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Enjoy a Cooking Lesson and Meal with a Local in Her Residential Sapporo Home

Sapporo, Japan

From US$70.00

Price varies by group size

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Free cancellation
Up to 3 days in advance.
  • 3 hours (approx.)
  • Mobile ticket
  • Offered in: English


Enjoy a cooking class in a memorable setting—a local’s home in Sapporo. It’s a great way to discover more about local life in Hokkaido, and to learn recipes that you wouldn’t discover otherwise. As it’s a private experience, you’ll be able to share stories and ask questions as you cook. The lesson consists of multiple dishes, that may include fresh seafood, cooked burdock, deep-fried tofu, or miso soup. Reward your hard work by eating the feast you’ve cooked at the end of your lesson.
  • A private cooking lesson ensures a more personalized experience
  • This cooking lesson uses locally-sourced vegetables, fish, and meat
  • No hunger pangs—enjoy eating the local dishes you prepare together
  • Hassle-free experience with alcoholic beverages included
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Sample Menu


Miso soup


Teriyaki chicken


Kinpira-gobo (sweet and salty cooked burdock)


Agedashi-tofu (deep fried and seasoned tofu)


Sunomono (Japanese pickled vegetables)


Traditional dessert

What's Included

  • Private Japanese cooking lesson with your host Kanae
  • Homecooked meal
  • Alcoholic Beverages
  • Non-alcoholic beverages
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

Meeting And Pickup

Meeting point

  • Sapporo
    Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan

    Meet your host Kanae in front of a convenience store called LAWSON close to the Maruyama-koen station on the Tozai subway line.

End point

This activity ends back at the meeting point.

What To Expect

Additional Info

  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Menu may vary depending on the season
  • If any travelers in your party have any allergies, dietary restrictions or cooking preferences please advise at time of booking
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • Private, personalized experience
  • Kanae is happy to introduce Hokkaido dishes instead of typical homestyle menus, if you are interested in any of those.
  • Please note that Kanae's car can fit up to 5 people including the driver (max 4 guests), so if you are a group of 5 or more you will need to use a taxi and have it follow Kanae's car to her home, after meeting her at the station.
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

Cancellation Policy

You can cancel up to 3 days in advance of the experience for a full refund.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 3 full days before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 2 full days before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 2 full days before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.

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Cooking in Japan
Tom B, Nov 2019
It was a unique experience. We were taught how to cook and make some dished which we also had for dinner!! Delicious!! Our host was very accommodating!
Accueil sympathique et bons conseilsls
Odile_C, Jul 2019
Kanae nous a régalé de belles découvertes et accompagné sur le retour pour faire un achat culinaire ensuite, merci


Product code: 7626P377