Cooking Class - Sushi for Beginners

In this introductory class, learn how to make Japanese sushi favorites with modern flair.

In this beginner sushi class, Chef Gilzel will teach you classic sushi-making techniques as you prepare a variety of modern Japanese recipes completely from scratch using high-quality ingredients.

With Chef Gilzel as your guide, you'll begin with a twist on the traditional poke bowl, serving salmon poke between Hawaiian rolls with avocado and spicy mayonnaise. Continue utilizing smart knife techniques as you slice tuna for a tataki recipe that features ponzu and fried garlic, roll and slice maki filled with spicy tuna, salmon and avocado, and shrimp tempura, and prepare mango sticky rice for dessert.

Guests are welcome to bring wine and beer to enjoy during the class.

  • Minimum Guests 2
  • Maximum Guests 6
  • Meal Courses 5
  • Event Duration 2.5 hours
  • Labels Asian, Beginner, Japanese, Pescatarian, Sushi Making

Cozymeal guest reviews for this experience

Brittany N.

24 Jun 2021

Super friendly! My wife couldn't make it so I took our 8 year old daughter. Knowledge and the food was awesome!

Guest reviews for Chef Gilzel


19 May 2021

Absolutely amazing! Chef Gilzel is true professional of her craft, the food was amazing!


18 May 2021

Chef Gilzel is an amazing teacher and a great explainer. Anyone who wants to learn sushi can always count on her to show and explain in detail.

$ 75 Per person

all-inclusive: 2.5-hour class, 5-course meal and taxes.

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Chef Gilzel is a top sushi chef on the Las Vegas culinary scene who specializes in sushi and Asian cuisines. After graduating with degrees in culinary arts and food service management, Chef Gilzel began her career as a sushi chef at a modern, high-end Japanese restaurant. She has since worked in several renowned restaurant kitchens, most recently as the sous chef of a globally inspired raw bar in a five-star Las Vegas resort.

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