Cooking Class - Mastering the Perfect Tonkatsu

Chef Shinya makes it so you don't have to fly to Tokyo for good tonkatsu!

Hailing from Japan, Chef Shinya knows how hard it is to find good tonkatsu — Japanese pork cutlet — in the U.S. In this hands-on class, Chef Shinya shares his professional expertise and trade techniques that are even kept a secret in Japan, so that you can make proper tonkatsu at home.

Chef Shinya explains every detail of preparing tonkatsu, including how to select the right pork, how to prepare the cut, and how to best enjoy it. You will also learn to make a simple salad, seaweed soup, and seasoned steamed rice.

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

  • Minimum Guests 2
  • Maximum Guests 8
  • Meal Courses 3
  • Event Duration 3 hours
  • Labels Asian, Couples, Date Night, Group, Japanese

Reviews guests left for other experiences with Chef Shinya



24 Feb 2024

Our evening with Chef Shinya was wonderful. Chef is great at storytelling and we had plenty of laughs through the night. Chef taught us great fundamentals to cooking and techniques to make delicious food. I'm excited to use all that I learned.



21 Feb 2024

Had a really great time! Chef Shinya taught us a lot of cooking tricks, we really enjoyed the class and meeting new people. Thank you!



19 Feb 2024

Great experience, 10/10! Chef Shinya was very knowledgeable and friendly to talk with. Overall fantastic class that I would highly recommend to anyone interested.

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Hailing from Japan, Chef Shinya focuses on crafting outstanding cuisine centering on traditional and authentic Japanese recipes, but mixed with a passion for using fresh, local ingredients. This method, along with his extensive experience as a culinary instructor, chef trainer and former restaurant owner who has earned three stars from Seattle Times, proves Chef Shinya's classes will be extraordinary.

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Cancellation Policy

Flexible booking: Cancel or reschedule this event's reservation for free up to 48 hours before the event.
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