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 this experience

Isaac S.

Isaac

10 Apr 2022

The class and food were both amazing!!

Othilla W.

Othilla

10 Mar 2022

Chef Nora was great! Unlike other cooking classes I've done, this one wasn't stressful & overly fast paced. Instead, everyone cooked together, doing a part of the preparation. The Bento box class was awesome, I learned skills that I'll be able to transfer over.

Elaine B.

Elaine

22 Jan 2022

Chef Ivan taught me how to use the 8” knife. How to Julianne scallions. Organization of meal with preparing and thinking of timing, prior to cooking. Thank you so much for your culinary education.

$ 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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