Cooking Class - Donabe: Japanese One Pot Wonder

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Japanese Donabe-style dinner parties are a one-pot wonder you won’t want to miss.

Join Chef Evan and stew over his collection of one-pot dishes served family style in traditional Japanese clay pots. Learn the ethos behind this pedestrian food as Chef Evan utilizes simple ingredients that provide real substance, showcase the cook’s skill, and creates a beautiful presentation.

The flavor profiles unraveled in this hands-on class are bold, minimize the use of unhealthy elements, and lend themselves to swapping out ingredients depending on what's in season. The social element to these one-pot meals make for a low stress, casual dinner party.

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

  • Minimum Guests 2
  • Maximum Guests 12
  • Meal Courses 5
  • Event Duration 3 hours
  • Labels Asian, Date Night, Fun, Gourmet, Japanese

Reviews guests left for this experience



30 Apr 2018

We drove for three hours on a Sunday for Chef Evan's class. When we arrived, the entrance was locked and we found the rest of the class waiting outside. No one was able to reach Chef Evan, and even Cozymeal was unable to contact him the entire day and day after. After waiting for another half an hour, we finally gave up and left. The chef had been nonresponsive and uncommunicative the entire weeks since we booked - the red flags are obvious in hindsight.



09 Feb 2018

My husband, Dan, and I found this Donabe cooking class to be incredible. Chef Evan taught us how to slowly meld the ingredients together patiently to achieve a wonderful blend of flavors. Without using exact measurements, we learned to taste frequently to get the perfect end product. Leftovers that we took home were marvelous the next day. We already gave him a tip to show our appreciation.



22 Jan 2018

Great couples night out. Food was amazing and Chef Evan was extremely knowledgeable-not only about food but food in the Bay Area. Look forward to singing up for another class in the future.

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Chef Evan has an impressive resume, lauding stretches of experience in numerous Michelin starred kitchens cooking up haute cuisine around the U.S. Now, as the chef of Makaseru SF, Chef Evan is showing off the abundance and unique quality of produce grown in the San Francisco Bay Area, and heavily impressing upon it creations of impeccable vegetarian and vegan sushi. Needless to say, Chef Evan’s cooking classes are full of extraordinary and unexpected surprises.

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