjuasahicho, Adachi, Tokyo

Tsukiji Cooking

Tsukiji Cooking
Mrmcdonnell at English Wikipedia, Western Sushi, CC BY-SA 3.0

Tsukiji Cooking is somewhat unique because you will first be taken to the Tsukiji Fish Market, where you will select fresh ingredients for your sushi-making lesson. The lesson duration is 3 hours, and the cooking school also offers classes on a range of other Japanese dishes, including ramen.

Duration3 Hours
AddressTsukiji, Chuo-Ku, Tokyo

Tokyo Sushi Academy

Tokyo Sushi Academy
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The Tokyo Sushi Academy specializes in teaching and training individuals who are aspiring to become career sushi chefs, with beginner courses lasting as long as six weeks. If you don’t have six weeks to spare, then how about their 90 minute, fun, and interactive workshop held each Saturday at their Tsukiji branch. The workshop is extremely popular, so you will have to book well in advance.

Duration90 Minutes
AddressKY Bldg 2F 4-7-5 Tsukiji Chuo-ku, Tokyo

Chagohan Tokyo

Sushi making classes in Tokyo.

The Chagohan Tokyo cooking school, located in Kappabashi Kitchen Town, near Asakusa, offers 2 hour-long classes, twice daily. They also provide lessons in other types of Japanese cuisine, including Matcha green tea preparation. And keep an eye on their website because they sometimes hold sake tasting events with real geisha.

Duration2 Hours
AddressKY Bldg 2F 4-7-5 Tsukiji Chuo-ku, Tokyo

Cooking Sun

Cooking Sun

Cooking Sun has been in business since 2014 and has facilities in Tokyo as well as Kyoto. The 3 hour long classes are in English, and you will learn how to make seven different types of sushi rolls along with Miso soup. Cooking Sun also offers a five-day-long intensive course for aspiring professional chefs who wish to specialize in a variety of Japanese cuisines.

Duration3 Hours
AddressShinanomachi 18, Shinanomachi, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 160-0016

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