Cooking Class - Sushi Workshop and East Asian Fare

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Learn to prepare sushi and other East Asian-inspired dishes with the help of Chef Jalen.

In this hands-on cooking class with Chef Jalen, you'll prepare a menu of sushi and other Asian-inspired dishes, along with a slew of culinary tips. This instructional class is great for sushi-making beginners, as well as more experienced home cooks.

Begin with better-than-take-out fried rice with shrimp, chicken and vegetables. Then, move on to the sushi-making workshop, learning how to prep and roll sushi like a pro. After the sushi, cook up chicken skewers to pair with a sweet and spicy marinade. For dessert, enjoy Japanese-style donuts loaded with cinnamon sugar, caramel and chocolate.

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

  • Minimum Guests 2
  • Maximum Guests 5
  • Meal Courses 4
  • Event Duration 2 hours
  • Labels Asian, Beginner, Date Night, Japanese, Sushi Making

Cozymeal guest reviews for this experience

Sharon D.


01 Apr 2022

All I can say is WOW!! Chef Jalen was amazing! The food was so good (better than any restaurant I ever have eaten at). He was very knowledgeable, helpful, funny, and kind. We definitely will be doing this again. Thank you so much! Sharon Dillard

Isabel McLain .

Isabel McLain

02 Dec 2021

We absolutely loved cooking with Chef Jalen! He was so kind and such an excellent cook. We told him ahead of time that some of us were gluten free and he went above and beyond to accommodate us! I honestly was not expecting for him to adapt every aspect of the meal, but he did and I was able to eat it all! It meant so much to me. We had great conversation and made delicious food. It was so fun! Would highly recommend taking a cooking class from Chef Jalen in the future.

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Jerome K.


16 Apr 2022

Chef Jalen was really Awesome, I learned a lot of new techniques in the kitchen, really loved learning how to make pasta. The conversations were great and I would to have this experience again. Thank You Chef Jalen for a great experience.⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

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Chef Jalen’s culinary career has taken him from being line cook, sous chef or kitchen manager at various restaurants to a lead position at a highly regarded Chinese bistro. He’s also a culinary entrepreneur, running a private chef and catering company. Chef Jalen’s experience working on the East Coast eventually led him to Charlotte, where he now happily shares his passion for international cuisine with students and aspiring chefs of all skill levels.

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