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This tour was well worth it and I would do it again to further hone my knowledge from the initial lesson. The tour guide was excellent and we were very cordially welcomed in to the local's private Kyoto home which made this class so authentic and real. We also got to enjoy the Sushi and Tempura we made with the direct assistance of the very experienced and gracious cook. I recommend this cooking class to anyone interested in learning how to make Sushi and Tempura using authentic Japanese cooking and preparation methods. Had lots of fun.
A great way to get to know a typical household and connect with the chef/teacher. This experience was more about getting to know the chef/teacher and eating an amazing home cooked meal. A recipe book and a few small gifts were given at the end to make sure I knew how to cook everything again!
The best part of the trip was the experience of Private Sushi and Tempura making in a local home. The hosts who welcomed us in their home were amazing, so sweet and gave us the best part of Japan...the people...It was a spectacular and amazing event and memory for a lifetime. It truly was worth every penny to spend time in a local home with a local of Kyoto...it is the only true way to get to know a place is in a person's home. I cannot say enough of what a blessed experience this was. Thank you Viator for making it possible. I have been on several tours of yours in several countries and you do not disappoint.
This cooking class was very well organised and highly enjoyable. Both the tour guide and the host were lovely and it was great to experience cooking in a typical Kyoto kitchen/home. We were encouraged throughout the session to participate in the preparation of every dish made. The host made us feel very welcome in her home and was more than happy for us to take pictures throughout the class and answer our questions.
Wow! This was a very personalized experience. Our interpreter/guide met us at the hotel with a car. On the drive to the home, our guide was engaging and interesting. She spoke perfect English as she had lived in Australia for eight years. Of course the best part was the lesson! Our hostess was gracious and informative. She and her nephew did a great job with all the parts of the dishes we prepared. Our 18 year old son loved everything. The food was spectacular and we enjoyed the conversation and learning customs as well as cooking. I would strongly recommend this experience!
We enjoyed the people involved in this class. The lady who served as our guide was excellent -- personable, excellent translation skills, kind, and did great in her role. We also enjoyed the home host who was so charming, hospitable, knew a lot about ingredients and was skilled in preparing all items that we made. Something that could be improved a little is the organization of the time that we were there. But that was a small matter and overall, we had such an enjoyable time with all involved. We would sign up for this class if we had not done it on this trip. One other thing that was so nice was the recipe book that contained all the dishes that we made. Thank you to all that were involved!
Great afternoon, thanks very much!
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