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My cooking studio move from JR Nishikujo station to (Hankyu-line Mondyakujin station from 1 July 2018.
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Mondoso | West Exit of the Mondo Yakujin Staion, Hankyu Railway,, Nishinomiya 662-0825, Hyogo Prefecture
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All reviews miso soup learned how sushi okonomiyaki whole experience at home japanese style guest service manager great food matcha tea authentic cooking yorkshire terrier thank you so much would highly recommend to anyone very enjoyable experience new friends caught the train
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent class, great food and sake and a lovely supervisor (Akane the dog). Had a great time learning the ins and outs of making okonomayaki and takoyaki (to name a couple) and discussing cuisine from Australia and Japan. Left full and very satisfied.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank JessM1235
Reviewed 31 October 2018

Yayo was very nice brought me up from the train station to her lovely house. I met Akane, a cute little dog. Akane was with us all the times, quietly resting on her spot. Yayo was a very patient teacher. She explained every ingredients using...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

We caught the train to meet Yayo, around 45 minutes from where we stayed in Dotonbori. She took us back, and after we met the guest services manager(Akane), we got down to it. We learned how to prepare 5 dishes from scratch, first by watching...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank gdpo
Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

I wasn’t sure what to expect when Yayo had to change the location of our cooking class to her cooking studio in her house, but I was very pleasantly surprised! She picked us out at the train station and walked us back to her studio...More

Thank RoseLaroiya
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

Yayo was a wonderful host!! My friend and I were running embarrassingly late for our lesson, but Yayo waited for us at the agreed meeting point and called to let us know she was there. She didn’t give us any grief for being late and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Cara A
Reviewed 30 April 2018

Yayo met us promptly at her local train station and made us feel very welcome on the walk to her house. My husband, two teenage boys and myself had a very enjoyable evening learning to cook Japanese food with Yayo, her sister and of course...More

Date of experience: April 2018
2  Thank Shirley M
Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

Yayo is a wonderful teacher and host, she welcomed me in her home and taught me how to make okonomiyaki and takoyaki. We also made matcha tea and taiyaki. She packed all I couldn’t eat for me to eat later and it was wonderful! Thank...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Valentina D
Reviewed 24 April 2018

Dad and I attended a cooking class with Yayo and it was the highlight of our trip to Osaka. The care and preparation for our class was outstanding. Yayo made us feel so comfortable and was is excellent instructor. We truly enjoy this activity and...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Lady J
Reviewed 22 April 2018

My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed our cooking class with Yayo and her "supervisor"Akane. Yayo was the perfect host, her warm hospitality and infectious laughter made for a fantastic evening. The food we prepared was delicious and it gave us the opportunity to ask multiple...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Gherk3
Reviewed 18 April 2018

Based on the overall reviews, I decided to book this cooking class with Yayo. I'm so glad I did because from the beginning, Yayo was prompt and responsive. She picked my family up at the nearest train station to her cooking studio. Yayo was helpful,...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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15 July 2017|
Response from sushi_cooking | Property representative |
I am very sorry that send reply late.I went to oversea till 2 days ago.
10 September 2016|
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Response from sushi_cooking | Property representative |
Dear Mr Robert Thank you for message. Yes, available sushi lesson and Osaka food lesson on 21 October. Please book from (this page of Book in Advance) Thank you Yayo