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4.9
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Chef Motoko

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Chef Motoko
Verified chef
15 Reviews
Chef Motoko is a Japanese chef and author who specializes in invigorating, flavorful, and unique Japanese cuisine. Chef Motoko prides herself on her beautiful vegetable garden from where she sources many of her ingredients. She often picks the vegetables the day of the class; some of which are less well known outside of Japan. Her teaching style is unpretentious, friendly, and easy to understand.
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The Art of Ramen

$99
Cooking Class
$99
Learn to whip up speedy ramen with this fast-paced, fun class. Lovers of ramen will relish the chance to master this beloved dish thanks to a chef-led group cooking class. You’ll not only get to grips with the techniques involved in making noodles and broth but learn about the toppings used in ramen dishes...
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Chef Andrea or Resident Chef
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Next Date: Tue, Apr 16th at 4:00PM & other times
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The Mastery of Spanish Fare

$125
Cooking Class
$125
Join a professional chef and transform authentic ingredients into traditional favorites. Learn how to make one of Spain’s most iconic dishes in this hands-on cooking class. Your expert chef will teach you new cooking skills as you make an incredible paella along with other Spanish favorites from scratch. First,...
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Chef Roddy or Resident Chef
4.5
35 Reviews
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Next Date: Tue, Apr 16th at 6:00PM & other times
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Vibrant Plant-Based Farm-to-Table Feast

$145
Team Building Activity
$145
Join Chef Dirk for a vibrant and fun culinary team building experience like no other. In this hands-on team building cooking class with Chef Dirk, you and your team will learn how to prepare a colorful four-course menu that is built on the principles of a contemporary plant-based diet. You and your team will begin...
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Chef Dirk
4.8
177 Reviews
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Next Date: Wed, Apr 17th at 6:00PM & other times
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Experience pasta like you've never had it before in this private chef Italian experience. Watch in awe as Chef Dirk prepares fresh hand-cranked noodles and wheel-shaped pasta from scratch. You will enjoy the pasta with a sauce of your choice, with options including slow-cooked beef and red wine or a cream sauce with It...
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4.8
177 Reviews
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Experience Chinatown Like a Local

$75
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$75
Visit the little-known parts of Chinatown that locals frequent on this walking food tour. The Chinatown you can discover on foot in back alleys, food markets and tiny restaurants will surprise you with new adventures around every corner. On this walking food tour, you'll experience the Chinatown locals know and love...
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Exploring the Mission District

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$79
Discover the culinary secrets that lie at the heart of a cherished San Francisco neighborhood. On this Secret Food Tour: San Francisco, the Mission District, you'll see how immigrants shaped the neighborhood by creating brilliant artwork, beautiful architecture and sharing their fantastic food! Originally home to...
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Artisan Pasta Creation

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Assemble your team and get ready to bring the heat for a thrilling cooking challenge. Challenge your crew to an exciting team building cooking class with an expert chef where everyone will break into smaller teams to put their culinary skills to the ultimate test in an Iron Chef-inspired cooking competition. Begin...
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Team Building Activity

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REVIEWS

Chef Motoko's Overall Rating

4.9 / 5

Based on 15 reviews

Reviews guests left for Chef Motoko

Samer D.

Samer

03/08/20
Motoko is amazing! She is such a kind and patient person who has great passion and skill as a chef and teacher. She came fully prepared and carried out the class as promised. I highly recommend her.
03/08/20
Jason A.

Jason

11/22/19
Thanks! It was a great experience.
11/22/19
Susan

Susan

07/30/19
It was a delight to have Chef Motoko in our home. She is very knowledgeable, my husband and I highly recommend her. The food was delicious and we learned so much. We had a wonderful experience.
07/30/19