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I unfortunately misses out on a cooking class in South Korea, but when I saw Marcelos flyer in our... read more

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Sashimi Course

Wonderful teacher, very thorough and easy to understand, and really friendly guy in general... read more

Reviewed 8 June 2018
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My Japanese Cooking Classes are designed to help bring back home the taste, techniques and beauty of Japanese Cuisine you felt in love in Japan. An opportunity to further deepen your Japanese experience. I have 2 different classes: Full Course Meal...more
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322-703 Yorozuyacho, Shimogyo-ku, Shimogyo, Kyoto 600-8199, Kyoto Prefecture
+81 80-4640-1903
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I unfortunately misses out on a cooking class in South Korea, but when I saw Marcelos flyer in our hostel lobby I emailed him straight away to book a Japanese course. I was with two other people, one kosher and the other vegan. I explained...More

Thank eddymangels
Reviewed 8 June 2018

Wonderful teacher, very thorough and easy to understand, and really friendly guy in general! Marcelo had quite a few insights regarding living in japan and abroad as well as general local stuff that was interesting to hear as a tourist. Marcelo met us at our...More

Thank j h
Reviewed 7 June 2018 via mobile

We stood at Le Studio Takakura, there was a room in our room so we decided to ask these classes at our room. The guy brings a lot of stuff to make and our little kitchen was completely packed, we ended up with a lot...More

Thank Michelle L
Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

One the the most fun mornings I've had in a long time. Marcelo took us to the 6am market to teach us proper fish selection and meat types. We returned to our hostel and spent two full hours learning to prepare and present the sashimi....More

Thank Ben A
Reviewed 21 March 2018 via mobile

Very interesting introduction course how to prepare sashimi including explanation and handling different Japanese knives and selecting and buying fresh fish at the Nishiki market at sunrise!

Thank Martine N
Reviewed 20 March 2018 via mobile

Marcelo does an amazing job guiding you as you learn how to choose fish at the wholesale market full of commotion, every fish you can think of from puffer fish to huge tuna. It was the most authentic Japanese experience of my trip. He was...More

Thank Rosse G
Reviewed 20 March 2018 via mobile

After Sashimi introduction class, all my techniques did change. Chef Marcelo Vivario brings you to the next level with fun and passion!

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Reviewed 3 January 2018

Marcelo is a Chef with a hidden passion for teaching. I joined his class on a whim and it was the best part about my trip to Kyoto. He tailor fitted the class to his students needs and skill levels so that everyone had something...More

Thank Robert L
Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

Met this amazing man on the cafe of K's House Hostel and immediately felt at ease. When he heard about that I wanted to know how to make proper nabe he changed his cooking class for a bit so we could have a proper nabe...More

Thank Danique W
Reviewed 26 December 2017 via mobile

This is a very interesting experience to learn about Japanese cooking with a chef name marcelo. Marcelo takes to the market to pick out whatever you want to buy. And then marcelo teach you how to pick the best products and cheap prices at the...More

Thank Glenn C
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Shimogyo-ku is centered around the busy train hub,
Kyoto Station. A nexus for commerce, shopping, dining,
and hotels, the Shimogyo-ku area is infused with
tourists and local business travelers, making it a
competitive location for ever-new commercial
structures. The shops and cafes here are chic and
trendy, as a result, with many recognizable chains.
Commuters flood the Shimogyo-ku area twice a day, and
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