Cooking Class - Elevated Bento Box

Create an authentic Japanese meal with a lesson in the art of bento boxes.

Discover the magic that goes into building a bento box in this hands-on cooking class with Chef Ivan. With an array of recipes and ingredients to play with, you're sure to become a bento box extraordinaire in no time.

You can look forward to preparing miso soup with tofu, filling, folding and pan-searing gyoza with a blend of pork, garlic, ginger and scallions, and rolling sushi with fresh seafood of the day. Chef Ivan will also show you how to make okonomiyaki — classic cabbage pancakes — and vanilla ube ice cream.

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

  • Minimum Guests 4
  • Maximum Guests 16
  • Meal Courses 5
  • Event Duration 3 hours
  • Labels Asian, Beginner, Date Night, Japanese, Sushi Making

Cozymeal guest reviews for other experiences with Chef Ivan or Resident Chef

Crystal V.

01 Aug 2021

It was a great experience! I took the sushi class and it was amazing! Had plenty of sushi to take home and I feel quite prepared to do it at alone at home! Love that it is a 3-course meal I learned and ate rather than just rolling sushi as well ^___^

Jeanne O.

27 Jul 2021

Great experience with Chef Ivan and Chef Nora. Wonderful meal and ambiance.

Victoria C.

25 Jul 2021

Chef Ivan and Niko were wonderful! The food was amazing. I totally forgot that someone in our group was a vegetarian but Chef Ivan improvised to perfection.

$ 125 Per person

all-inclusive: 3-hour class, 5-course meal and taxes.


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Chef Ivan or Resident Chef
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Chef Ivan’s zeal for cooking began at a very young age, leading him to attend culinary school at the ripe age of just 14. The Italian chef, who has cooked all over Europe, now lives in New York where he runs a catering company and volunteers teaching children kitchen skills. Chef Ivan focuses on Italian, French and sushi courses, and is excited to educate guests on new techniques.

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