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Authentic Seasonal Japanese Home Cooking Lesson with a Charming Local in Kyoto

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Kyoto, Japan

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icon3 hours  (Approx.)
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iconOffered in: English and 1 more
Good for avoiding crowds

Keeping you safe during COVID-19
What you can expect during your visit
Face masks required for travelers in public areas
Face masks required for guides in public areas
Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
Gear/equipment sanitized between use
Guides required to regularly wash hands
Regular temperature checks for staff
Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
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Overview

When traveling abroad, there is no other experience like sitting down for a meal with a local. Michiyo opens her Kyoto home to visitors to cook a meal and share conversation. Enjoy learning to make authentic Japanese cuisine, from dashi (fish broth) to chirashi sushi with your Kyoto native host. Enjoy sitting down together to for a meal with paired alcoholic drinks to accent your delicious food.
  • Learn to cook Japanese cuisine served in a Kyoto resident’s home
  • Use fresh, seasonal ingredients to make dashi and chirashi sushi
  • Enjoy alcoholic or non-alcoholic drinks paired with your food
  • Choose from lunch or dinner options; easily fit this experience into your schedule
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Starter
Dashi based soup
Main
Chirashi-sushi of salmon
Nikujaga
Japanese style tender fried chicken
Dessert
Marinated silken tofu with canola flower leaves and mango
Private cooking class and meal with your host Michiyo
Local alcohol (1-2 glasses)
Non-alcoholic beverages
All taxes, fees and handling charges
Gratuities
Hotel pickup and drop-off

Departure Point

Kyoto, Japan

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Menu may vary depending on the season
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements [in the "Special Requirements" box] at the time of booking
  • Michiyo and her husband share their home with El, their well-behaved dachshund dog
  • Private, personalized experience
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • OPERATED BY Traveling Spoon, Inc

If you cancel at least 3 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.

If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.

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The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Authentic Seasonal Japanese Home Cooking Lesson with a Charming Local in Kyoto?
A:
The policies on face masks and attendee health are:

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
See all safety measures taken by Authentic Seasonal Japanese Home Cooking Lesson with a Charming Local in Kyoto.
Q:
What is the policy on sanitization during Authentic Seasonal Japanese Home Cooking Lesson with a Charming Local in Kyoto?
A:
The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
See all safety measures taken by Authentic Seasonal Japanese Home Cooking Lesson with a Charming Local in Kyoto.
Q:
What is the social distancing policy during Authentic Seasonal Japanese Home Cooking Lesson with a Charming Local in Kyoto?
A:
The policies on social distancing are:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
See all safety measures taken by Authentic Seasonal Japanese Home Cooking Lesson with a Charming Local in Kyoto.
Q:
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Authentic Seasonal Japanese Home Cooking Lesson with a Charming Local in Kyoto?
A:
The policies on staff health & safety are:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
See all safety measures taken by Authentic Seasonal Japanese Home Cooking Lesson with a Charming Local in Kyoto.
Q:
What is the maximum group size during Authentic Seasonal Japanese Home Cooking Lesson with a Charming Local in Kyoto?
A:
This activity will have a maximum of 5 travelers.

See all safety measures taken by Authentic Seasonal Japanese Home Cooking Lesson with a Charming Local in Kyoto.

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Highlight of our Japan Trip
truebluebyu
, Dec 2019
Our cooking lesson and dinner with MIchiyo was one of the highlights of our visit to Japan. We're looking forward to using her recipes to cook a meal at home!
icon Response from Host , Dec 2019
Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a wonderful review. We are so glad you had a memorable Traveling Spoon experience and look forward to serving you again on your future travels!
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